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Kyoto Municipal Industrial Research Institute, Textile Technology Center

京都市産業技術研究所 繊維技術センター, キョウトシサンギョウギジュツケンキュージョ センイギジュツセンター
Representive : Director, AWASAKI Masayuki
Establishment year: 1916
Address: 647-20 Soukokujimonzencho, Agaru, Kamidachiuri, Karasumadori, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto 602-0898 Japan
Telephone number: +81-75-441-3165
FAX number: +81-75-451-3346
Number of employees: 33
Organization/Research department name (12):
  • Textile Process Division
  • Application Laboratory
  • Basic Research Laboratory for Dyeing, Printing and
  • Finishing
  • Chemical Analysis Laboratory
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History (2):
  • 1916/01
    Kyoto Municipal Textile Research Institute was founded.
  • 2003/04
    Institute was reorganized into Fabric Technology Center, Kyoto Municipal Industrial Research Institute.
Business overview:
"Management Department
General affairs, accounting, labor, facility management,
business planning and investigation Liaison with and
instruction of professional groups, use permit of equipment,
management and operation of the library
Coordination of research, guidance and training
Textile process Division
Research - dyestuffs, agents, refining, breaching, dyeing,
printing, finishing process, color fastness, water
repellency, etc.
Analysis - analysis of water for dyeing, dyestuffs, agents,
glue and qualitative or quantitative analysis
Guidance - technical consultation, processing machine and
equipment design, training on textile process technicians,
guidance to trainees, workshops, guidance to research groups
Trial manufacture and processing - trial manufacture of
refining, breaching, dyeing, finishing, etc. and interim
tests, trial use of equipment
Others - computer application technology, investigation of
textile process, information supply on internet
Machine Wearing Division
Research - fiber, string, preparation for weaving, weaving,
figured cloth, texture, strength and elongation, degree of
wear, etc.
Analysis of cloth - raw materials, mixture ratio, fineness,
cotton count, density, texture
Guidance - technical consultation, training on textile
technicians, guidance to trainees, workshops, guidance to
research groups
Trial manufacture and processing - trial manufacture and
interim tests of twisting, starching, warping, weaving and
figured cloth, trial use of equipments
Others - computer utilization technology, investigation of
textiles, information supply on internet
Design Division
Experimental production - trial production and commission of
dyeing design, fashion color, dyeing crafts
Instruction - technical consultation, training on dyeing
design, Honyuzen dyeing (hand-drawn) technique, etc.,
guidance to trainees, access to the reference materials on
Others - investigation concerning design, information supply
on internet
Technical Support Room (consists of the staff from one
department and three divisions of the Institute)
Diagnosis and instruction - diagnosis and technical
consultation of failure of dyed fabrics, technical
consultation on PL method, workshop such as Kimono class,
holding of technical exchange meetings, communicating
technical information (commercial on-line database,
internet, etc.)
Others - management of internet
  • 2003: \ 367 (Million)
  • 2002: \ 441 (Million)
  • 2001: \ 510 (Million)

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