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Kuraray America is a global leader in specialty chemical, fiber and resin production. With top-of-the-line research and production facilities located in Houston, Texas, and a vast network of supply from around the world, Kuraray leads the industry in specialty dental, fiber, resin, and elastomer products.

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  • February 21, 2017

    Liquid Farnesene Rubber Used in Car Tires for First Time

    Liquid Farnesene Rubber Used in Car Tires for First Time A Biologically Derived Liquid Rubber that Improves Ice Grip Kuraray Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President: Masaaki Ito; “Kuraray”) today announces Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd. has adopted liquid farnesene rubber (LFR) as a performance enhancing additive for use in the production of the latest studless […]

  • January 28, 2017

    Announcement of Price Increase: SEPTON, HYBRAR and TU-Polymer

    The Elastomers Business Unit will raise the transaction prices of following Elastomer products in all regions effective March 1, 2017 or as existing supply agreements allow ALL SEPTON, HYBRAR and TU-Polymer: $0.45 per kilogram. ($0.20 per pound) Increasing feedstock prices during the course of 2016 and early 2017 have increased the costs to produce these […]