News Releases 2018

Kuraray to Exhibit at PLASTINDIA 2018 — India’s Largest Plastics Trade Fair
Showcasing EVAL, elastomers, and other high-performance products

January 31, 2018
Kuraray India Private Limited
(The Kuraray Group)

Kuraray India Private Limited (Headquarters: New Delhi, India; President: Katsuhiro Takahashi) will exhibit jointly at PLASTINDIA 2018, India’s largest plastics trade fair to be held in Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad, Gujarat State, India, from February 7 to 12, 2018. Showcased will be various high-performance Kuraray products.

1.Exhibits content

EVAL - ethylene vinyl-alcohol copolymer (EVOH) resin

EVAL provides outstanding gas barrier properties and is employed primarily for food packaging materials, and for other non-packaging applications such as automotive fuel tank and plastic floor heating pipe.

SEPTON and HYBRAR - hydrogenated styrenic thermoplastic elastomers

SEPTON and HYBRAR are a series of styrenic-based thermoplastic rubbers. HYBRAR especially exhibits high vibration damping and shock absorption properties. SEPTON and HYBRAR have a variety of applications ranging from adhesives, to personal care products and the automotive industry.

GENESTAR - proprietary heat-resistant polyamide resin

GENESTAR is a new polyamide engineering plastic developed by Kuraray from a unique C9 monomer (PA9T). With low water absorption, high heat resistance, high chemical resistance, abrasion resistance, and dimensional precision, GENESTAR is used in a growing range of applications including automotive, electrical, and electronic components.

2.Overview of the Trade Show and Exhibit

Name PLASTINDIA 2018 (10th International Plastics Exhibition, Conference & Convention)
(Kuraray’s 3rd time exhibiting)
Dates February 7 to 12, 2018
Location Mahatoma Mandir Exhibition Center, Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad, Gujarat State, India
Booth number Hall 10, 10B-10