Fluency Marketing is pleased to welcome Teijin as the platinum sponsor for MotorsportAM, its Advanced Materials for Motorsport Conference, taking place at Silverstone Circuit on 8th and 9th October 2020.
Teijin, through the business unit Teijin Aramid, is an industry leader in aramid materials trading under the names Twaron®, TeijinConex® and Technora®. These materials, renowned for their strength, durability, safety and heat resistant qualities are used in a wide range of applications globally, which include Automotive, Aerospace, Ballistic protection and protective clothing for first responders. With a strong focus on sustainability, the company aims to create a sustainable, circular aramid chain with a finite use of resources on the basis of 100% renewable energy by 2050.
The Teijin Group has a multi-year partnership with Envision Virgin Racing where it supports ‘Race Against Climate’ and the team’s participation in the ABB FIA Formula E Championship. The companies are committed to exchanging knowledge and using their partnership to deliver improved performance to Envision Virgin. In particular, the Teijin Group will develop high-performance materials and products that will help improve the performance of the team and enhance driver comfort. As an acknowledgement of this partnership, visitors to MotorsportAM can view the current Envision Virgin car at this year’s event.
Mr Yutaka Yagi, Managing Director & General Manager of Technology for Teijin Automotive Centre Europe, will join the programme to present on the topic of “Multi-Material Composite Engineering”. Yagi-san has over ten years of experience in composites development at Teijin.
Hendrik de Zeeuw, Senior Vice President Marketing and Sales Automotive, commented; “We are proud to participate at MotorsportAM as Platinum sponsor this year. As a material supplier, our position offers unique opportunities to support value chain partners in automotive design and engineering towards realising a sustainable automotive future without compromising on performance. Only through partnerships and collaboration within the industry we can fulfil this role. MotorsportAM is an invaluable forum for us to be in touch with key stakeholders in the industry.”
Gemma Smith, Fluency Marketing Managing Director, said; “We are pleased to welcome Teijin to MotorsportAM. With a vast amount of experience in the development of lightweight, high-performance components for the industry, Teijin will bring an unparalleled level of knowledge and experience to the conference. We look forward to working with the team in the event production and execution.”