Press Archive

Sustainable packaging

11/10/2020 |

Sustainable packaging, less waste: KURARAY POVAL is providing knowledge and materials for the CEFLEX initiative and recycling drive in Europe

KURARAY POVAL is joining Kuraray's EVAL and Plantic business units and getting involved in the CEFLEX consortium to build a more efficient circular…

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10/28/2020 |


This year Kuraray will be presented at the annual technical conference and exhibition of the Society of Petroleum Engineers.

Kuraray will present…

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PVOH fibre networks

08/07/2020 |

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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new poval types 2020

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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Kuraray Poval News

04/16/2020 | Product News

New KURARAY POVAL™ Grades available

Kuraray is the market leading global manufacturer of polyvinyl alcohol selling products with the following brand names: KURARAY POVAL™/ ELVANOL™ /…

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11/07/2019 | Press Releases

Kuraray at Formnext in Frankfurt am Main, Germany: MOWIFLEX™ 3D 2000 – Sustainable filament for 3D Printing

Hattersheim am Main, November 07, 2019. Kuraray is launching a new biodegradable 3D printing filament manufactured under the MOWIFLEX™ brand offering…

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10/30/2019 | Press Releases

Kuraray and IMCD: partnership for cosmetic applications with KURARAY POVAL™ LV-grades

Kuraray and IMCD have entered into a strategic alliance to make polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH) available as an excipient ingredient for cosmetic…

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Kuraray Poval News

09/09/2019 | Press Releases

KURARAY POVAL™ - global harmonization activities

Kuraray, as a global supplier of Polyvinyl alcohol, under our brand name KURARAY POVAL™, with production sites in all major global markets, continue…

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Kuraray Poval News

07/26/2019 | Product News


Kuraray offers ultralow MeOH containing PVOH product line to the market

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Mowiflex 3D Tüv Austria

06/13/2019 |

Kuraray goes Amazon: water-soluble 3D printing filament now available online

The water-soluble support filament Mowiflex 3D 2000 allows the production of complex structures on 3D printers. Now this professional-use material is…

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