Welcome to Kuraray America Inc.

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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  • April 23, 2014

    Expanding collaboration with U.S.based Amyris: Ramping Up Development of New Bio-Based Liquid Rubber

    Aiming to ramp up the development of a new biomaterial-based liquid rubber, Kuraray Co. Ltd. (Headquarters: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President: Fumio Ito) has signed a new joint development agreement with Amyris, Inc. (Headquarters: Emeryville, California, U.S.A.; CEO: John Melo). In addition to the new development agreement, Kuraray has also made a strategic capital investment in Amyris. […]

  • April 17, 2014

    Kuraray PVOH to increase prices in Americas

    Effective May 1, 2014, or as contracts allow, Kuraray America, Inc. will increase the price of all PVOH products by $.05 to $0.15 per pound depending on the grade. This action has been made necessary by increased raw material costs and energy prices which have significantly impacted our operations and made it is necessary to […]