Company: Kuraray is a global company active in the speciality chemicals sector and has its headquarters in Tokyo, Japan. The company is one of the largest providers of polymers and synthetic microfibres and is an international leader in the development and application of innovative high-performance materials. Our subsidiary, Kuraray Europe GmbH, is the leading European manufacturer of polyvinyl alcohol (KURARAY POVAL™/ELVANOL™/MOWIFLEX™/EXCEVAL™) and polyvinyl butyral (Mowital®). Under the brand name Trosifol®, Kuraray manufactures films which are used for laminated safety glass in cars, buildings and solar power systems. Our product range also includes chemical specialities, activated carbon filters, thermoplastic elastomers, artificial fibres, artificial leather and dental products.