National Association for Business Resources recognizes Kuraray for eighth year

June 7, 2023

HOUSTON – Kuraray America, Inc. (Kuraray) has been named one of the “Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation” by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR). This is the eighth year the global specialty chemical, fiber, resin, and film production company has won the award.

“We are focused on having a great place to work throughout the employee lifecycle – from hire to retire,” said Bettina Brayshaw, Kuraray America’s Head of HR. “On behalf of the leadership team, I thank all Kuraray team members for their dedication and commitment to making Kuraray so successful.  Your creative and innovative thinking has put you in a class all your own.”

The “Best and Brightest Company” award honors organizations that are paving the way by creating better business, richer lives, and stronger communities. NABR’s research firm conducts an unbiased analysis of an organization’s accomplishments, such as diversity and inclusion, work-life balance, employee enrichment, compensation and benefits, and strategic company performance.

About Kuraray

Founded in 1926, Kuraray is a world leader in performance-based polymer and specialty materials technologies, including resins, chemicals, fibers, and textiles. The company operates many subsidiaries around the world, including Kuraray America, Inc., headquartered in Houston, Texas. Within the United States, Kuraray America, Inc. operates eight top-of-the-line research and production facilities located in Texas, North Carolina, South Carolina, and West Virginia. For more information, visit

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