Kuraray and EVAL Division

The Kuraray Group consists of over 60 companies, employing around 7,000 people around the world. The world’s largest producer of PVOH and EVOH resins and films, Kuraray operates production sites in Japan, the USA, Europe and Singapore.

Kuraray has been manufacturing and marketing ethylene vinyl-alcohol copolymers (EVOH) under the name EVAL™ since 1972, and remains the world leader in EVOH production and market development. EVAL™ is one of Kuraray’s core businesses and is produced globally in America, Asia-Pacific and Europe. The sales and technical development of EVAL™ and PLANTIC™ is supported by specialised local teams in each region.