Water Treatment & Environment-Related Technical Departments

The Water Treatment & Environment Division was launched in June 2007 through a merger of the Water Treatment Business Division and Amenity Products Business Division, aimed at enhancing comprehensive efforts in the Environment and Water of four major growing fields. It is comprised of two units: the Water Treatment Division and Environment & Amenity Products Division, both of which are expanding their business globally. The former develops products that help to solve issues related to water shortages and water environments. The latter focuses on finished products that bring comfort, health, and beauty into people’s living spaces.

Water Treatment Division

Membrane Technical Dept.

This section develops Toray water treatment membrane products, from reverse osmosis (RO) membranes used in desalination, to ultrafiltration (UF) and microfiltration (MF) membrane modules for water supply purification, and membrane bioreactor (MBR) modules used to treat wastewater.

Water Treatment Technical Dept.

This section carries out design and development for water treatment systems that employ membranes, along with IMS (Integrated Membrane System) process development used in combination with various types of membranes. Other functions include verification testing of newly developed membranes, running local pilot operations, and system verification.

Toray’s ROMEMBRA™ RO membrane element

Toray’s ROMEMBRA™ RO membrane element

Changi NEWater Plant 世界第2位、東アジア最大の下水再利用プラント

Photo : Sembcorp NEWater Plant, Singapore
The world’s second largest and East Asia’s largest wastewater treatment plant.

Environment & Amenity Products Division, Amenity Products Technical Dept.

To meet a wide range of customer needs for improving the comfort, health and beauty of people’s living spaces, the Amenity Products Technical Department carries out product development based on innovations in and applications of Toray’s cutting-edge technical development and strength in advanced materials, and technologies from other companies. These products include TORAYVINO™ household water purifiers, TORAYSEE™ cleaning cloth, and TORAYCLEAN™ air filters for air conditioning.

TORAYVINO™ household water purifier

TORAYVINO™ household water purifier

TORAYCLEAN™ Air Filters for air-conditioning and others.

TORAYCLEAN™ Air Filters for air-conditioning and others.