This activity, pursued in the Chemicals and Resins division,
accounts for a considerable proportion of overall business.
These products are further processed for a variety of applications
in everyday life, including paints and printing inks, computer
housings, food packages, LCD monitors and also pharmaceutical
In Europe, operating business, sales and the production of chemical
specialties are handled by EVAL Europe in Antwerp
and Kuraray Europe GmbH,, in Frankfurt.
The TROSIFOL division, which joined Kuraray
Europe at the beginning of 2005, is firmly integrated
in the strategy of the internationally successful Kuraray
Kuraray Europe is the leading supplier of polyvinyl
alcohol (PVA) and polyvinyl butyral products in Europe. Both
of these specialized chemical products are crucial for the production
of paper, textiles, packaging materials and PVB film for laminated
safety glass as well as for paints, printing inks, adhesives,
cosmetics and ceramics.
For more than 50 years TROSIFOL has been known
as a reliable polyvinyl butyral (PVB) interlayer supplier in
the field of laminated safety glass for architectural and automotive