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Toray Group corporate introduction
Toray Group corporate introduction
Published: 2016/07/01
Channel: 東証IRムービー・スクエア TSE IR MOVIE SQUARE
Membrane Technologies by Toray Industries, Inc.
Membrane Technologies by Toray Industries, Inc.
Published: 2017/08/15
Channel: Toray Membrane USA Inc
TORAY Industries, INC / Nobuyuki Odagiri
TORAY Industries, INC / Nobuyuki Odagiri
Published: 2011/08/31
Channel: ANA Global Channel
Toray
Toray
Published: 2015/04/07
Channel: PBNUpload
【TORAY】Toray Now
【TORAY】Toray Now
Published: 2017/12/06
Channel: TORAY
2018 Large Business Champion Nominee - Toray Resin Company
2018 Large Business Champion Nominee - Toray Resin Company
Published: 2018/03/07
Channel: Shelby County Chamber Of Commerce
Toray Torayvino Water purifier
Toray Torayvino Water purifier
Published: 2014/01/16
Channel: Ashutosh Bagla
【TORAY】Blue Butterfly  Food Packaging Film Version
【TORAY】Blue Butterfly Food Packaging Film Version
Published: 2017/11/02
Channel: TORAY
Toray Industries
Toray Industries
Published: 2016/09/25
Channel: WikiWikiup
Toray Plastics America, Inc
Toray Plastics America, Inc
Published: 2018/03/09
Channel: PBNUpload
You Should Be Right Here - Toray
You Should Be Right Here - Toray
Published: 2018/02/20
Channel: Toray Official
Toray Plastics America - 2013 DAA Corporate Award Recipient
Toray Plastics America - 2013 DAA Corporate Award Recipient
Published: 2013/10/29
Channel: UniversityOfRI
Toray Industries Membrane Business Segment
Toray Industries Membrane Business Segment
Published: 2017/09/21
Channel: Toray Membrane USA Inc
Toray Composites visits Frederickson Elementary
Toray Composites visits Frederickson Elementary
Published: 2013/11/19
Channel: BethelSchools
【TORAY】Beautiful Possibilities of Ultrasuede®
【TORAY】Beautiful Possibilities of Ultrasuede®
Published: 2018/01/16
Channel: TORAY
The Perspective: Toray Group on 40 Years in the Indonesian Textile Industry (Part 1 of 4)
The Perspective: Toray Group on 40 Years in the Indonesian Textile Industry (Part 1 of 4)
Published: 2015/05/05
Channel: Jakarta Globe
Japanese MNC Toray | Minister Amarnath Reddy Lays Foundation Stone | Sri City
Japanese MNC Toray | Minister Amarnath Reddy Lays Foundation Stone | Sri City
Published: 2018/07/11
Channel: ETV Andhra Pradesh
【TORAY】3DeFX+™
【TORAY】3DeFX+™
Published: 2017/12/25
Channel: TORAY
Gov. Nikki Haley Announces Toray Industries: We
Gov. Nikki Haley Announces Toray Industries: We're In The Carbon Fiber Business
Published: 2014/02/19
Channel: nikkihaley
【TORAY】Blue Butterfly All-in-One Version (long ver.)
【TORAY】Blue Butterfly All-in-One Version (long ver.)
Published: 2018/01/15
Channel: TORAY
Toray Plastics (America) New Market Commitments
Toray Plastics (America) New Market Commitments
Published: 2012/11/02
Channel: Yolanda Simonsis
New!!เครื่องกรองน้ำนาโน จากประเทศญี่ปุ่น ผลิตโดย Toray Industries Tokyo Japan นำเข้าโดยHylifenetwork
New!!เครื่องกรองน้ำนาโน จากประเทศญี่ปุ่น ผลิตโดย Toray Industries Tokyo Japan นำเข้าโดยHylifenetwork
Published: 2017/08/21
Channel: anna lifestyle
Jason Hairston On Toray (Japanese Fabric Company)
Jason Hairston On Toray (Japanese Fabric Company)
Published: 2016/07/26
Channel: Joe Rogan University - Fan Channel
Toray expansion
Toray expansion
Published: 2011/08/25
Channel: WPRI
【TORAY】Blue Butterfly  Carbon Fiber Version
【TORAY】Blue Butterfly Carbon Fiber Version
Published: 2017/11/02
Channel: TORAY
Toray Plastics
Toray Plastics
Published: 2011/08/24
Channel: WPRI
