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10/28/2020 | Press Releases

Employees give Kuraray top scores in two employer rankings

Kuraray Europe came second in its sector in the award “Germany's most family-friendly companies 2020” and is positioned among the top three overall in…

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10/27/2020 | Product News

Sustainable is the new luxurious: World's first man-made leather with nylon made from 100 percent recycled materials

Clarino™ man-made leather feels like real leather and is manufactured using a production process that is especially good for the environment and…

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09/23/2020 | Press Releases

Calgon Carbon’s Belgium Subsidiary to Expand Reactivated Carbon Production Facilities

Kuraray Co., Ltd. (Head Office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President: Masaaki Ito; hereinafter “Kuraray” or the “Company”) announces that Belgium-based…

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07/31/2020 | Product News

Natural fibres instead of plastics: Kuraray is providing materials, expertise and funding for European project on sustainable substitutes for plastics

Kuraray is contributing its PVOH (polyvinyl alcohol) brands KURALON™, KURARAY POVAL™ and EXCEVAL™ to the VTT project “Piloting Alternatives for…

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07/01/2020 | Product News

New flexible high-speed film for 5G technology: Kuraray is expanding FCCL production

Copper-clad laminated LCP films (FCCL) are central to the development of 5G technologies. Kuraray is expanding production capacity for its VECSTAR™…

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06/22/2020 | Product News

Two new PVOH types for Europe: KURARAY POVAL™ 3-88 and 6-96 for paper coatings and adhesives with perfect flow properties

Kuraray is commencing production of two new polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH) grades in Europe: KURARAY POVAL™ 3-88 for low-viscosity coatings and…

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04/29/2020 | Press Releases

Sustained talent development: Kuraray ranked among Germany’s best companies for vocational training for the fourth time

Kuraray Europe ranked by IMWF, Deutschland Test and Focus Money as one of Germany's best companies for vocational training

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03/26/2020 | Press Releases

A strong voice for Germany and Europe: Dr. Matthias Gutweiler appointed to Kuraray's Board of Directors

The President of Kuraray Europe GmbH has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Kuraray The President of Kuraray Europe GmbH has been appointed…

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03/17/2020 | Press Releases

Top ranking in the chemicals sector: Kuraray honoured as “Top Employer 2020”

Kuraray Europe has received the accolade “Top Employer 20202” from its employees, the business magazine Focus Business and the employer review…

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02/28/2020 | Product News

Kuraray at JEC World 2020: Ultra-strong and heat-resistant, yet light as a feather

Speciality chemicals producer Kuraray to exhibit high-performance yarn that is five times stronger than steel at JEC World 2020 (Hall 6, Booth F83)

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