Message from Chief Representative for India

Namaste! Welcome to Toray Group in India.

Incorporated in Tokyo, Japan in 1926, Toray Industries, Inc. is an $18 billion leading global company active in 25 countries through 45,881 employees. It manufactures and sells fibers & textiles, plastics & chemicals, IT-related products, carbon fiber composite materials, environment & engineering services, water purification products and life-science pharmaceutical drugs and medical devices. Toray’s slogan is "Innovation by Chemistry" and its corporate philosophy is "Contributing to society through the creation of new value with innovative ideas, technologies and products." As a global player in the materials industry, Toray develops and commercializes new technologies and products that enhance comfort, safety and quality of life while minimizing environment impact.

Toray has a long association with India and the sub-continent. In 1960, Toray opened its Bombay office and sold polyester filament for saris. In 1962, Toray built a weaving factory in Sri Lanka. Since 1985, Toray has actively licensed several new technologies to Indian companies. Recently, under the Asia and Emerging Country Business Expansion (AE) Project, Toray is actively expanding its business in Asia and emerging countries. Consequently, in 2011, Toray established a Country Head Office in Gurgaon and a Sales & Marketing Office in Mumbai. Recently in 2014, Toray established Toray Kusumgar Advanced Textile Pvt. Ltd. for weaving automotive airbags to enhance automotive safety with production scheduled for 2016. As a good and ethical corporate citizen, Toray is committed to India, its customers, suppliers, employees and other stakeholders.

In India, Toray will partner with an emergent, more sophisticated India to propel India to the world’s third largest economy through proactive new business development, expanding its geographic footprint in the sub-continent and ramping up the introduction of more products, technologies, applications and services. Indian customers and foreign OEMs will benefit from greater choice, premier product quality, best-of-breed applications engineering and exceptional sales service.

Thank you for visiting Toray Industries, Inc. in India.

Chief Representative
Shigekazu Suenaga