Response of the Kurita Group in Japan Following the Nationwide Expansion of the State of Emergency

April 20, 2020

Kurita Water Industries Ltd. (Head Office: Nakano-ku, Tokyo; President: Michiya Kadota) has announced the following action to be taken by the Kurita Group in Japan, in response to the state of emergency expanded nationwide by the Japanese government on April 16, 2020.

In general, at all business bases in Japan, Kurita Group officers and employees will work from home. Business activities that involve going out will be limited to those deemed necessary from the perspective of business continuity of the Kurita Group and its customers and responding to the demands of society, after appropriate measures to prevent the spread of infection have been taken.

Moving forward, the Kurita Group will continue to make every effort to prevent the spread of infection in line with the policies of the Japanese government and local municipalities. We sincerely appreciate the understanding of customers and all stakeholders for the inconvenience this situation has caused.

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