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Kuraray Co., Ltd. (3405) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company's businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company's key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.The profile contains critical company information including:- Business description A detailed description of the company's operations and business divisions.- Corporate strategy Analyst's summarization of the company's business strategy.- SWOT Analysis A detailed analysis of the company's strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.- Company history Progression of key events associated with the company.- Major products and services A list of major products, services and brands of the company.- Key competitors A list of key competitors to the company.- Key employees A list of the key executives of the company.- Executive biographies A brief summary of the executives employment history.- Key operational heads A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.- Important locations and subsidiaries A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.HighlightsKuraray Co., Ltd. (Kuraray) is a synthetic and chemical fibers manufacturing company. It develops and commercializes chemicals, resins, fibers, high performance materials and medical products among others. The company's product portfolio includes vinyl acetate derivatives, isoprene derivatives, methacrylate derivatives, medical agents and eco-friendly products among others. It offers engineering, design, construction, and maintenance services for chemicals, pharmaceuticals, food processing and electronics materials manufacturing facilities. Kuraray also offers resin-based dental materials, dental adhesives and cement to bond the dental structure. The company manages affiliates, manufacturing facilities and research centers in countries across Asia, Europe and North America. Kuraray is headquartered in Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan.Kuraray Co., Ltd. Key Recent DevelopmentsMay 11, 2016: kuraray Provides Consolidated Earnings Report For The First Quarter Of The Fiscal Year Ending December 31, 2016Nov 15, 2015: kuraray Provides Consolidated Earnings Report For The Third Quarter Of The Fiscal Year Ending December 31, 2015Aug 06, 2015: kuraray Provides Consolidated Earnings Report For The Second Quarter Of The Fiscal Year Ending December 31, 2015Jul 01, 2015: Kuraray: Price Revisions For Elastomer-Related ProductsMay 13, 2015: Kuraray: Consolidated Earnings Report For The First Quarter Of The Fiscal Year Ending December 31, 2015Key benefits of buying this profile include:You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.- The profile analyzes the company's business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.Understand and respond to your competitors business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.- The company's core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.- Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted.Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies strategic, financial and operational performance.- Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research.- Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company
Table of ContentsTable of Contents 2List of Tables 4List of Figures 5Section 1 - About the Company 6Kuraray Co., Ltd. - Key Facts 6Kuraray Co., Ltd. - Key Employees 7Kuraray Co., Ltd. - Major Products and Services 10Kuraray Co., Ltd. - History 12Kuraray Co., Ltd. - Company Statement 18Kuraray Co., Ltd. - Locations And Subsidiaries 19Head Office 19Other Locations & Subsidiaries 19Joint Venture 22Section 2 Company Analysis 23Kuraray Co., Ltd. - Business Description 23Kuraray Co., Ltd. - Corporate Strategy 24Kuraray Co., Ltd. - SWOT Analysis 25SWOT Analysis - Overview 25Kuraray Co., Ltd. - Strengths 25Strength - Strong R&D Activities 25Strength - Strong Market Position 25Kuraray Co., Ltd. - Weaknesses 26Weakness - Decline in Liquidity 26Kuraray Co., Ltd. - Opportunities 27Opportunity - Acquisitions and Divestments 27Opportunity - Positive Outlook for US Chemical Industry 27Opportunity - Business Initiatives 27Kuraray Co., Ltd. - Threats 28Threat - Intense Competition 28Threat - Raw Material Risks 28Threat - Regulatory Environment 28Kuraray Co., Ltd. - Key Competitors 29Section 3 Company Financial Ratios 30Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 30Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 31Performance Chart 33Financial Performance 33Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 34Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 35Section 4 Companys Petrochemicals Financial Deals and Alliances 36Kuraray Co., Ltd., Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 36Kuraray Co., Ltd., Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 37Kuraray Co., Ltd., Recent Deals Summary 38Section 5 Companys Recent Developments 39May 11, 2016: kuraray Provides Consolidated Earnings Report For The First Quarter Of The Fiscal Year Ending December 31, 2016 39Nov 15, 2015: kuraray Provides Consolidated Earnings Report For The Third Quarter Of The Fiscal Year Ending December 31, 2015 40Aug 06, 2015: kuraray Provides Consolidated Earnings Report For The Second Quarter Of The Fiscal Year Ending December 31, 2015 41Jul 01, 2015: Kuraray: Price Revisions For Elastomer-Related Products 42May 13, 2015: Kuraray: Consolidated Earnings Report For The First Quarter Of The Fiscal Year Ending December 31, 2015 43Feb 06, 2015: Kuraray To Boost EVAL Production Capacity In Europe 45Section 6 Appendix 46Methodology 46Ratio Definitions 46About GlobalData 50Contact Us 50Disclaimer 50List of TablesKuraray Co., Ltd., Key Facts 6Kuraray Co., Ltd., Key Employees 7Kuraray Co., Ltd., Major Products and Services 10Kuraray Co., Ltd., History 12Kuraray Co., Ltd., Other Locations 19Kuraray Co., Ltd., Subsidiaries 20Kuraray Co., Ltd., Joint Venture 22Kuraray Co., Ltd., Key Competitors 29Kuraray Co., Ltd., Ratios based on current share price 30Kuraray Co., Ltd., Annual Ratios 31Kuraray Co., Ltd., Interim Ratios 34Kuraray Co., Ltd., Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 36Kuraray Co., Ltd., Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 37Kuraray Co., Ltd., Recent Deals Summary 38Currency Codes 46Capital Market Ratios 46Equity Ratios 47Profitability Ratios 47Cost Ratios 48Liquidity Ratios 48Leverage Ratios 49Efficiency Ratios 49List of FiguresKuraray Co., Ltd., Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 33Kuraray Co., Ltd., Ratio Charts 35Kuraray Co., Ltd., Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 36Kuraray Co., Ltd., Petrochemicals, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 37