Development of New Business
Toray has always pursued the ultimate in R&D as a part of its DNA and has achieved numerous breakthroughs in advanced materials with groundbreaking functions the world has never seen before. For example, Toray was the first company in the world to commence commercial production of carbon fiber. While other companies entered and exited the field, Toray pushed forward with research in carbon fiber with strongly held convictions, resulting in top share of the global market today. Toray has also developed carbon fiber for applications including aviation and automobile industries.