March 25, 2015

Kurita Water Industries (Jiangyin) Co., Ltd. Commences Operation of Business Base in Jiangsu Province, China after Acquisition of Water Solutions and Other Businesses of Germany-Based BK Giulini GmbH

Kurita Water Industries Ltd. (Head Office: Nakano-ku, Tokyo; President: Toshiyuki Nakai) is pleased to announce the start of operations of a business base in the Chinese province of Jiangu through its new overseas operating company, Kurita Water Industries (Jiangyin) Co., Ltd. The procedures and other processes for acquisition of the base were carried out following the acquisition of the Water Solutions, Paper Solutions and Alumina Compounds businesses of BK Giulini GmbH, which is based in Germany, and its affiliates.