This report provides an overview of trends and opportunities within the Japanese technical textile sector. It discusses the significant growth which the technical textiles industry has recently enjoyed in Japan as well as the increasing demand for technological innovations within this sector in Japan. This report will also outline and discuss the growing emphasis on healthy, environmentally friendly technical textiles among Japan's major manufacturers. It will also evaluate the long-term viability of the Japanese technical textile sector, making the case that the future of this industry in Japan lies in innovative, niche variations of their existing technical textile foundations.
Nele Duprix is a freelance consultant with over 15 years of experience living and working in Japan. She also works as a project manager for Akoni KK, and her areas of expertise include Japan-related market entry, market research, translation, and cross-border consulting. Please click here to access her profile.
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