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Our Japanese Heritage
Futamura Chemical Company Limited was established in Japan in 1947. The family owned business grew from strength to strength based on a philosophy of producing products that serve both its nation and society. The company has continued its commitment to this goal to the present day and has grown a reputation built on integrity and ethical behaviour.
Futamura maintained leadership positions in the Japanese domestic markets of polypropylene, cellulose films and activated carbon as well as growing in export markets with its leading brands Pearl and Taiko.
Today, Futamura has grown its global footprint to include manufacturing facilities in both Asia, Europe and the Americas and is the global leader of sustainable cellulose films for the packaging market, including the renowned NatureFlex™ compostable films and Cellophane™ brands.