Toray Industries, Inc., Japan (*RM4 Million endowment)
Toray Industries, Inc. is a leading chemical-based global conglomerate with
headquarters in Japan. Established in 1926 and is listed in the Tokyo Stock Exchange,
Toray operates in 26 countries and regions.
With the belief that materials can change lives, Toray endeavours to use the power of chemistry to address a host of issues faced worldwide in balancing development and sustainability, true to its fundamental corporate principle of “contributing to society through the creation of new value with innovative ideas, technologies and products”.
Toray Science Foundation, Japan (*Yen 5 Million annually)
Toray Science Foundation, Japan (TSF) was established on June 23, 1960, through a
1 billion yen endowment by Toray Industries, Inc., Japan. Subsequent donations have
increased its basic fund to 1.8 billion yen. Recognized by the Japan Ministry of
Education, Science and Culture and the Science and Technology Agency under its Civil
Law, TSF is aimed at contributing to the advancement of Japanese science and
technology by supporting basic researches in science.
Besides its domestic programs, TSF also launches its Toray Science Foundation International Research Grant, to subsidize basic research projects in natural science at overseas universities. Annually, TSF subsidizes basic research projects in the fields of natural science carried out by young scientists/researchers in Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Republic of Korea.
Toray Science Foundation established four similar foundations in Asean countries, namely,
Toray Group (Malaysia) (*RM300,000 annually)
Toray invested in manufacturing outside Japan earlier than other Japanese enterprises and established its first subsidiary in Malaysia in the early 1970s. Over the years, the Malaysian operation has grown from strength to strength to be one of Toray’s major investments outside Japan. Today, under the supervision of Toray Industries (Malaysia), TORAY Group (Malaysia) employs around 2,500 employees and generates annual consolidated net sales exceeding USD1 billion. The Group engages in its corporate activities with the concerted commitment of all associates “to have the integrity to do the right thing in the right way.”
|Toray Industries (Malaysia) Sdn. Berhad||Supervision and administration of Toray's business operations in Malaysia|
|Penfibre Sdn.Berhad||Fibre Division
Manufacturing and marketing of Polyester Staple Fibre.
Manufacturing and marketing of Polyster Chip for Film
Manufacturing and marketing of Polyester/Cotton Blended Fabric
Manufacturing and marketing of Yam-dyed Woven Fabric, Polyester Yamfor Sewing Thread
Penfabric Head Office & Mill4
Manufacturing and marketing of Dyed & Printed Fabric
|Toray Plastics (Malaysia) Sdn. Berhad||Manufacturing and marketing of ABS Resin and marketing of PBT Resin|
|Toray BASF PBT Resin Sdn. Bhd (Pahang)||Manufacturing of PBT Resin|
|Toray Malaysia Systems Solution Sdn. Berhad||Providing and supporting information technology (IT) solutions|