AKXY POD’s International Debut at CES 2022 – Asahi Kasei Offers a Glimpse into the Future of Comfort, Clean Tech, and Safety in Your Car and Home

Asahi Kasei’s concept of growing continuously together with our customers is described along with the evolution of the AKXY™ concept car series that symbolizes our passion for the automotive sector. AKXY POD is the amalgamation of countless Asahi Kasei textiles, resins, sensors, and other proprietary technologies into a pod where visitors can experience the future automotive interior space with all senses. (Photo: Business Wire) NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Asahi Kasei, a diversified Japanese multinational company, is gathering its in...
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Tokyo's Asahi Kasei Corporation Backs Ann Arbor-Based JustLight pbc with UV Investment

JustLight raises over $2M of seed funding to bring light to health care and hygiene. ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Asahi Kasei Corporation has committed its support in JustLight with another round of investment. This comes after JustLight was awarded funding in January from Asahi Kasei's UV Accelerator, a project that strives to attract new partnerships from countries around the globe to help create a safer world. JustLight, a public benefit corporation, believes its light will fundamentally improve our health care system. Founder P...
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Klaran™ High-Performance UVC LEDs for Disinfection Adopted in Daikin Air Purifier

Asahi Kasei announces that the UV Streamer Air Purifier scheduled to be launched in Japan by Daikin Industries, Ltd. (Daikin) on April 26, 2021, will be equipped with Klaran™ high-performance UVC LEDs for disinfection by Crystal IS, Inc. (CIS), an Asahi Kasei company. About Klaran™ UVC LEDs Made using the Asahi Kasei Group’s leading single-crystal aluminum nitride (AlN) substrates and thin-film crystal growth technologies, Klaran™ achieves the highest output in the 260–270 nm wavelength range, which is most effec...
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Urgent Need of Surface Disinfection Powered by UVC LED Technology

The recent outbreak of COVID-19 has prompted the large-scale search for practical solutions that can prevent the spread of the deadly virus — from researchers and scientists committed to finding a solution, to the manufacturers and consumers looking for credible information. In this time of uncertainty, many are seeking information around the potential technologies that can be used to combat the virus. One proven approach is using UV light. Disrupting the DNA of pathogens with UV light UVC light is a commonly used sterilization technology that has been shown to i...
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Klaran Introduces New 60mW UVC LED and Reactor Prototype for Water Disinfection

Klaran, a product line of Asahi Kasei’s subsidiary Crystal IS, announced the addition of a new 60mW UVC LED to its water disinfection (WD) series. In an advanced prototype reactor, the 60mW LED has demonstrated effective and affordable water treatment at flow rates up to three liters per minute, with disinfection rates comparable to NSF/ANSI 55 Class “A.” Klaran’s current WD series LEDs and water treatment reactors are used to treat point of use water at flow rates up to two liters per minute and at disinfection rates comparable w...
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ree LED announces new J Series 5050C E Class LEDs offering breakthrough light output, high efficacy, and long lifetimes for directional lighting applications. (Graphic: Business Wire) DURHAM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cree LED, an SGH company (Na... READ MORE

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