KURARAY CO., LTD. (Head Office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President: Hitoshi Kawahara) held a management briefing for institutional investors and analysts.
  In the first part, we explained the investigation results regarding the fire incident that occurred at the U.S. EVAL plant in 2018 and our efforts to prevent recurrence. Based on our safety-related guiding principle of “Safety is the Cornerstone of Everything We Do,” the Kuraray Group will once again strengthen its safety initiatives and aim to become a company that never causes incidents.
  In the second part, we introduced our dental materials business, which continues to grow globally, centered on our subsidiary Kuraray Noritake Dental Inc. We explained trends in dental materials, our wide range of organic and inorganic products and their strengths, and our efforts in product development.

From left to right, President Kawahara, Takai, President of Functional Materials Company, and Yamaguchi, General Manager of Medical Division, Tanaka Outside Director, Omura, Managing Executive Officer

1.Date and time December 18, 2023 (Mon)
2.Location Kuraray Head Office (Tokiwabashi Tower)
3.Speakers Hitoshi Kawahara  President and Representative Director
Satoshi Tanaka  Outside Director
Akira Omura  Managing Executive Officer Officer Responsible for Technology Division; Officer Responsible for Plants in Japan; Officer Responsible for Environment and Industrial Safety Management Center
Nobuhiko Takai  Director and Managing Executive Officer President, Functional Materials Company
Satoshi Yamaguchi  General Manager of Medical Division, President of Kuraray Noritake Dental Inc.
4.Presentation Materials U.S. EVAL Plant Fire Incident Investigation Results
Dental Business and its Strategy