Kuraray resins and specialty plastics play a key part in almost every facet of life. From food packaging to glass film, Kuraray plastics help make the world work better.
Kuraray has been manufacturing and marketing ethylene vinyl-alcohol copolymers (EVOH) under the name EVAL™ since 1972, and remains the world leader in EVOH production and market development. EVAL™ helps food producers and distributors make...learn more »
EXCEVAL™ is the brand name for Kuraray’s hydrophobically modified polyvinyl alcohol especially designed for the requirements of “high water resistance.” Although EXCEVAL™ is readily water-soluble like any fully hydrolyzed KURARAY...learn more »
Genestar is a polyamide engineering plastic developed from a unique C9 monomer. Genestar properties include low water absorption, heat resistance, high chemical resistance, and dimensional precision. Its applications range from electrical to...learn more »
KURARAY POVAL™ and ELVANOL™
Kuraray’s polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH) resins, KURARAY POVAL™ and Elvanol™, are diverse in their applications as well as processing. Known for their excellent film formation, emulsifying power, and adhesion to substrates, Kuraray PVOH resins can...learn more »
MOWIFLEX™ is Kuraray’s polyvinyl alcohol-based polymer compound for thermoplastic processing. MOWIFLEX™ is a non-toxic, biodegradable, water-soluble resin that forms clear, glossy films. It has a high tensile strength and can be processed...learn more »
Mowital® (polyvinyl butyral) is a building block for specialty coatings and films, including Trosifol®, polyvinyl butyral film. Kuraray produces polyvinyl butyral (PVB) resins with properties that are characterized by the presence of butyral...learn more »