04/11/2018 | Press Releases
Kuraray Poval at the Specialty Papers Europe
Hattersheim, April 09, 2017. Kuraray will again this year be present at the Smithers Pira Specialty Papers Europe event in Cologne Germany. The event will take place from the 23rd to the 25th of April in the Pullmann Hotel Cologne.
Take the opportunity to meet up with our experts at our exhibition booth. You can also listen to Ken Kumakis (Head of TS&D) interesting presentation about Barrier Coatings based on high-performance Polyvinyl Alcohol Technology by Kuraray, on the 24th April at 3:45pm.
Established in 1991, Kuraray Europe GmbH is based in Hattersheim, near Frankfurt am Main, Germany. In 2016 the company generated annual sales of over EUR 600 million. It has 760 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 industrial polymers and synthetic microfibres for many sectors of industry. Examples are Kuraray Poval™, Mowital®, Trosifol® and CLEARFIL™. Kuraray Europe also has around 100 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 Europe is a wholly owned subsidiary of the publicly listed Kuraray Co., Ltd., which is based in Tokyo, Japan, and has more than 9,000 employees worldwide and sales of over EUR 4 billion.