We would like to begin by expressing our deepest condolences for those who lost their lives to Hurricane Harvey, which recently extracted a severe toll in the United States, while extending our sincere sympathies to all those affected by the disaster.

To assist those affected by the hurricane and help restore devastated areas, Kuraray Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President: Masaaki Ito; “Kuraray”) will make donations totaling US$100,000. In addition, Kuraray America, Inc., a Group company operating four production bases in Texas, has committed to donating US$25,000 for the same purposes.

Kuraray would like to extend its sincerest wishes for the earliest possible recovery of all affected areas.

Reference:Overview of Kuraray America, Inc.

Name Kuraray America, Inc.
Representative George Avdey
Capital US$10,100,000 (100% owned by Kuraray Holdings U.S.A., Inc.)
Business Export, import and sale of fiber and textile, resin and chemical products; manufacture and sale of Poval resin, PVB resin and films, EVAL ethylene vinyl alcohol polymer resin, and thermoplastic elastomers
Location Suite 600, 2625 Bay Area Boulevard, Houston, TX 77058-1551 U.S.A.