Asahi Kasei Advance Corporation, a new member of the Asahi Kasei Group, was founded in 2015. Three of the Nipponese Group’s subsidiaries (Asahi Kasei Trading, Asahi Kasei Intertextiles, and Asahi Kasei Commerce) merged to form the corporation, becoming the Group’s commercial branch. As a trading company, its mission is to improve business transactions by providing quality service in each speciality of the three merged companies. Those areas are the transformation and sale of fibres and other chemical products, plastics, and construction materials. Another of the Corporation’s goals is to oversee the development and marketing of new fields of activity.
Asahi Kasei Advance Corporation is organised into several divisions. The apparel materials and products division covers yarns such as Bemberg™ Cupro, Roica ™ Spandex, polyester, acetate, rayon, Leona™ Nylon 6.6, and apparel such as outerwear, intimates, sportswear, and uniforms. Other divisions involve technical textiles and nonwovens, plastic products, and chemical products and construction materials. The company employs 545 people and currently reports sales of ¥107.4 million. Between 2.5 and 5 million metres are sold each month in different product categories.
Asahi Kasei Advance Corporation is very active in the corsetry, lingerie, and activewear markets. The company offers a wide choice of greige goods, such as Raschel single and double knits, circular knits, interlock knits, and more. Among the latest innovations are the exceptional Finex knits made with an original double knit construction and two-way stretch knits. Asahi Kasei Advance Corporation hold an exhibition twice a year where to disseminate the latest trend information and exhibit fabrics making full use of its production background. The corporation is committed to responsible manufacturing methods and invests in recycled materials (Roica™ EF) as well as eco-friendly ones (cupro).
Asahi Kasei Advance Corporation has several sales offices – in China, Hong Kong, and Thailand. Sales in Japan are growing rapidly. Asahi Kasei Advance Corporation is trading with famous Japanese customers and overseas customers.