Kuraray Co., Ltd.

Kuraray Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President: Masaaki Ito; hereinafter "Kuraray" or the "Company") hereby announces that it will rename its Head Offices.

1.Details of Renaming

Kuraray's Tokyo Head Office and Osaka Head Office will be renamed the "Head Office" and the "Osaka Office", respectively.

Current name New name
Tokyo Head Office Head Office
Osaka Head Office Osaka Office

2.Reasons for Renaming

To date, the Company has maintained two Head Offices in Tokyo and Osaka. The Company, however, has decided to rename both facilities to more accurately represent the roles they are currently fulfilling.

3.Date of Renaming

May 16, 2019

4.Related matters

The addresses and phone numbers of both facilities remain unchanged.