The Perspective: Toray Group on 40 Years in the Indonesian Textile Industry (Part 2 of 4)
The Perspective: Toray Group on 40 Years in the Indonesian Textile Industry (Part 2 of 4)
Published: 2015/05/05
Channel: Jakarta Globe
Toray Fingerprint Resistant Film For Smartphone and Tablet Touchscreens #DigInfo
Toray Fingerprint Resistant Film For Smartphone and Tablet Touchscreens #DigInfo
Published: 2012/02/23
Channel: ikinamo
【TORAY】Blue Butterfly Automotive Materials Version
【TORAY】Blue Butterfly Automotive Materials Version
Published: 2017/11/02
Channel: TORAY
Toray TMG10
Toray TMG10
Published: 2014/07/11
Channel: bigmembrane
The Perspective: Toray Group on 40 Years in the Indonesian Textile Industry (Part 4 of 4)
The Perspective: Toray Group on 40 Years in the Indonesian Textile Industry (Part 4 of 4)
Published: 2015/05/05
Channel: Jakarta Globe
Toray TV Commercial,
Toray TV Commercial, 'Water'
Published: 2013/11/25
Channel: Interwater
Lily Kershaw - Maybe (Toray Edit)
Lily Kershaw - Maybe (Toray Edit)
Published: 2017/11/30
Channel: Toray
Мембраны Toray Япония
Мембраны Toray Япония
Published: 2015/05/28
Channel: Rolfis - Фильтры для Воды
Мембраны для обратного осмоса Toray
Мембраны для обратного осмоса Toray
Published: 2018/01/13
Channel: ОДО ЕВРОВОДОСИСТЕМЫ
Camp toray miss you all!
Camp toray miss you all!
Published: 2018/07/15
Channel: Dennette Gent
Toray TMG10D
Toray TMG10D
Published: 2016/06/27
Channel: bigmembrane
Toray 20th Anniversary
Toray 20th Anniversary
Published: 2012/05/31
Channel: Pierce County Television
phul main nay toray
phul main nay toray
Published: 2018/02/10
Channel: Khan Studio pakistan
Harlem shake toray judo tangerang
Harlem shake toray judo tangerang
Published: 2013/04/16
Channel: Hilda Yana
Toray to build new carbon fiber plant in US
Toray to build new carbon fiber plant in US
Published: 2016/02/03
Channel: gg5665
ఆంధ్రా కి జాక్ పాట్ కల్లో కూడా ఊహించని కంపెనీ వచ్చింది | Japan Industry in AP | Newsmarg
ఆంధ్రా కి జాక్ పాట్ కల్లో కూడా ఊహించని కంపెనీ వచ్చింది | Japan Industry in AP | Newsmarg
Published: 2018/07/14
Channel: Newsmarg
The Art and Science of LifeWear  UNIQLO and Toray Celebrate 15 Years of Innovation
The Art and Science of LifeWear UNIQLO and Toray Celebrate 15 Years of Innovation
Published: 2017/11/01
Channel: UNIQLO INDONESIA
Powered by Toray Nanoalloy graphite?
Powered by Toray Nanoalloy graphite?
Published: 2018/04/09
Channel: Ishak Athnin
Cikole DH | Toray, Febri, Cakra
Cikole DH | Toray, Febri, Cakra
Published: 2017/10/08
Channel: kresna cakra
Toray Self Repair Screen Protector - Tamico Bell
Toray Self Repair Screen Protector - Tamico Bell
Published: 2013/08/15
Channel: Farba Ien
Toray TM710D
Toray TM710D
Published: 2016/06/27
Channel: bigmembrane
Japan League 0607: Toray X Springs
Japan League 0607: Toray X Springs
Published: 2008/03/20
Channel: Ángel Dorta
Toray Plastics
Toray Plastics
Published: 2016/06/15
Channel: AutomaTech Inc.
【TORAY】Blue Butterfly Life Innovation Version
【TORAY】Blue Butterfly Life Innovation Version
Published: 2017/11/02
Channel: TORAY
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Toray Industries, Inc.
Native name
東レ株式会社
Tōre Kabushiki-gaisha
Public KK
Traded as TYO: 3402
TOPIX 100 Component
Nikkei 225 Component
Industry Chemicals
Textiles
Founded January 1926; 92 years ago (1926-01)
Headquarters 5F, Nihonbashi Mitsui Tower 2-1-1, Nihonbashi-Muromachi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 103-8666, Japan
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
Sadayuki Sakakibara, (Chairman)
Akihiro Nikkaku, (President)
Products
Revenue

