SCG Chemicals
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Overview

As one of SCG’s three core businesses, SCG Chemicals manufactures and offers a full range of petrochemical products ranging from upstream production of olefins and intermediate production of styrene monomer, purified terephthalic acid and methyl methacrylate to downstream production of four main plastic resins, polyethylene, polypropylene, polyvinyl chloride, and polystyrene, including fabricated products such as film, pipe & fittings, and acrylic sheet. To better serve customers’ requirements, SCG Chemicals assigns prime importance to the development of new technology and innovation for the creation of high value-added products and services (HVA).

At present, SCG Chemicals is one of Thailand’s largest integrated petrochemical companies and a key industrial producer in the Asia-Pacific region.

Widely recognized for product quality as well as for excellent management and world-class operation efficiency, SCG Chemicals has joint ventures with a number of the world’s leading chemical companies, including The Dow Chemical Company, Mitsui Chemicals and Mitsubishi Rayon.

Vision

SCG Chemicals is poised to be a regional market leader, with a commitment to business growth along with contribution to the sustainable advancement of ASEAN and the local communities where we operate.

It is also our commitment to add value for our customers, employees, business partners, and related parties through the business management of international standard, strong principles of corporate governance and uncompromising safety standards. With the aim of contributing to the well-being of humanity, SCG Chemicals strives to provide quality products and services through operational excellence, technology development, and innovation.

Business Philosophy

SCG Chemicals adheres strictly to the concept of fair practice to all parties concerned. The management committee and employees at all levels have continuously and faithfully upheld SCG’s four guiding principles in doing business:

Adherence to Fairness

Dedication to Excellence

Belief in the Value of the Individual

Concern for Social Responsibility

Our Business Practice

“Building Success Together” is the business practice that SCG Chemicals has been strictly devoted in working for all of our stakeholders, from customers, business partners, shareholders, and neighboring communities to employees.

In conformity with this business practice, the company is working constantly to develop our business operation to the highest international standard. We are ready to share our knowledge, experience and achievements, as we believe that, to be fully successful, we must achieve sustainable and steady growth together with all related stakeholders. Therefore, we will be;

“Strategic Partners”: To increase each other’s strengths and decrease each other’s weaknesses by leveraging resources such as the market base, technologies, capital, and human resources possessed by each party.
“Business Partners”: to establish long-term relationships with customers which assurance that SCG Chemicals is a reliable and trustworthy partner.
“Collaborative Partner”: To co-develop growth strategies that broaden business opportunities and support economic, social and environmental development to achieve steady and long-term growth.
Management
Mr. Cholanat Yanaranop
President of SCG Chemicals

SCG Chemicals is poised to be a regional market leader, with a commitment to business growth along with contribution to the sustainable advancement of ASEAN and the local communities where we operate.

It is also our commitment to add value for our customers, employees, business partners, and related parties through the business management of international standard, strong principles of corporate governance and uncompromising safety standards. With the aim of contributing to the well-being of humanity, SCG Chemicals strives to provide quality products and services through operational excellence, technology development, and innovation.

Mr. Somchai Wangwattanapanich
Vice President - Operations
Mr. Suracha Udomsak
BU Group Head - Technology and Research&Development Director
Mr. Sakchai Patiparnpreechavud
BU Group Head - Basics, Compound & Formulation, and Fabricated Products
History
2016
Jan.
January

Establishment of Grand Nawaplastic Myanmar Co., Ltd. in Myanmar as a joint venture with Grand Elephant Holding Co., Ltd. to produce and market PVC pipe and fittings.

Capacity expansion of Chandra Asri Petrochemical (CAP) in Indonesia to total ethylene capacity of 860 KTA.

2015
Oct.
October
Establishment of Nawaplastic (Cambodia) Co., Ltd. in Cambodia as a joint venture with Eliza Co., Ltd. to produce and market PVC pipe and fittings.
Sep.
September
Acquired the remaining 49% of Norner Holding AS (Norner Group) to own the entire 100% stake.
2014
Dec.
December
Acquired 51% stakes of Norner Holding AS (Norner Group), a leading Innovation and Technology center, specializing in material and polymer industries, located in Norway, aiming to strengthen R&D of the company.
Feb.
February
Commercial operation of Methacrylic Acid (MAA) of THAI MMA Co., Ltd. (Capacity 8,000 TA).
2013
Nov.
November

Entered into a Joint Venture Agreement with A. Schulman, Inc. (Schulman) to formed a venture, SCG ICO Polymers Co., Ltd. to manufacture and market rotomoulding powders and rotomoulding compound granules.

