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Japan Gore-Tex Inc
Hiromasa Shimada


Japan Gore-Tex Inc

Description

Japan Gore-Tex Inc (JGI), headquartered in Tokyo, has been known as the primary manufacturer and marketer of ePTFE products in Japan. The company posts annual sales of $300 million and employs 500 associates in Tokyo and Okayama.

 

 

JGI was originally founded in 1974 as a joint venture between Gore and electronic products manufacturer Junkosha Inc. The purpose of the joint venture was to utilize and build upon Gore's unique expanded polytetrafluoroethylene (ePTFE) technology in Japan.

 

 

Over the last 35 years, JGI has grown as a contributor to the Gore group, building successful businesses in the Japanese market and adding significant innovations to Gore's portfolio of intellectual property.

 

In 2009 JGI has become a wholly owned subsidiary of Gore.

Status
Manufacturer of Armaments