Kuraray's synthetics are for real. The diversified company manufactures chemicals and resins (about half of sales, including copolymer EVAL used in food packaging) and synthetic fibers and textiles (man-made leather, nonwoven fabrics, rayon, and polyester). It also offers engineering and consulting services. Kuraray pioneered the commercialization of several synthetic fibers and resins -- such as its KURALON and polyvinyl alcohol (poval) film products -- for industrial uses. The company, which does most of its business in Japan, is made up of about 80 companies operating in Asia, Europe, and North America. To expand its polymer products, in 2013 it agreed to buy
Financial data as of December 31, 2019 (12 month period) in USD
Dun & Bradstreet collects private company financials for more than 23 million companies in over 200 countries. Find out more.
See detailed business credit reports on other businesses or your own.
See detailed profiles for insights and prospects on this company's top competitors.
Essential information for a successful call
EMPLOYEES (All Sites)
- ASSETS (MIL USD) 9,119
REVENUE (MIL USD)
- TICKER SYMBOL 3405
- Incorporated 1926
- FISCAL YEAR END DEC
Get in Touch with 6 Principals*