Japan’s Tosoh sees growth in global zirconia powder markets
SINGAPORE (CNI)–Tosoh Corp expects the market for zirconia powder to show high growth rates in coming years, driven by the demand for fibre optics from the global electronics, information technology and telecommunications industries, CNI was informed Friday.
Tosoh is a global market leader in zirconia, which is used in the production of optical connector parts. The company claims to have a 60% market share, according to Tosoh corporate communications manager Nancy Ikehara.
Ikehara added that the 250 tonne/year zirconia expansion – to 620 tonne/year – at Tosoh’s manufacturing site in Nanyo, is fully operational. Work had started in September last year.
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Post time: Mar-27-2018