Kurita establishes a new Research and Development base, Kurita R&D Asia Pte. Ltd., in Singapore
Kurita Water Industries Ltd. has established a new company, Kurita R&D Asia Pte.Ltd., in Singapore to strengthen its global research and development system. It is the firm's first research facility in Asia outside of Japan, and will focus on developing technologies for desalination and the recycling of waste water. These are areas relevant for Singapore, which counts among its four water sources desalination (the process of converting sea water to potable water), NEwater (treated used water), water from its reservoirs, and imported water from Malaysia. The new Kurita R&D Asia Pte. Ltd. will be located in JTC CleanTech One @ Clean Tech Park. Part of Singapore's Jurong Innovation District, CleanTech Park is home to a vibrant ecosystem of businesses, research institutes and startups in urban solutions. The new company will seek cooperation with research institutions in Singapore to obtain timely information on leading-edge technology and to develop market competitive technologies through demonstration experiments in the region.
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