Kuraray operates both a medical business centered on dental materials and environment-related businesses.
In the medical business, Kuraray Noritake Dental Inc. utilizes Kuraray’s polymer chemistry technology to develop and manufacture organic dental materials. It also uses its own ceramics technology to create inorganic dental materials. It sells these materials worldwide. In environment-related businesses, Kuraray provides comprehensive water treatment solutions that utilize water treatment membranes and wastewater treatment PVA gel. Furthermore, Kuraray pursues businesses that contribute to the improvement of the environment through products such as activated carbon, a material used to adsorb impurities from both gases and liquids.