Toray at a Glance

Toray’s Core Technologies

Based on Toray Group’s core technologies “organic synthetic chemistry,” “polymer chemistry,” “biotechnology” and “nanotechnology,” we are working toward greater depth and fusion of fundamental technologies such as polymerization, yarn-making, fibers application processing, and film processing, while expanding our operations from fibers and textiles to resins, chemicals, and films. We are also creating advanced materials and developing businesses in the fields of electronic & information materials, carbon fiber composite materials, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and water treatment.

Toray Group Value Creation History

Toray Group began as a manufacturer of viscose rayon in 1926. On top of all three major synthetic fibers such as nylon, polyester, and acrylic, the Company has continued to develop innovative technologies while creating a host of advanced materials and high-added-value products in a broad range of films, chemicals, resins, electronic and information materials, carbon fiber composite materials, pharmaceuticals and medical products, water treatment, and environmental fields. With an eye toward how society will evolve in 2050 and how innovative technologies and advanced materials may be utilized as a driving force, we will adopt a long-term perspective toward enhancing our corporate value.

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The Toray Group Value Creation Process

In a bid to realize its corporate philosophy of “Contributing to society through the creation of new value with innovative ideas, technologies and products,” Toray Group will provide new value to society through a process of co-creation with customers, suppliers, and other parties that make up the supply chain, starting at the materials stage, while promoting mutual cooperation in R&D, sales and marketing, and production, the key strengths of Toray Group, based on the core values of “contributing to society through business activities,” “people-centric management,” and “management from a long-term perspective.” At the same time, we will work to realize the four perspectives of the world as outlined in the Toray Group Sustainability Vision.

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Toray’s Businesses

Toray Group’s business consists of five segments.

Fibers & Textiles

Toray's fibers & textiles business has all three major synthetic fibers-nylon, polyester, and acrylic. Our product line-up fulfills a vast array of needs, from filament yarns, staple fibers, textiles, and garments, to industrial material applications.

Main Products

  • PrimeflexPrimeflex
Performance Chemicals

Toray is engaged in the resins and chemicals, films, and electronic & information materials businesses, including resin compound for automobiles, PET films, battery separator films for lithium-ion secondary batteries, and OLED related materials.

Main Products

Carbon Fiber
Composite Materials

Toray supplies PAN-based carbon fibers for aerospace applications, industrial applications including environment and energy fields, and sports applications. Toray will continue to expand its business and solidify its position as the world's leading manufacturer of carbon fiber.

Main Products

  • TORAYCA prepregTORAYCA prepreg
  • TORAYCA fabricsTORAYCA fabrics
  • TORAYCA compositesTORAYCA composites
Environment & Engineering

This segment includes reverse osmosis membranes which Toray has the world's leading position, seawater desalination systems, wastewater recycling systems, plant and engineering businesses, and housing-related businesses.

Main Products

  • Seawater desalination systemSeawater desalination system
  • Engineering businessEngineering business
  • Construction businessConstruction business
Life Science

Toray's expansion of the life science business is based on three business areas : pharmaceuticals, medical devices such as dialyzers, and bio-tools such as DNA chips.

Main Products

  • Remitch®Remitch®
  • CatheterCatheter
  • Dialysis machineDialysis machine

Toray’s Business Performance

Toray Group will pursue business expansion aiming for revenue of 2.62 trillion yen and core operating income of 135 billion yen in fiscal 2024.

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Toray's Global Network

Toray Group's overseas operations as of the end of March 2024.