The Smart Material

Kureha’s unique polymerization process yields the highest crystalline, most sensitive material in the market today.

Demo Kit

Create 10 Product Experiments with our new Demo Kit.



Kureha is the second largest polymer microsphere supplier in North America behind Akzo Nobel’s Expancel®. Our growth is due in part to the fact that we collaborate, design and develop along with our customers vs dictating to them.

Application Ideas

Expandable polymer microspheres are one of the most widely used foaming additives used today. They can be found in a variety of materials and applications that few people know about and virtually nobody talks about! Until now…

Global Footprint

The Kureha Group leverages synergies generated by group-wide collaboration to develop and provide products and services that protect the global environment, and contribute to the advancement of society and the betterment of peoples’ everyday lives.

Compatible Base Materials

Polymer Spheres compatibility with a wide variety of base materials and applications is one of its strengths. But what many people don’t know is that Kureha Polymer Microspheres can be combined with many grades of base materials to create unique new materials. Explore the numerous possibilities by selecting one of these grades that peak your interests.