Asia

Singapore Exhibiting at Singapore International Water Week 2016

Singapore International Water Week, Asia's largest comprehensive event for water treatment solutions, was held in July 2016 in Singapore, one of the ASEAN countries where the Toray Group has a presence. Group companies from Singapore and other countries in Asia organized the Toray booth together, promoting water treatment technologies and products that are used in some 70% of the water desalination and sewage treatment plants in Singapore. The booth helped to underscore Toray's contributions to addressing water issues around the world.

Indonesia Family Walk and Awarding of Student Scholarships for Employee Families

On August 17, 2016, P.T. Indonesia Toray Synthetics held a family walk event to commemorate both Indonesia Independence Day and its 43rd year in business. After raising the national flag, balloons were released into the air to mark the start of the festivities. After the event, a ceremony was held to award scholarships to students from employee households.

Malaysia Junior High School Students Welcomed for Career Education Program

Penfabric Sdn. Berhad received four second-year students from a Japanese junior high school in Penang, as part of their career education. The students learned how clothing is designed and saw how samples are prepared for customers, and had an open Q&A session with employees. The visit served as an opportunity to learn about what it means to work and for the students to think about their future.

VOICEMessage from a Director

Kenta Nomura Director, Penfabric Sdn. Berhad
Kenta Nomura
Director, Penfabric
Sdn. Berhad

As part of their career education, we welcomed a group of students and briefed them on our business activities and the role of our company. We also made time to chat with the students and field their questions, including about how we approach our daily work. The students tried cutting fabric and making items based on their own ideas. The visit from the students also gave us a fresh perspective on our work.

Thailand Thai Plant Receives 2016 CSR Award

Thai Toray Textile Mills Public Company Limited received a 2016 CSR award for plants and companies from the Department of Industrial Works of the Thai Ministry of Industry, in recognition of its excellence and high standards for corporate social responsibility. It was the fourth time for the company to receive the award and highlights the company's continuing dedication to balancing company growth with social progress.

VOICEMessage from a Manager

Pissanu Auchana General Manager, Factory Administration Department, Thai Toray Textile Mills Public Company Limited
Pissanu Auchana
General Manager,
Factory Administration
Department, Thai
Toray Textile Mills
Public Company
Limited

Our company has been dedicated to the community. Our activities include providing scholarships for students of nearby schools, donating textiles and other items on Children's Day in early January, and being involved in community initiatives. We are proud to have been singled out for this prestigious award.

South Korea Toray Group Safety Summit in South Korea

In October 2016, Toray Advanced Materials Korea Inc. hosted the 3rd Toray Group Safety Summit in South Korea, with some 100 employees from group companies in attendance. The summit served to remind employees to practice thoughtful safety action to prevent accidents, by fostering a safety culture that sticks to the basics and focusing on addressing vulnerabilities.