31 Mar 2020
Toray are the market leaders (ca. 40%) in carbon fiber production. As of 2018/2019 the total capacity is 49,500 tpa and they plan for this to rise to 59,500 tpa by 2021 with additional 5,000 tpa capacity being added to both their Mexican and Hungarian site.
11 Mar 2020
Ultrathin Organic Solar Cell is Both Efficient and Durable
Scientists have succeeded, in collaboration with international partners, in creating an ultrathin organic solar cell that is both highly efficient and durable. Using a simple post-annealing process, they created a flexible organic cell that degrades by less than 5 percent over 3,000 hours in atmospheric conditions and that simultaneously has an energy conversion ratio--a key indicator of solar cell performance--of 13 percent.
2 Mar 2020
Energy Absolute Pcl
it makes the batteries, the vehicles, the charging infrastructure and supplies the renewable electricity.
-A large balance sheet from it's biodiesel and renewables business.
-Price: it can undercut the competition as it pays no import taxes building vehicles locally.
-Diversifying beyond the car segment with electric catamarans. This is very unique for an electric car manufacturer and is a good move since the car market in Thailand is small (roughly 1 million cars sold yearly).
11 Feb 2020
Toray Achieves World's First UHF Wireless Communication
Toray Industries has become the first in the world to communicate wirelessly across the UHF band with a printed semiconductor. This setup employs a printed radio-frequency identifier that the company created.
31 Oct 2019
Stretch Film Easily Deforms and Quickly Returns to Original Dimensions
An elastic film that easily recovers its original shape and size after folding and rolling. Diverse potential applications include displays and wearable devices.