Toyobo Co., Ltd. engages in the manufacture, processing, and sale of specialty and functional products. It operates through the following segments: Films and Functional Polymers, Industrial Materials, Healthcare, Textiles, Real Estate, and Other. The Films and Functional Polymers segment produces and sells packaging and industrial films, adhesives, engineering plastics, and optical functional materials. The Industrial Materials segment covers automobile fiber materials, super fibers, functional filters, and non-woven fabrics. The Healthcare segment includes bio products, pharmaceuticals, medical membranes and equipment, and water treatment membranes. The Textiles segment deals with functional apparels, textiles, and fibers. The Real Estate segment leases and manages properties. The Other segment includes building design and construction, and information processing and logistic services. The company was founded by Eiichi Shibusawa on May 3, 1882 and is headquartered in Osaka, Japan.