Our BusinessOverseas Business: North and South Americas

Providing customer-focused solutions for the future growth.

In the U.S. market, Kurita America, Inc., which was established in 1996, sells water treatment chemicals and water treatment facilities. In the water treatment facilities business, it focuses on increasing the share of water treatment facilities in the U.S. market by working to expand the sales of ultrapure water production systems for mainly the semiconductor market, and improving proposal sales from the perspective of solving the issues customers face, such as wastewater reclamation. In water treatment chemicals, Kurita America, Inc. develops markets, targeting mostly customers in the oil refining, petrochemicals, and energy industries concentrated along the coastal regions of Texas. In 2017, the Kurita Group acquired Fremont Industries, LLC, which manufactures and sells water treatment chemicals, to expand its sales and service network.
In the U.S. market, the Group is pursuing a solution business that combines facilities and chemicals and accelerates the development of operations.

In South America, Kurita do Brasil LTDA. has manufactured and sold water treatment chemicals in Brazil for about 40 years. It has been developing businesses close to customers in the markets for automobiles, steel, chemicals, and food, centering on leading locally affiliated oil and steel companies in Brazil. It also focuses on the development of new markets for things such as sugar production and ethanol, and the sales expansion of new products such as RO (reverse osmosis) membrane water treatment chemicals. It works to solve issues together with customers in South America, a region that is expected to experience a high level of growth in the future.

Overseas Subsidiaries and Affiliates