Polyvinyl alcohol, PVA, PVOH - Kuraray Poval™

Applications for polyvinyl alcohol

Adhesives & Emulsions

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Polyvinyl alcohol products

Polyvinyl alcohol (resin) has a variety of applications ranging from paper and textile industries to construction, adhesives and the oil and gas industry.



Kuraray Poval™ is water-soluble, has specific colloidal characteristics, excellent film-forming properties, and high tensile strength. In additi-on, it is elastic and resistant to heat and organic solvents.


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Visit Kuraray Poval™ at the following events

Further Events

Kuraray Poval at Euroseeds 2023

Euroseeds 2023

October 15th - 18th 2023
St. Julian's, Malta
Booth EH-038

Kuraray Poval at Specialty Papers US

Specialty Papers US

October 24th - 26th 2023
Milwaukee Wisconsin
United States of America

Latest News

Kuraray LCA
Product News
Kuraray performs LCAs to make the sustainability of its products more transparent

Independent Life Cycle Assessments for Kuraray Poval™, PVB, PVB film and SentryGlas®.

Press Releases
Kuraray Poval™ LV grades are now available directly from the manufacturer, Kuraray Europe GmbH

Hattersheim, January 19, 2023. As from January 2023 Kuraray will take over the direct sales of Kuraray Poval™ LV grades for the cosmetic industry in…

Press Releases
90 percent recycling rate by 2030: Kuraray joins 4evergreen alliance for innovative circular concepts for fibre-based packaging

The 4evergreen alliance aims to raise the recycling rate of fibre-based packaging in Europe to 90 percent by 2030. As a new member of this alliance,…

Price Revisions for PVOH resin

Kuraray announces its decision to upwardly revise the prices of Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVOH) resin. Details of the revisions are given below.


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