Bekaert Specialty Films Names Toray Plastics (America), Inc. Supplier Of The Year

Claudia Kreiss
Kreiss Communications
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North Kingstown, RI (June 22, 2004)-Bekaert Specialty Films, San Diego, CA, a business group of the Bekaert Group, has named Toray Plastics (America), Inc. “Supplier of the Year.” Bekaert Specialty Films is a worldwide leading supplier of solar control and safety window films for automotive and architectural applications.

“Over the past year, Toray Plastics (America), Inc. demonstrated outstanding overall performance in product quality, delivery and service,” says Brent Lain, vice president, manufacturing, Bekaert Specialty Films. “We value the company’s innovative products and ideas, and dedication to our success.”

“Receiving Bekaert Specialty Films’ ‘Supplier of the Year’ award is an honor,” says Hiroshi Ogihara, president, Toray Plastics (America), Inc. “Our R&D and product development teams’ efforts have resulted in the development of new, innovative solar control window films, and we are very pleased to be recognized by a market leader.”

Toray Plastics (America), Inc. is a leading manufacturer of polyester and polypropylene films for magnetic, industrial, capacitor and flexible and rigid packaging applications. The company is a subsidiary of Toray Industries, Inc., the world leader in synthetic fibers and textiles, carbon fibers, plastics, chemicals, pharmaceuticals and high performance films. Annual sales exceed $9 billion, USD.

For more information about specialty films for solar control applications, contact Eric Bartholomay, product development manager, at Toray Plastics (America), Inc. is located at 50 Belver Avenue, North Kingstown, RI 02852-7500, telephone: 401-294-4511, fax 401-294-1480. Visit the Toray Plastics (America), Inc. web site at

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