kuraray


Award

Ultra microcrater polyester

UV-resistant polyester

Science education

Balloon made from EVAL

1949 For commercialization of vinylon
(The Mainichi Industrial Technology Award)
1951 For development of vinylon industrial manufacturing technology
(The Chemical Society of Japan, Chemical Technology Award)
1972 For development of man-made leather manufacturing technology
(The Chemical Society of Japan, Chemical Technology Award)
1973 For development and commercialization of CLARINO man-made leather
(The Society of Polymer Science, Japan, Technology Award)
For development of man-made leather manufacturing technology
(The Japan Chemical Industry Associa tion Award, Mainichi Industrial Technology Award)
1975 For development and commercialization of EVAL gas-barrier resin
(The Society of Polymer Science, Japan, Technology Award)
1981 For development and commercialization of terpene manufacturing method using isoprene as a raw material
(The Chemical S ociety of Japan, Chemical Technology Award)
1981 For development of Ultra microcrater polyester
(The Society of Fiber Science and Technology, Japan, Technology Award)
1983 For development and commercialization of dental filling material using adhesive polymer
(The Society of Polymer Science, Japan, Technology Award)
1984 For development of dialysis machine using hollow-fiber membrane
(The Chemical Society of Japan, Chemical Technology Award)
1987 For development of pathogen adsorption therapy for myasthenia gravis
(The Japan Society for Artificial Organs, President's Award)
1990 For de velopment of the extremely popular, strongly UV-resistant polyester fiber
(Nikkei Superior Product and Service Award)
1991 For development of new manufacturing method for n-octanol and glycols using a precious-metal complex catalyst
(The Chemical Society of Japan, Chemical Technology Award)
1993 For joint development with Epoch Co., Ltd. of the immensely popular Aqua Room series of long-lived balloon made of EVAL film
(Nikkei Superior Product and Service Award)
1994 For development of water- soluble based polymer-isocyanate adhesive
(The Chemical Society of Japan, Chemical Technology Award)
1997 For development of disperse-dyeable rayon thread
(The Society of Fiber Science and Technology, Japan, Technology Award)
1999 For the Company's science education program for young people
(Minister of International Trade and Industry Citation for Outstanding Public Service)
1999 For development and commercialization of KURALON K-Ⅱ , a new PVA fiber
(The Society of Fiber Science and Technology, Japan, Technology Award)
2004 Catalysts for Nonanediamine Production Processes developed and commercialized
(Catalysis Society of Japan, Technology Award)
2009 The development of a highly rated wastewater treatment system that contributes to environmental preservation: The wastewater treatment system
(The Minister's Award from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology at the 18th Grand Prize for the Global Environment Award Event hosted by the Fuji Sankei Group)
2010 Environment-Friendly, Organic Solvent-Free CLARINO Man-Made Leather Commercialization
(The Society of Fiber Science and Technology, Japan, Technology Award)
2011 Environment-Friendly, Organic Solvent-Free CLARINO Man-Made Leather Commercialization
(The Kinki Chemical Society Award for Chemical Technology)
2013 For Development and commercialization of GENESTAR heat-resistant polyamide 9T
(The Society of Polymer Science, Japan , Technology Award)