October 29, 2014
Kurita Receives the 2014 Japan Industrial Water Treatment Company of the Year Award at the Frost & Sullivan Japan Excellence Awards
Kurita Water Industries Ltd. (Head Office: Nakano-ku, Tokyo; President: Toshiyuki Nakai) is pleased to announce that it has received the 2014 Japan Industrial Water Treatment Company of the Year award at the Japan Excellence Awards of the Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Awards hosted by Frost & Sullivan Limited.
Frost & Sullivan has been engaged in international market research, technology analyses, consulting, and other businesses for more than 50 years in 80 countries. Its Asia Pacific Awards recognize companies in the Asian market and markets of individual countries which are deemed to have demonstrated outstanding performance or created superior services following an evaluation by Frost & Sullivan in terms of leadership, competitive edge, innovation, strategic product development, and other criteria, in comparison with their competitors. In 2011, the Japan Excellence Awards was established to recognize Japanese companies.
The 2014 Japan Industrial Water Treatment Company of the Year award, which Kurita received, was introduced to the environmental and construction technology division of the Japan Excellence Awards this year, its 4th consecutive year. Kurita was highly evaluated for the fact that it has improved its competitiveness with its unique business methods including the ultrapure water supply business. Kurita was also highly evaluated for the fact that it has businesses for handling water treatment chemicals, water treatment facilities, and their maintenance, with which it provides highly valuable solutions to its customers, in addition to its earning power and market share in the field of industrial water treatment.
Having received this award, Kurita is determined to continue striving to improve the quality of its products and services and its customer value by solving customers’ problems related to water and the environment.