Kuraray Co., Ltd. (Head Office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President: Masaaki Ito; hereinafter "Kuraray") hereby announces that CLARINO, a man-made leather it has been producing and marketing, has been chosen for the surface layer of V200W, the next official tournament model indoor volleyball produced by Mikasa Corporation (hereinafter "Mikasa") for use in international games sponsored by the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball Association (hereinafter "FIVB").
The V200W was unveiled to the general public on November 16, 2018 at the 36th FIVB World Congress held in Cancun, Mexico. Taking over from the MVA200, the model in use since the 2008 Beijing Olympics, the V200W is slated to become the official tournament model indoor volleyball for the FIVB Volleyball World Cup scheduled for 2019 and other major FIVB-sponsored games to be held afterwards.
Outward appearance of V200W, the official tournament model for FIVB-sponsored games
(Photos provided by Mikasa Corporation)
|Address||1, Kuchi, Asa-cho, Asakita-ku, Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan|
|Representative||Yuji Saeki, President & CEO|
|Capital||120 million (as of November 2018)|
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