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 Kuraray’s brand name for special water-soluble ethylene vinyl-alcohol (EVOH)...learn more »
Genestar is a polyamide engineering plastic developed from a unique C9 monomer. Genestar properties include low water absorption, high 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 a new type of polymer compound tailored specifically to the needs of thermoplastic processing. Based on polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH), MOWIFLEX™ can be used in all common thermoplastic processes, including blown film extrusion and...learn more »
Kuraray Mowital (polyvinyl butyral) is a building block for specialty coatings and films, including TROSIFOL, polyvinyl butyral film. Kuraray produces polyvinyl butyral resins with properties that are characterized by the presence of butyral units,...learn more »