Kureha PGA, LLC
Beginning in 2008, Kureha Corp. in Japan began investing more than $100 million in a new, wholly-owned subsidiary, Kureha PGA, LLC to build a plant for the production and sale of the high-performance polymer polyglycolic acid. Production of PGA began in 2011.
The establishment of this PGA business is another milestone in Kureha's vision of becoming a specialty products company. PGA will become a centerpiece in Kureha's strategy of focusing on value-added, highly-differentiated products therefore setting us on a path of strong growth and profitablity.
- Kureha Belle Plant is the 1st and only polyglycolic acid producer in the world
- PGA (polyglycolic acid) is a biodegradable polymer
- PGA has excellent barrier properties and mechanical strength
Located on the DuPont Belle site