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.

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  • > 500
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  • Year established 1965
  • Site status Site status Registered office, Parent company
  • Main activity Main activity Manufacturer/ Producer

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  • KURARAY POVAL™ - Polyvinyl alcohol
  • Mowital® - Polyvinyl butyral resins
  • Clarino Crust ™ - Fake leather for sophisticated products

Keywords associated with this company

  • Polymers
  • Chemical binders
  • Synthetic resins
  • Carded or combed artificial fibres
  • Drying agents for inks
  • Synthetic microfibre
  • Intermediate beauty products
  • Pharmaceutical and agricultural products
  • Polyvinyl alcohol
  • Polyvinyl butyral
  • Polyvinyl alcohol fibres
  • Paint additives
  • Microfibre fabric
  • Isoprene derivatives
  • binders
  • binders for ceramic compounds
  • Manufacturer of chemical products
  • Packaging of chemical products
  • thermoplastic elastomers
  • leatherette
  • dental products
  • activated carbon
  • microfibre fabrics
  • raw chemicals
  • Technical threads and fabrics
  • elastomers
  • activated carbon filter
  • artificial and synthetic fibre fabrics
  • fabrics made of artificial fibres for technical and industrial use
  • synthetic fibres
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