Toray Membrane (Foshan) Commemorates Debut Shipment

Jan. 18, 2022

Toray Industries, Inc.

                                   
                                   
Tokyo, Japan, January 18, 2022 – Toray Industries, Inc., announced today that Toray Membrane (Foshan) Co., Ltd., held a ceremony on January 17 to commemorate its first shipment of reverse osmosis membranes. Toray established that water treatment membrane subsidiary in 2019.

The 68 attendees at the ceremony included Xia Zehong, director of the Economic Promotion Bureau of Nanhai District, and Deputy Chief Zijian Zhou, Jiujiang People’s Government, Nanhai District. Also attending were water treatment customers and Toray Group executives. Among them were Kazuhiko Shuto, chairman and president of Toray Industries (China) Co., Ltd., and Gao Zhiwen, vice president of that company.

Demand for water treatment membranes has surged in China in recent years, particularly for seawater desalination, industrial wastewater treatment, and ultra-pure water production. Toray has helped improve aquatic environments and resolve water shortages in that nation by supplying an array of water treatment membranes through two key local companies. One is Toray Bluestar Membrane Co., Ltd., a Beijing-based reverse osmosis membrane manufacturing joint venture and distributor of water treatment products. The other is Toray WBD Membrane Technology (JS) Co., Ltd., which manufactures membrane bioreactors in the Yancheng Environmental Protection District of Jiangsu Province.

Toray Membrane (Foshan) has lifted Toray’s reverse osmosis membrane production capacity in China. It will accelerate the expansion of Toray’s water treatment business in that nation by collaborating extensively with Toray Bluestar Membrane.

Providing access to clean water is pivotal to The Toray Group Sustainability Vision, representing a roadmap to the World as Envisioned by Toray Group in 2050 and embodying Toray Vision 2030, through which the Group seeks to achieve sound, sustainable growth. The Group will continue to develop its water treatment business worldwide and help resolve water resource issues as a leading comprehensive water treatment membrane manufacturer.


<Profile of Toray Membrane (Foshan) Co., Ltd.>
1. Business  :Manufacturing water treatment membranes and products, developing related technologies,
                     and providing technical services
2. Location  :Nanhai District, Foshan City, Guangdong Province, China
                                   
                                   


打造水处理市场新版图,东丽佛山工厂首批产品交付仪式隆重举办


 2022年1月17日,东丽株式会社(总部:东京都中央区、代表取缔役社长:日觉昭广、以下简称:东丽)在其2017年于中国佛山市设立的水处理膜生产公司“东丽膜科技(佛山)有限公司”(总经理:关隆志、以下简称:TMFC)内隆重举办了该司首批生产的反渗透(RO)膜产品的交付仪式。
 交付仪式当天,佛山市南海区经济促进局局长夏泽鸿,南海区九江镇副镇长周子健亲临现场,同时出席者来宾有来自水处理业界的各客户代表等多人。东丽集团方由东丽(中国)投资有限公司的首藤和彦董事长与高志文副总经理代表参加。共计68人。

 近年,在海水淡化、工厂排水处理、超纯水制造等各领域,中国水处理膜的市场需求正在急速增长。在东丽佛山水处理膜公司成立前,东丽在中国拥有两家水处理膜的关联公司,分别是生产反渗透(RO)膜产品和拥有东丽全产线水处理膜产品销售权的公司“蓝星东丽膜科技(北京)有限公司”(以下简称:TBMC)和污水处理装置(MBR)产品的制造公司“万邦达东丽膜科技(江苏)有限公司”(以下简称:TWMT)。通过向市场提供多样的水处理膜产品,东丽为改善中国水环境和解决水资源不足的问题不断努力贡献至今。
 佛山TMFC的设立将使东丽在中国的RO膜产能大大提升。同时,在与TBMC之间构架强有力的协作配合下,加速东丽在中国水处理产业版图的扩大。

 “东丽集团可持续性发展愿景”展示了其面向2050年所期望实现的世界。而其“TORAY 愿景2030”中描绘了东丽集团为了实现可持续且健康成长所制定的长期愿景。这两个项目中均将“提供安全的用水”作为了东丽集团的重点执行课题。今后,作为全球屈指可数的水处理膜厂商,东丽将不断通过在全球范围内开展水处理事业,为解决水资源问题奉献助力。