KUY.F - Kuraray Co., Ltd.

Frankfurt - Frankfurt Delayed Price. Currency in EUR

Kuraray Co., Ltd.

Ote Center Building
1-1-3, Otemachi Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo 100-8115
Japan
81 3 6701 1000
http://www.kuraray.co.jp

SectorBasic Materials
IndustryChemicals
Full Time Employees10,768

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Masaaki ItoPres & Representative DirectorN/AN/A1957
Akira OmuraExec. Officer & GM of Technology DivisionN/AN/AN/A
Matthias GutweilerManaging Exec. OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Sadaaki MatsuyamaSr. Managing Exec. Officer & Representative DirectorN/AN/A1950
Mr. Hiroaya HayaseSr. Managing Exec. Officer & DirectorN/AN/A1956
Amounts are as of and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in EUR.

Description

Kuraray Co., Ltd. manufactures and sells chemicals and resins, fibers and textiles, high performance materials, medical products, and others products worldwide. The company's Vinyl Acetate segment offers functional resins and films, including polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) resins for paper/fiber processing agents, adhesives, and others; optical-use PVA films for liquid crystal display televisions, mobile phone screens, and others; water-soluble PVA films for water soluble delivery system and others; PVB films for use as interlayers for laminated safety glass and photovoltaic module encapsulation; EVAL resins and films for food packaging, automobile tanks/vacuum insulation panels, refrigerators, and others; and PLANTIC, a bio-based barrier material for fresh food packaging and industrial uses. Its Isoprene segment produces isoprene chemicals; thermoplastic elastomers; heat-resistant polyamide resins; liquid rubber as additive agent for automobile tires and others; and acrylic thermoplastic elastomers. The company's Functional Materials segment offers man made leather products; methacrylic resins for LCDs, automobile light covers, signboards, construction materials, and others; and dental materials for treating cavities. Its Fibers and Textile segment provides PVA fibers, which are reinforcing materials for cement, concrete, and others; non-woven fabrics for everyday goods, industrial products, and others; hook and loop fasteners for clothing, sporting goods, industrial materials, and others; and polyarylate fibers for rope, fishing net, and other industrial products. The company's Trading segment engages in the import, export, and wholesale of fibers and textiles, including polyester filaments and chemicals. Its Others segment offers membranes, activated carbons, and others. The company also engages in water purification, wastewater treatment, ballast water management system, and other businesses. Kuraray Co., Ltd. was founded in 1926 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Corporate Governance

Kuraray Co., Ltd.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of June 25, 2019 is 5. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 7; Shareholder Rights: 3; Compensation: 3.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.