Increase $ 17.86 billion (FY 2014)

(¥ 1,837 billion) (FY 2014)

Increase $ 579 million (FY 2014)

(¥ 59.6 billion) (FY 2014)
Number of employees
45,881 (consolidated, as of March 31, 2014)
Website Official website
Footnotes / references
[1][2][3]

Toray Industries, Inc. (東レ株式会社, Tōre Kabushiki-gaisha) is a multinational corporation headquartered in Japan that specializes in industrial products centered on technologies in organic synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, and biochemistry.

Its founding business areas were fibers and textiles, as well as plastics and chemicals. The company has also diversified into areas such as pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and R&D, medical products, reverse osmosis bigmembranes, electronics, IT-products, housing and engineering, as well as advanced composite materials.

The company is listed on the first section of Tokyo Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the TOPIX 100[4] and Nikkei 225[5] stock market indices.

History[edit]

Toray Industries had been originally established as Toyo Rayon in 1926 by Mitsui Bussan, one of the two largest Japanese trading companies (sogo shosha) of the time (the other being Mitsubishi Shoji). The fact that Mitsui did not allow the company to be named as a Mitsui company indicates their skepticism of the risk on the business. Risk arose from the fact that, when it was established, the company did not have the right technology to produce Rayon. It had approached Courtaulds and then Du Pont to buy the technology but, because the price was too high, it decided to buy equipment from a German engineering company and hire about twenty foreign engineers to start the operation.[6]

When Nylon was invented in 1935 by Wallace Carothers of DuPont, Toray immediately got hold of a sample product through the New York City branch of Mitsui Bussan, and started research by dissolving this sample in sulfuric acid. Because of the patent protection, the company had to make its own effort to synthesize polyamide and make fibre out of it. In 1941, just three years after Du Pont's announcement of nylon, Toray completed the basic research on nylon and started building a small plant to produce Nylon 6. The operation started in 1943 and the product was sold, mainly to make fishing nets.

In 1946, following the end of World War II, Du Pont requested an investigation by GHQ (the General Headquarters of Allied Powers) of Toray's infringement of Du Pont's nylon patents but GHQ found no evidence of infringement, certifying that Toray's nylon technology was its own.[6]

Toray is currently the world's largest producer of carbon fiber, and Japan's largest producer of synthetic fiber.[7] Its carbon fiber is extensively used in exterior components of the Boeing 787 airliner.[8]

Operations[edit]

In 2013, Toray acquired an approximately 13% stake in Spectral Diagnostics, a Canadian pharmaceutical company focused on sepsis.[9] In Sep-2014, Toray ventured into joint partnership with Textile manufacturing company Kusumgar from Gujarat. The subsidiary is named as" Toray Kusumgar Advanced Textile Private Limited".[citation needed]

Recently, by developing a unique microarray technology utilizing “black resin substrate with uneven structures” (3D-Gene® technology[10]), Toray succeeded in increasing gene detection sensitivity of nucleic acids by about 100-fold making 3D-Gene® technology ideal for miRNA and mRNA profiling and biomarker discovery.[11]

On February 20, 2014 Under the Patronage of HRH Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Salman bin Abdulaziz and HE Prime Minister of Japan Shinzō Abe, Abunayyan Holding, headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and Toray Industries, Inc., headquartered in Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan have successfully launched Toray Membrane Middle East LLC (TMME), a joint venture in water and wastewater treatment technologies in Dammam, Saudi Arabia.[12]

In March 2018, Toray announced it would acquire TenCate Advanced Composites to advance carbon fiber production capabilities.[13]

Gallery[edit]

Nakanoshima Mitsui Building, Osaka head office of Toray, in Kita-ku, Osaka 
The company's plant in Saint-Maurice-de-Beynost, France 
A roof assembly for the SRT Viper from Toray made carbon fiber composite material 

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Company Outline". Retrieved August 2, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Financial Results 2014" (PDF). Retrieved August 2, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Company Board of Directors". Retrieved August 2, 2014. 
  4. ^ "TOPIX Large70 Components" (PDF). Japan Exchange Group. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 13, 2013. Retrieved August 2, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Components:Nikkei Stock Average". Nikkei Inc. Retrieved August 2, 2014. 
  6. ^ a b Odagiri, Hiroyuki (1996). Technology and Industrial Development in Japan. Clarendon Press, Oxford. pp. 88, 127–128. ISBN 0-19-828802-6. 
  7. ^ "Toray planning 50%-plus boost in carbon fiber capacity". Nikkei Asian Review. Nikkei Inc. December 18, 2013. Retrieved August 2, 2014. 
  8. ^ Suga, Masumi (November 20, 2007). "Boeing, Toray in Talks to Expand $6 Billion 787 Deal (Update5)". Bloomberg L.P. Retrieved August 2, 2014. 
  9. ^ "Toray takes $5M Stake in Spectral Diagnostics". Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (paper). April 1, 2013. p. 12. 
  10. ^ "'TORAY' Innovation by chemistry - 3D-Gene® technology". 3d-gene. 
  11. ^ "tebu-bio Adopts Toray's 3D-Gene Platform for miRNA and mRNA Arrays Services". PRLog. September 18, 2014. Retrieved September 20, 2014. 
  12. ^ "Abunayyan Holding Saudi Arabia and Toray Industries Japan sign a JV" from social website of Abunayyan Holding (February 20, 2014)
  13. ^ Sloan, Jeff. "Toray acquires TenCate Advanced Composites". www.compositesworld.com. Retrieved 2018-03-15. 

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