|Dec12-25||The Christmas Fantasy 2008 Commenced at the Kurashiki Plant
Kuraray's Kurashiki Plant is staging the "Christmas Fantasy 2008," an event for decorating and lighting a 50-year-old, 15-meter-high Himalayan cedar (standing at the plant's main entrance) with some 4,000 lights, providing members of the local community with an opportunity to delight in the spirit of Christmas.
|Nov24||First Randoseru (School Bags) Treasure Box Event Held
Kuraray—the producer of CLARINO, an important material used in making school bags—in concert with the Japan Luggage Association/Randoseru Industry Association (an assembly of schoolbag manufacturers), held the first "Randoseru (School Bag) Treasure Box" event on November 24, 2008 (a national holiday).
|Sep8||Announcing the Sixth Annual PARCASSIO Beautiful Legs Grand Prize
To commemorate healthy, "beautiful legs" of all ages, Kuraray sponsored the Sixth Annual PARCASSIO Beautiful Legs Awards (hosted by the PARCASSIO Club) held on Monday, September 8th at the Westin Hotel in Meguro-ku, Tokyo.
|Aug21||Notice Concerning Kuraray Website Renewal
Thank you for accessing the Kuraray Web site, renovated as of August 21.
|Jan31||Kuraray Selected as One of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World for the Fourth Consecutive Year
In January 2008, it was announced that Kuraray had been selected for inclusion in the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World for the fourth consecutive year.
|Jan22||An Interview with President Wakui Posted as Part of the Nihon Keizai Shimbun Advertising Campaign
The morning edition of the Nihon Keizai Shimbun on Tuesday January 22, 2008 featured an interview with President Yasuaki Wakui in a section dedicated to the newspaper's advertising campaign entitled, "Message to Today's Youngsters-Learn from Our Experiences." (in Japanese)
|Jan16||Kick-off Event for the Fifth Sending Randoseru (School Bags) Across the Sea Campaign 2008
On January 16, 2008, Kuraray held a kick-off event for its Fifth Sending Randoseru (School Bags) Across the Sea Campaign 2008 at the Galleria Atrium located on the basement floor of Tokyo Midtown.