Kuraray Co., Ltd.

Kuraray Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President: Hitoshi Kawahara) will exhibit at the NW Materials Show 2023, a major trade show to be held in the United States from March 1, 2023, in Portland, Oregon. This event is aimed at connecting materials suppliers with apparel and sports brands and is expected to not only attract suppliers, buyers and other industry constituents from around the world but also provide them with a place for interactions and the exchange of information regarding materials and products.
Kuraray will be exhibiting a comprehensive lineup of Group products at the NW Materials Show for the third time since the Company first participated in this event on an online basis in 2020. We will introduce a diverse range of highly functional materials developed using our proprietary technologies to representatives from apparel and sporting goods brands.

1.Main Exhibit Content

・ GENESTAR™ heat-resistant polyamide resin
・ SEPTON™ and HYBRAR™ hydrogenated styrenic thermoplastic elastomers
・ Kuraray Polyol made from biomass-derived materials
・ VECTRAN™ high strength polyarylate fiber
・ CLARETTA-SP™ shock-absorbing fiber
・ CLARETTA-MN™ anti-slip fiber
・ Mesh films made using thermoplastic elastomers

2.Overview of the Trade Show

Name The NW Materials Show 2023
Date and time From March 1, 2023 (Wed.) 9:00 to March 2, 2023 (Thu.) 16:00 (PDT*)
Venue The Oregon Convention Center (Oregon, United States)
Booth No. 921
Admission fee: Free of charge

* Pacific Daylight Time (North America)