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Teijin boosts carbon fiber output in Germany

Medical demand soars as aircraft production nose-dives

Carbon short fiber is often used to reinforce plastic or rubber. (Photo courtesy of Teijin)

TOKYO -- Teijin has ramped up production of carbon fiber at a German subsidiary, the Japanese materials maker said Friday, partly in response to growing demand for the strong yet lightweight material for use in medical devices amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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