FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 18, 2021
KURARAY AMERICA, INC. UPDATE ON WINTER STORM URI
HOUSTON – Officials with Kuraray America, Inc. (KAI) have confirmed that the Company’s Houston-area plants have moved into the recovery phase following the storm, as severe weather conditions have ended in the area. The Company is currently assessing impacts and conditions related to operations.
“Our first priority remains to ensure the safety of our employees and contractors in the Houston-area during the recovery period,” said Hitoshi Toyoura, president and CEO of KAI.
Kuraray America, Inc. continues to monitor the situation as Texas emerges from the aftermath of Winter Storm Uri and will provide additional information as it becomes available. Employees are reminded to monitor internal communications for up-to-date information on operations.
For updates, please visit www.kuraray.us.com.
Founded in 1926, Kuraray is a world leader in performance-based polymer and synthetic chemistry technologies, including resins, chemicals, fibers and textiles. The Japan-based company operates in 31 countries and regions around the world, including Kuraray America, Inc., which is headquartered in Houston, TX. For more information, visit www.kuraray.us.com.
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