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Kuraray to Exhibit Numerous Product Lines at EXPO PACK

Friday, Jun 09, 2017

Kuraray's EVAL™, KURARAY POVAL™ and Monosol® technology businesses will be exhibiting together at the EXPO PACK Guadalajara 2017 Show in Guadalajara, Jalisco, México, June 13-15.

At the show, the company will highlight technologies in Kuraray EVAL™ ethylene vinyl alcohol (EVOH) flexible packaging, the use of the water-soluble product KURARAY POVAL™ in the food and beverage industry, as well as Monosol® edible film used for fruit drinks, work out supplements, instant teas and coffees. Visitors to the booth will also find information on new developments for many other product segments.

“Kuraray is excited to again participate in EXPO PACK to highlight a wide range of products that provide numerous design and performance benefits to our customers as well as the end-consumer,” said Juan Umaña, Regional Sales Manager of Latin America at Kuraray. “Our products are unique to the market and we look forward to sharing that with those who come to the booth or our presentation during the conference.”

On Tuesday, June 13, Kuraray will collaborate with UBE for Change and Challenge Mexico 2017 during the show for a presentation featuring Edgard Chow and Emilio Morales of Kuraray’s technical service and development team. The presentation will focus on the barrier packaging that uses EVOH as well as development, applications and examples found in the market.

EXPO PACK Guadalajara 2017 will be the largest packaging and processing show in Mexico in 2017, highlighting the latest solutions in Packaging and Processing Machinery, Materials, Containers and other related goods and services. EXPO PACK will bring more than 15,000 professional buyers to Guadalajara from June 13-15. Attendees will include packaging and processing professionals from a wide range of industries, including food, beverage, pharmaceutical, cosmetics and personal care, graphic arts, chemical, household chemicals, textile, footwear, automotive, hardware, furniture and electronics.

To learn more about Kuraray’s product portfolio, visit Booth 3804 during the show or

About Kuraray

Founded in 1926, Japan-based Kuraray is a world leader in performance-based polymer and synthetic chemistry technologies, including resins, chemical, fibers and textiles. It was the first entity in the world to bring polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH) synthetic fiber to market. The company operates 19 subsidiaries around the world. The North American division is focused on becoming an integrated supplier with complete portfolio of coatings and compounds for the food, glass, packaging and oil & gas sectors. For more information, visit


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