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 and Trading, Real Estate, and Other Businesses. 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 and Trading segment deals with functional apparels, textiles, and fibers. The Real Estate segment leases and manages properties. The Other Businesses 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.