News Releases 2005

Organization Restructure (Kuraray Fastening Co., Ltd.)

September 30, 2005
Kuraray Fastening Co., Ltd.
(The Kuraray Group)

Kuraray Fastening Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Kita-ku, Osaka; President: Mitsuhiko Takaoka; hereafter Kuraray Fastening) will restructure its organization effective on October 1, 2005. Brief details are as follows.

1. Objectives and Main Features of the Restructure

  • (1) In order to accelerate product development operations, Kuraray Fastening has decided to unify the development functions that are divided between the Products Development Department (Osaka), the MT Production and Development Department and the ML Production and Development Department (both in Maruoka, Fukui pref). Kuraray Fastening shall establish a Development Center at Maruoka, where a New Materials Development Group, Market Development Group, MT Development Group, and Molding Development Group will also be established.
  • (2) In accordance with (1) above, MT Production and Development Department and ML Production and Development Department will be renamed correspondingly as MT Production Department and ML Production Department. At the same time, MT Development Section, MT Processing Technologies Services, and ML Development Section will be dissolved.
  • (3) To reinforce quality management functions, the MT and ML Quality Control sections shall be merged and reorganized under the direct control of the Maruoka Plant.

2. Organization Chart

Organization Chart