Gunze Ltd. engages in the manufacture and sale of functional materials, textiles, and apparel. It operates through the following business segments: Functional Solutions, Apparel, and Lifestyle Creations. The Functional Solutions segment produces and sells functional materials, medical materials, and machineries. The Apparel segment offers clothing and textile materials. The Lifestyle Creations segment deals with commercial facility and sports club management as well as solar power generation. The company was founded by Tsurukichi Hatano on August 10, 1896 and is headquartered in Osaka, Japan.