Kurita Water Industries Ltd. (Head Office: Nakano-ku, Tokyo; President: Michiya Kadota) has established a new company, Kurita R&D Asia Pte.Ltd., in Singapore to strengthen its global research and development system.

As demand for water rises worldwide, water resources need to be used effectively. In this environment, the Kurita Group is focusing on developing technologies for desalination and the recycling of wastewater. Singapore, where the Company has established the new company, has a concentration of universities, research institutions, and corporate research and development facilities that are involved in researching technologies related to water and the environment. By establishing a research and development base in the country, the Company aims to expedite development and strengthen its technological capabilities.

Kurita R&D Asia Pte.Ltd. will be located in JTC CleanTech One @ Clean Tech Park. Part of Singapore’s Jurong Innovation District, CleanTech Park is home to a vibrant ecosystem of businesses, research institutes and startups in urban solutions. The new company will seek cooperation with research institutions in Singapore to obtain timely information on leading-edge technology and to develop market competitive technologies through demonstration experiments in the region.

Profile of the New Company

Company name Kurita R&D Asia Pte.Ltd.
Established April 29, 2017
Address 1 CleanTech Loop #04–08, CleanTech One, Singapore 637141, Republic of Singapore
President Tatsushi Kuramae (Executive Officer, General Manager of Core Technology Research Group of Research and Development Division)