Textiles & Design

Short-lived trends, tough competition, rising quality awareness are just some of the enormous challenges that the textile and clothing industry has to address. Expert and reliable partners are therefore essential at all stages in the value chain. Partners who can help assure quality and minimize returns. Place your trust in Kuraray’s quality and advice. With more than 80 years’ experience, we are a competent partner for the textile industry.


Fibers & Fabrics

For maximum strength we recommend Vectran™ high-strength polyacrylate fiber: This fiber its five times as strong as steel, making it ideal for protective clothing. KURALON™ K II  PVOH fiber is a new water-soluble fiber used in blends with wool, cotton and acrylics. 

We market the world's finest specialty microfiber suede fabrics under the Clarino™ man-made leather brand. These amaretta™ man-made leather products are made from advanced microfibers. Although a single amaretta™ microfiber is 4,000 times finer than a human hair, this microfiber nonwoven has high tear resistance  and a robust structure. Other advantages are its homogeneous appearance and uniform texture. Our man-made leathers are used in many innovative areas, including clothing, accessories, bags and shoes.

Kuraray markets Mowital® polyvinyl butyrals, a high-quality binder for textile printing and the production of nonwoven fabrics. 


Vectran™

KURALON™ K-II

Clarino™

amaretta™

Mowital®

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Telephone: +49 69 305 85 300
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