Nitto Boseki Co., Ltd. engages in the manufacture processing and sale of textile products and materials. It operates through the following business segments: Textiles, Raw Fiber Materials, Functional Materials, Equipment Materials, Life Science, and Others. The Textiles segment handles the manufacture and sale of core spun yarn, stretch products, interlining products and others. The Raw Fiber Materials segment manufactures and sells fiberglass raw fiber products like yarn, roving, and chopped strands. The Functional Materials segment covers the manufacture and sales of glass fiber functional products. The Equipment Materials segment includes glass fiber products for industrial materials, and manufactures and sells glass wool products (for heat insulating materials). The Life Science segment manufactures and sells in-vitro diagnostic drugs, specialty chemicals products, and soft drinks. The Others segment deals with industrial machinery and equipment related business and service business. The company was founded on April 18, 1918 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.