5 December, 2023

Advancing Textile Sustainability: Teijin Aramid Partners with TPACC

We are thrilled to announce our support of the Textile Protection and Comfort Center (TPACC) based at the esteemed Wilson College of Textiles at North Carolina State University. 

Recognized for leading the way in textiles education and research, the Wilson College of Textiles educates future industry leaders to “apply textiles thinking to the grand challenges facing our world”. 

This support aligns with our dedication to partnering for innovation and sustainability in the textile sector. The Wilson College's unique position as the sole textiles-focused institution in North America aligns with our vision of enhancing quality of life through sustainable textile solutions. The college's Textile Protection and Comfort Center conducts pioneering research in protective textiles that positively impacts occupational safety and first responder security. Their commitment to developing protective clothing and reducing health risks mirrors ours: 

Our shared goal is to protect life and enhance comfort, while minimizing the impact on the environment. 

New opportunities for advancements in protective systems

This collaboration opens avenues for mutual engagement in groundbreaking sustainability and innovative projects. We are particularly excited about the opportunities this partnership presents for advancements in protective systems that align with our Life Protection Platform.

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“Together, we look forward to contributing to the Wilson College of Textiles' mission and fostering a new generation of textile professionals dedicated to sustainability.”

Monica Lopez Lorenzo, Senior Vice President Marketing & Sales, Life Protection

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