Kuraray Completes Acquisition of Glass Laminating Solutions/Vinyls from DuPont

TOKYO, Japan, Kuraray Co., Ltd. (“Kuraray”, TSE:3405) announced that it has completed the acquisition of Glass Laminating Solutions/Vinyls (GLS/Vinyls), a part of DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers, from E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (“DuPont”, NYSE: DD) on June 1, 2014 ( U. S. local time).

The acquisition was announced on November 21, 2013. The impact of this transaction on consolidated results for the fiscal year ending December 2014 is currently under estimation and the figures will be disclosed when the assessment has been completed.

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Kuraray: Akiko Ide, + 81-3-6701-1070, Kuraraykoho(at)kuraray.co.jp
DuPont: Carole Davies, +1-248-583-8112, carole.a.davies(at)usa.dupont.com

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