Teijin has opened its European Sustainable Technology Innovation Center (ESTIC) in Arnhem, Netherlands.

The company intends the center to be ‘a research and development facility tasked with developing technologies for a more sustainable world’, according to a press release.

This includes forming initiatives for Teijin’s various business units and developing new businesses in order to improve the lifecycle capabilities of the company’s core materials. Teijin also plans to develop green materials, reduce CO2 emissions and stimulate the hydrogen economy, the company said.

 ESTIC will also establish a satellite office in Sittard-Geleen, Netherlands, to further improve communication with research institutes.

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