Welcome to Kuraray Europe GmbH

Established in 1991, Kuraray Europe GmbH is based in Hattersheim, near Frankfurt am Main, Germany. In 2018 the company generated annual sales of over EUR 690 million. It has 700 employees in Germany at its sites in Hattersheim, Frankfurt and Troisdorf. Kuraray is a global speciality chemicals company and one of the largest suppliers of polymers and synthetic microfibres for many sectors of industry. Examples are KURARAY POVAL™, Mowital®, Trosifol® and CLEARFIL™. Kuraray Europe also has around 200 employees at six other European sites. They are also working on the development and application of innovative high-performance materials for a wide range of sectors, including the automotive, paper, glass and packaging industries, as well as for architects and dentists. 




Kuraray was founded in 1926. Its name is derived from Kurashiki, the Japanese city where it was established, and rayon fibre, which was the first product it manufactured.


Environment & Safety

Kuraray is committed to entering new fields of business through the use of pioneering technologies that help protect the environment and improve the quality of life. Click here to find out more.



Global No.1 Products

We have used our unique technical strengths to create products that the world had never seen before. Our worldwide number-one businesses can be found here.

Contact Kuraray

Telephone: +49 69 305 85 300
Fax: +49 69 305 85 399
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