Corporate Outline

Corporate Name

Toray Industries, Inc.


January 1926


Akihiro Nikkaku

Paid-in Capital
(As of March 31, 2016)

147,873 million yen

Number of Countries/Regions
Toray Operates in
(As of April 1, 2016)


Number of Subsidiaries/Affiliates
(As of March 31, 2016)

Japan: 100
Overseas: 154
Total : 254

Number of Employees
(As of March 31, 2016)

Toray: 7,223 (Men 6,452, Women 771)
Consolidated Japanese subsidiaries: 10,520 (Men 7,968, Women 2,552)
Consolidated overseas subsidiaries: 28,096 (Men 18,209, Women 9,887)
Total : 45,839 (Men 32,629, Women 13,210)

Consolidated Net Sales
(As of March 31, 2016)

2,104.4 billion yen

Consolidated Operating Income
(As of March 31, 2016)

154.5 billion yen  * click here for more financial information

Main Businesses

Manufacturing, processing and sales of the following products, among others:

Fibers and Textiles

Filament yarns, staple fibers, spun yarns, woven and knitted fabrics of nylon, polyester and acrylics; non-woven fabrics; ultra-microfiber non-woven fabric with suede-texture; apparel products

Plastics and Chemicals

(Except films and plastic products included in IT-related Products listed below)
Nylon, ABS, PBT, PPS and other resins and molded products; polyolefin foam; polyester, polypropylene, PPS and other films and processed film products; raw materials for synthetic fibers and plastics; zeolite catalysts; fine chemicals such as raw materials for pharmaceuticals and agrochemicals; veterinary medicines

IT-related Products

Films and plastic products for IT-related products; electronic circuit- and semiconductor-related materials; color filters for LCDs and related materials; magnetic recording materials; graphic materials; IT-related equipment

Carbon Fiber Composite Materials

Carbon fibers, carbon fiber composite materials and related molded products

Environment and Engineering

Comprehensive engineering; condominiums; industrial equipment and machinery; environment-related equipment; water treatment membranes and related equipment; materials for housing, building and civil engineering applications

Life Science

Pharmaceuticals; medical devices

Other Businesses

Analysis-, physical evaluation-, and research-related services