Notice Concerning Changes to the Corporate Names of Consolidated Subsidiaries in Japan

October 1, 2020

Kurita Water Industries Ltd. (Head Office: Nakano-ku, Tokyo; President: Michiya Kadota; hereinafter "Kurita") announced that effective today, it has changed the corporate names of seven of its consolidated subsidiaries in Japan (see below table) whose core businesses involves the sale of water treatment chemicals.

In its MVP-22 (Maximize Value Proposition 2022) medium-term management plan, the Kurita Group has established the "enhancement of total solutions" as one of its priority measures. Leveraging the strengths of the Kurita Group across three business domains, namely water treatment chemicals, water treatment facilities and maintenance services, Kurita aims to provide customers with higher value solutions by employing a range of technologies, products and services. Through these corporate name changes, Kurita will work to facilitate the transformation into total solution-oriented service businesses even at its consolidated subsidiaries in Japan.

<List of Consolidated Subsidiaries in Japan Whose Corporate Names Have Changed>

Before After
Kurita Chemicals Hokkaido Ltd. Kurita Hokkaido Ltd.
Kurita Chemicals Kanto Ltd. Kurita Kanto Ltd.
Kurita Chemicals Tokai Ltd. Kurita Tokai Ltd.
Kurita Chemicals Hokuriku Ltd. Kurita Hokuriku Ltd.
Kurita Chemicals Kansai Ltd. Kurita Kansai Ltd.
Kurita Chemicals Sanyo Ltd. Kurita Sanyo Ltd.
Kurita Chemicals West Japan Ltd. Kurita Kyushu Ltd.
  • *As of October 1, there are no changes to matters other than the corporate names, such as the addresses or representatives of these subsidiaries.