Toray Group is an integrated chemical industry group developing its business in 26 countries and regions worldwide. They combines nanotechnology with its core technologies of organic synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry and biotechnology, based on which it globally develops the Foundation Businesses of fibers & textiles and plastics & chemicals as well as businesses such as IT-related products, carbon fiber composite materials, pharmaceuticals & medical products, environment & engineering.
Established in 2916, Toray operates in 26 countries with 255 subsidiaries and 46,248 employees. They started production testing for carbon fiber in 1971, rolled carbon fiber out for commercial us in 1973, and acquired ZOLTEK™ in 2014. Additional Toray business segments include fibers/textiles, performance chemicals, carbon fiber composites, environment and engineering, life sciences, and omore.