January 31, 2012

Announcement of Headquarters Relocation

Kurita Water Industries Ltd. announces that a meeting of its Board of Directors held on January 31, 2012 has resolved to relocate its headquarters. Details are as follows:

1. New address

Nakano Central Park East, 7-10th Floors
Nakano 4-chome, Nakano-ku, Tokyo

2. Date of relocation (planned)

October 1, 2012

3. Reasons for relocation

To move to a new building (lease), as the current headquarters building (Address: 4-7, Nishi-Shinjuku 3-chome, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo) is aging, having been built 37 years ago.

4. Impact on operating results

The impact of the headquarters relocation on operating results for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2012 will be minor. Relocation and other expenses will also be incurred in the fiscal year ending March 31, 2013.

5. Others

With respect to the address of the head office stated in the Articles of Incorporation, a proposal for the partial amendment of the Articles of Incorporation associated with the relocation is to be submitted for consideration at an ordinary general meeting of shareholders of the Company to be held in June 2012.