Kuraray America Inc. recently announced it has been named to the National Association for Business Resources’ Best and Brightest Companies to Work For™ in Houston list for the second time.

“We are honored to receive this award in 2014,” said Tom Tonan, director of Human Resources. “It demonstrates the commitment of all employees who have worked hard to make Kuraray an employer of choice. It really is all about our people. Their drive to build an innovative and productive workplace made this recognition possible.”

Companies named to the list were reportedly assessed by an independent research firm. Metrics include compensation, benefits and employee solutions; employee enrichment, engagement and retention; employee education and development; recruitment, selection and orientation; employee achievement and recognition; communication and shared vision; diversity and inclusion; work-life balance; community initiatives; and strategic company performance.

For more information, visit www.kuraray.co.jp/en.