Kuraray Co., Ltd. engages in the manufacture and sale of functional resins, chemicals, textiles, medical products, and synthetic fibers. It operates through the following segments: Resins, Chemicals, Fibers and Textiles, Trading, and Others. The Resins segment manufactures and markets functional resins and films. The Chemicals segment produces methacryclic resins, isoprene-related materials, and medical products. The Fibers and Textiles segment includes synthetic fibers, textiles, man-made leather products, and non-woven fabrics. The Trading segment conducts product planning and marketing, as well as synthetic fiber and man-made leather processing and sales activities. The Others segment comprises of activated carbon, water treatment-related business, and engineering services. The company was founded on June 24, 1926 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.