Gunze Ltd

Textiles & Apparel

Company Summary

Gunze Limited engages in the functional solutions, apparel, and lifestyle creations businesses in Japan. It offers plastic films comprising shrink films, flexible multilayer sheets, functional and multilayer film tubings, opp films, and nylon films, as well as consulting services related to comprehensive package system; engineering plastics, such as small-diameter fluoro resin heat-shrinkable tubes, thin-walled fluoro resin tubes, fiber products, films and sheets, and seamless belts; electronic components, including various touch screens and functional films, as well as commissioned manufacturing services; and medical materials consisting of bioabsorbable surgical suture threads, bone fixation devices, artificial dermis, absorbable reinforcement felt, and medical stockings. The company also provides equipment for packaging and film wrapping, post-press of printing, and pharmaceuticals and cosmetics, as well as equipment for dairy, beverage, and food products; innerwear, legwear, nightwear, and home casual wear products for physical and mental relaxation; and threads and accessories, such as sewing threads for clothing, industrial materials, and automotive applications. In addition, it operates 22 Gunze sports clubs, and fitness studios, spas, and junior schools; sells plant materials and nursery trees, flowers, and gardening products; develops commercial facilities; leases shopping complexes, housing, and office buildings; and offers technology, equipment, and funds energy conservation, as well as thermal insulation materials and solar power generation systems. The company was formerly known as Gunze Silk Manufacturing Co., Ltd. and changed its name to Gunze Limited in 1967. Gunze Limited was founded in 1896 and is headquartered in Ayabe, Japan.

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