Kuraray Company Ltd. was established in 1926 in Kurashiki,
Japan, for the industrial manufacture of chemical fibres. Since
then, the company has fully capitalised on its technological
strengths in polymerisation and synthetics. Today, the Kuraray Group consists
of about 80 companies, employing around 9,000 people
Kuraray Co. Ltd. became known as a leader in gas barrier
technology with EVAL™ EVOH.
EVAL™ resins and films used in food packaging to preserve product
flavour and aroma, and to prolong freshness and shelf life.
KURARISTER™ is a new transparent barrier film for
lamination. KURARISTER™ is not an EVAL™
EVOH barrier product, but rather uses Kuraray's proprietary barrier
wet coating technology.