The R&D Division of Alcantara is the heart of technological innovations surrounding the globally recognized brand and material ALCANTARA™. In accordance with corporate sustainability guidelines, this division is constantly pursuing process and product developments that meet market needs, as well as solutions tailored to customers. It strengthens developments and proposals developed from a customer’s perspective and made by the Customer Innovation Center established in 1995. ALCANTARA™ has a wide range of applications, including automotive interiors as well as fashion, home decor, and consumer electronics, and its customers are spread around the globe. This division is continuously improving its internal know-how in order to quickly respond to customers’ needs.