The company will focus on offering Metso's Screening Media, Wear Lining and Conveyor Accessories for the aggregates industry in Japan.
Established in 1943, Kureha Elastomer Company (kurehae.co.jp) has strong experience in manufacturing and selling synthetic solutions for various industries. With its head office in Osaka, the company has 300 employees and sales branches in Tokyo, Nagoya and Kuyshu. In addition, the company operates two rubber plants in the cities of Tsu and Kameyama.
"Metso is happy to partner with an esteemed distributor that shares our values of quality and customer service," said Claes Edin, Director, Consumables Distribution at Metso. "Kureha Elastomer's strong experience and capabilities make them a valued addition to our community."
"At Kureha, we are committed offering the highest quality solutions and services to our customers," said Shinji Noda, Managing Director at Kureha Elastomer Company. "Adding the Metso brand to our portfolio continues this tradition and complements our offering for the aggregates and construction industry."
Metso serves the Japanese aggregates and construction market through its distributors. Japan's yearly output of aggregate material is around 400 million tons. With Japan hosting the Olympic Games 2020 in Tokyo and the World Expo 2025 in Osaka, significant investment in various infrastructure projects are anticipated.
Metso (metso.com) is a world-leading industrial company offering equipment and services for the sustainable processing and flow of natural resources in the mining, aggregates, recycling and process industries. With our unique knowledge and innovative solutions, we help our customers improve their operational efficiency, reduce risks and increase profitability. Metso is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki in Finland and had sales of about EUR 2.7 billion in 2017. Metso employs over 12,000 people in more than 50 countries.
Ccontact: Claes Edin, Director, Consumables Distribution, Metso, T: +46 41025271 - E: claes.edin[.]metso.com.