Technology DevelopmentDevelopment Centers

The Kurita Group promotes research and development on a global scale, primarily from our Kurita Global Technology Center in Japan, as well as from our development base in Germany and Singapore. Our Development Centers are strengthening cooperation with each other and the Group is make a concerted effort to promote initiatives ranging from research of core technologies to the development of new products, new technologies and new businesses.

Kurita Global Technology Center / Japan

Photograph: Kurita Global Technology Center

Photograph: Kurita Global Technology Center

The Kurita Global Technology Center of Kurita Water Industries in Nogi-machi, Tochigi Prefecture is the base for our activities focusing on the development of new technologies. Using leading-edge water and environmental technologies, the center conducts water treatment-related activities ranging from basic research to product and technology development and commercialization. The center also aims to become a development center that is environmentally friendly and works in harmony with the local community and it treats and recycles wastewater into water of reusable quality, thus also contributing to effective use of water resources.

Kurita Europe GmbH / Germany

Photograph: Our two development centers in Germany

Photograph: Our two development centers in Germany

Kurita Europe conducts research and development of water treatment chemicals in Ludwigshafen and Düsseldorf, Germany. Ludwigshafen is our research center for the development of materials, such as paper process chemicals and cooling water treatment chemicals, and synthesis technologies, and it is also involved in the production of the developed materials. Our Düsseldorf center conducts research and development of water treatment chemicals and has also developed systems for water quality analysis and technology evaluation.

Kurita R&D Asia Pte. Ltd.

Photo: Development facilities in Singapore

As demand for water rises worldwide, water resources need to be used effectively. In this environment, Kurita R&D Asia Pte. Ltd. is seeking to develop technologies for the desalination and recycling of wastewater. The company seeks cooperation with research institutions in Singapore to obtain timely information on leading-edge technology and to develop competitive technologies through demonstration experiments in the region.