Kuraray to Acquire DuPont Glass Laminating Solutions

December 3, 2013

Kuraray has signed a definitive agreement to purchase the  DuPont Glass Laminating Solutions/Vinyls unit for $543 million, plus the value of inventories. The sale is expected to close during the first half of 2014.

GLS/Vinyls is a leading supplier of PVB and ionomer sheets for safety glass, and vinyl acetate monomer and polyvinyl alcohol products used in a variety of architectural, automotive and industrial applications.