Toray Industries


Toray Industries

nihongo|Toray Industries, Inc.|東レ株式会社|Tōre Kabushiki-gaisha (tyo|3402) is a multinational corporation headquartered in Japan that specializes in industrial products centered around technologies in organic synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, and biochemistry. The founding business areas therefore were fibers and textiles, as well as plastics and chemicals. The company has also diversified into areas such as pharmaceuticals, medical products, electronics, IT-products, housing and engineering, as well as advanced composite materials.

Operations

* Toray is currently the world's largest producer of carbon fiber, and Japan's largest producer of synthetic fiber ( [http://today.reuters.com/news/articlenews.aspx?type=businessNews&storyid=2006-04-25T062734Z_01_T144759_RTRUKOC_0_US-TEXTILES-TORAY-BOEING.xml ref] )
* The world headquarters office is located in Nihonbashi Mitsui Tower, 1-1, Nihonbashi-Muromachi 2-chome,Chūō, Tokyo, Japan
* Toray sponsors the "Pan Pacific Open" Tennis Tournament
* Toray sponsors the "Digital Creation Awards", in its 10th year in 2005
* Toray has operations in 19 countries: Japan, China, Hong Kong China, Taiwan, South Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Switzerland, United Kingdom, and the USA

News

* [http://today.reuters.com/news/articlenews.aspx?type=businessNews&storyid=2006-04-25T062734Z_01_T144759_RTRUKOC_0_US-TEXTILES-TORAY-BOEING.xml Toray wins $3 bln carbon fiber order from Boeing]

ee also

*Boeing
*composite material
*textile manufacturing

External links

* [http://www.toray.com/ Toray.com]
* [http://www.toraysee.jp/e/ Toray See] popular glass-cleaning cloth for eyewear or stemware
* [http://www.toray-ppo.co.jp/web/pc/english/outline/ Pan Pacific Open Tennis Tournament]
* [http://www.toray.co.jp/dca/english/ Toray Digital Creation Awards]
* [http://www.toray.com/products/index.html List of products]


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