Futamura Group

Following the acquisition of Innovia Films‘ cellulose business in July 2016, Futamura has production sites in Japan, UK and USA, employing some 1500 people across six divisions:

Plastic Films:

Futamura produces a range of plastic films in Asia, including BOPP, MOPP, Cast PP, LLDPE, MOPE & PET films for a range of applications from packaging to industrial applications.

Cellulose films:

NatureFlex™, Cellophane™ and Pearl™ brands:

Futamura is the world’s leading producer of sustainable cellulose packaging films.

Fibrous casings:

Our MEATLONN™ fibrous casings are valued by our customers for their high quality, strength and consistent sizes. Casings can be supplied in the form of shirred, cut pieces to specified lengths, in bundles or on the reel.

Activated carbon:

Applications for our activated carbon products include drinking water filtration, air filters for critical uses such as semiconductor factories & food processing filtration for products such as sake, vinegar & soy-sauce.

Non-woven fabrics:

TCF is a 100% cellulose nonwoven fabric.  Individual fibers are fused to each other without binders, making them clean, hygienic and free of impurities. Applications include medical, hygiene & cosmetics.

Phenolic laminated sheets: 

Phenolic laminated sheet is widely used in insulation, electro mechanical applications for power distribution, circuit-breakers, transformers plus automotive applications, bearings and gears.

Futamura is focused on safety, high quality speciality products, R&D, customer service and ethical, sustainable partnerships.

Futamura Vision

  • We will make every effort to consistently improve our products and we will contribute to society via the beneficial properties and performance of the products we make.
  • We recognize that helping each other is the first step to achieving harmony among people and that the successful progress of our business is built on that harmony
  • We hold true to three core beliefs: “We will create something out of nothing. We will always exercise our ingenuity. We will work proactively.”
  • We recognize that the ultimate victory goes to those who conduct themselves with honesty and integrity in all aspects of their business practices.

Futamura Chemical shall contribute to society through manufacturing products based on our motto of “Stable Supply of Products with Safe Quality in which our Clients have Trust.” We regard the concepts of “quality, safety and environment-friendliness” as one of our important missions and strive to achieve these objectives in earnest.

World Leaders in Sustainable Packaging Films

As the global leader for renewable and compostable packaging films and cellulose casings, Futamura is dedicated to providing high quality speciality products that enhance the lives of the people who use them. Our commitment to safety, R&D and customer service has led to ethical and sustainable partnerships ranging from niche speciality producers through to the world’s largest brand owners.