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News Releases 2011

Kuraray to Participate in the Water Expo during Singapore International Water Week 2011
Kuraray to Exhibit Devices Used in Collection and Recycling of Water and Valuable Resources… and Many Others

June 30, 2011
Kuraray Co., Ltd.

Kuraray Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President Fumio Ito) announces its participation in the Water Expo to be held from July 5, 2011 as part of Singapore International Water Week 2011. This marks the second consecutive year of the Company’s participation in the event.
Kuraray has positioned creating and expanding new businesses in environmental fields through the development of unique technologies as a vital management issue. In line with this strategy, Kuraray is leveraging the Group's collective strengths to accelerate its Aqua Business. As part of these efforts, the Company established an Overseas Environmental Business Promotion Department under the Environmental Business Development and Promotion Division in October 2010 in Singapore, an international hub for information relating to water processing businesses. In addition, the Company has assigned personnel dedicated to its Aqua Business to China and India and is currently focusing on developing its Aqua Business in overseas markets centered on Asia.
Kuraray has decided to participate in the Water Expo to strengthen the dissemination of information to the global market regarding its Aqua Business, which entails devices and systems used for the collection of silicon, coolants and other valuable resources, for the production and collection of ultrapure water and for the treatment and recycling of industrial wastewater.

Period Tuesday, July 5, 2011 to Thursday, July 7, 2011 (3 days)
Venue Suntec Singapore International Convention & Exhibition Centre,
Booth No. T12 (in the Japan Pavilion)

Main Content of the Exhibit

  • Panels on high-precision filtration devices used in collection and recycling of wastewater and valuable resources including silicon and coolants
  • Demonstration units, products and panels on hollow fiber membranes used in water purification and wastewater treatment
  • Demonstration units of the PVA gel microorganism carrier that enables highly efficient wastewater treatment
  • Panels on the space-saving excess sludge reduction system that enables significant reduction of sludge generation through the use of PVA gel
  • Various activated carbon products used for water purification and panels on these products

Coolant recycling system

Hollow fiber membrane module for water purification and wastewater treatment

Wastewater treatment facility at Kuraray's Saijo Plant using the excess sludge reduction system

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