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SCG Chemicals is one of the largest integrated petrochemical companies in Asia and a key industry leader. We manufacture and supply a full range of petrochemical products ranging from upstream monomers to downstream polymers including polyethylene, polypropylene, polyvinyl chloride, polystyrene and MMA.

SCG Chemicals Displays Innovative Compounds for Wire & Cable and Introduces “CIERRA FR”  at 12th International Wire & Cable Trade Fair for Southeast Asia 2017

SCG Chemicals Displays Innovative Compounds for Wire & Cable and Introduces “CIERRA FR” at 12th International Wire & Cable Trade Fair for Southeast Asia 2017

Date: 11 Oct 2017

SCG Chemicals recently showcased compound innovations for wire and cable at the 12thInternational Wire & Cable Trade Fair for Southeast Asia 2017 at Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Center (Bitec) in Bangkok. Introducing safety solutions for wire and cable, SCG Chemicals presented an array of innovative compound products including Flame Retardant Compounds, LowSmoke Halogen Free Compounds, and other special compounds that meetqualitystandards of both domestic and international levels. The exhibition attracted interest from many international businesses. In addition to showcasing a line of products, SCG Chemicals hosted a technical seminar within the exhibition. The seminar provided insights to formulators choosing safe and high-performance materials for wire and cable applications. SCG introduced “CIERRA FR,” a disruptive flame retardant functional material. The key speakers of the seminar were Mr. Tim McCaffery (1st from left), Global Business Director - New Materials and Technology and Dr. Wantinee Viratyaporn (5th from left), Compound Formulation Engineer of SCG Chemicals. The event also hosted a panel discussion titled “New Implication of Thai Industrial Standard for ADSS Cable” to exchange opinions and viewpoints on manufacturing standards. The panel speakers were Assoc. Prof. Dr. Athikom Roeksabutr (2nd from left), Vice President of Mahanakorn University of Technology and Chairman of TC 892, a working group for industrial standard of fiber optic cables, Ms. PhikunphanSaensuwan (3rd from left), Standards Officer of TISI and Mr. PramoteJongviriyacharoenchai (4th from left), Manager OSP Engineering of True Internet Corporation. If you are interested in the compound products or need further information, please click here.
10 companies of SCG Chemicals Win Green Industry Award, Emphasizing Leadership in Innovation and Sustainability Moving Toward Entire green supply chain

10 companies of SCG Chemicals Win Green Industry Award, Emphasizing Leadership in Innovation and Sustainability Moving Toward Entire green supply chain

Date: 22 Sep 2017

Rayong Olefins Co., Ltd. (ROC), a subsidiary of SCG Chemicals, a leading producer of olefins in Asia Pacific has been awarded Green Industry Level 5, the highest rating of Green Industry from Mr. Somchai Harnhirun, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Industry in the Green Industry Award 2017 ceremony. In addition to the accomplishment, other subsidiaries of SCG Chemicals have also achieved Green Industry Level 4 (Green Culture) in 2017 from Mr. Mongkol Pruekwatana, Director-General of Department of Industrial Works (5th left front row) and Mrs. Anong Paijitprapapon, Deputy Director - General of Department of Industrial Works (6th left front row). The additional 9 awards have made a total of 11 factories of SCG Chemicals obtaining green industry accreditation. The companies that win awards are as follows: Grand Siam Composit Co., Ltd (Receive awards for 2 factories) Thai MFC Co., Ltd. Thai MMA Co., Ltd. (Receive awards for 2 factories) Thai Plastic and Chemicals Public Company Limited. Thai PET Resin Co., Ltd. Map Ta Phut Tank Terminal Co., Ltd Rayong Terminal Co., Ltd Siam Mitsui PTA Co., Ltd. Siam Stabilizers and Chemicals Co., Ltd. The award has reflected SCG Chemicals’ strong commitment to continuous development and improvement of the manufacturing process and its engagement to build an entire green supply chain. Besides, it is endeavoring to push the Thai industry sector to embrace environmentally friendly approach and create a sustainable coexistence between factories and communities. “Green Industry Project” has been launched by the Ministry of Industry since 2011 to promote the industry sector to operate activities with sustainability and eco-friendly business practices as well as adhere to corporate social responsibility. These core elements will allow the society to stay happily together with the industry. Green Network aims at developing and improving a sustainable environmental management system as well as being responsible for the society both inside and outside the organization throughout the supply chain.
SCG Chemicals and EXAT Reinforce Thailand 4.0, Showcase Cable Inspection Robot and Highway Sound Barrier for Transport Infrastructure Maintenance

SCG Chemicals and EXAT Reinforce Thailand 4.0, Showcase Cable Inspection Robot and Highway Sound Barrier for Transport Infrastructure Maintenance

Date: 27 Jun 2017

The Expressway Authority of Thailand (EXAT) led by EXAT governor NarongGieddech (4th left) and SCG Chemicals led by Somchai Wangwattanapanich, Vice President – Operations (3rd left) together revealed the progress of their innovations under MoU for Research and Development, namely "Highway Sound Barrier" and "Cable Inspection Robot." The Highway Sound Barrier will help maintain transportation infrastructure as well as efficiently reduce noise pollution and eliminate nuisance to residential communities. On top of that, it also contains rubber aimed to promote Thai rubber farmers and add values to Thai agricultural products. Furthermore, Cable Inspection Robot is another innovative product that is specially designed for EXAT to improve the efficiency and precision of cable inspection operations for cable-stayed bridges and reduce man-hours on site with enhanced safety. These two innovations have demonstrated SCG Chemicals' commitment in capitalizing its expertise in material sciences, engineering design and advanced robotic technology to bring about innovative and technological solutions. SCG Chemicals has worked closely with clients in every step of the way to identify and resolve key issues and deliver a truly unique range of products and services. Click here to watch video

Sharps Disposal Bin - Thai Plastics Innovation for Medical Safety Needs

Sharps Disposal Bin - Thai Plastics Innovation for Medical Safety Needs

Date: 5 Sep 2017

Introducing the new design of ‘Sharps Disposal Bin,’ solution to improve safeness to nurses and medical assistances. "The challenge of designing this sharps disposal bin was striking the balance between safety and convenience, two main user needs that normally stand in contrast to each other. However, our team was determined because we would like to improve the lives of nurses who use sharps disposal bins and enhance their safety by eliminating their risk of coming into contact with contaminated products." To read full articles clickAll Around Plastics Magazine issue 2/2017 | Cover Story Advantages Of the Innovative Sharps Disposal Bin 1. Use And Storage Safety - The bin allows for a one-hand operation technique when discarding needles or syringes. - The lid requires no touching as it will swing open automatically when an object drops on it and swing close by itself. - The lid can be locked after use. 2. Convenience: The bin can be assembled easily and comes equipped with handles for portability. It also requires small storage space and can be transported conveniently. 3. Eco-Friendliness - A special polypropylene for thin-wall injection molding has been selected. Because the same strength can be achieved with less plastic, the bin is lighter by 8%. - The rectangular shape increases the capacity for sharps by 42 %. - Because less plastic is used, the bin requires less fuel upon disposal and produces 32% less carbon dioxide.