Acquired more stake in Bangkok Synthetics Co., Ltd. from existing shareholders, resulting in total share of 49%.

2012
Apr.
April
Establishment of Siam Tohcello Co., Ltd. (STC), a JV between Mitsui Chemical Tocello Inc. (MCTI) and SCG Chemicals.
Jan.
January
Acquired more stake in Thai Plastic and Chemicals Plc. from existing shareholders in January and Submit Tender Offer to purchase the securities in February. As a result, SCG becomes the largest shareholder of TPC with total share around 90%.
2011
Oct.
October
First Commercial Operation of Rayong Terminal Co., Ltd. (RTC).
Sep.
September
Acquired 30% stakes of Chandra Asri Petrochemical (CAP).
Feb.
February
Establishment of Texplore Co., Ltd., as a technology company.
Jan.
January
Commercial Operation of 3rd and 4th Jetty of Map Ta Phut Tank Terminal Co., Ltd. (MTT).
2010
Nov.
November
Commercial operation the 2nd LLDPE plant of SCG-Dow JV.
Dec.
December
Commercial operation the new catalyst (C-1) unit for usage in HDPE plants.
Oct.
October
Commercial operation the 2nd MMA plant of Thai MMA.
Jul.
July
TPC Vina (subsidiary of Thai Plastic and Chemicals Plc in Vietnam) commercial operation the 2nd line of PVC (Capacity 90 KTA).
Jun.
June
Commercial operation of 2nd Jetty of PT Siam Maspion Terminal (SMT).
May
May
Commercial operation the 2nd Cracker of Map Ta Phut Olefins Co., Ltd. (MOC).
Jan.
January
Commercial operation of the new HDPE (#4) and PP (#3) plants.
2009
Oct.
October
Acquired 25% stakes in GTC Technology, a technology licensing company in USA.
Jun.
June
Entered into a Joint Venture Agreement with the Dow Chemical Company (USA) to invest in Jetty & Tank business in Thailand under RTC.
2008
Oct.
October
Establishment of Rayong Terminal Co., Ltd. (RTC).
Jul.
July

Establishment of Long Son Petrochemicals Co., Ltd.

Establishment of SCG Performance Chemicals Co., Ltd.

Jun.
June
Establishment of Long Son Petrochemicals Co., Ltd.
2007
May
May
Commercial operation a new PVC production line (#9) of Thai Plastic and Chemicals Plc. for 120 KTA .
2006
Jan.
January

Cementhai Chemicals Co., Ltd. was re-named as SCG Chemicals Co., Ltd. / CCC Chemical Commerce Co., Ltd. was renamed as SCG Plastics Co., Ltd.

SCG Re-branding organization.

2005
Nov.
November
Commercial operation a new production line of PTA (#3) resulting in total capacity of 1,400 KTA, the largest plant in ASEAN.
Oct.
October
Entered into Letter of Intent with The Dow Chemical Company (USA) to invest in 2nd Olefins complex plant in Thailand.
Sep.
September
Acquired stakes in Mitsui Advance Composites (Zhongshan) as a joint venture with Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. and others to produce and market PP Compound in China.
Jul.
July
Increased stakes in PT TPC Indo Plastic and Chemicals (formally known as PT Siam Maspion Polymers) to 77% (included the indirect investment to Thai Plastic and Chemicals Plc.) to produce and martket PVC in Indonesia.
Jun.
June
Acquired stakes in Mehr Petrochemical Company as a joint venture with NPC International Ltd. (National Petrochemicals Company - Iran) and others to produce HDPE in Iran.
2004
Mar.
March
Founding of E&I Solution Co., Ltd. as a joint venture between Rayong Engineering & Plant Service Co., Ltd. and Yokogawa (Thailand) Co., Ltd. to provide electrical and instrument service.
2002
Nov.
November
Rayong Engineering & Plant Service Co., Ltd. established Flowlab and Service Co., Ltd. to service engineering and maintenance for the scope of calibration service.
Mar
March
Acquired stakes in Thai PET Resin Co., Ltd., as a joint venture with Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. and Toray Industries Inc. of Japan to produce and market PET resin.
2001
Oct.
October
Registration of Rayong Engineering & Plant Service Co., Ltd. to provide service of plant engineering and maintenance.
1999
Jan.
January
Establishment of CCC Polyolefins Co., Ltd. to serve as the holding company of Cementhai Chemicals' Polyolefins business.
1998
Sep.
September

First Commercial Operation of PT Siam Maspion Terminal (SMT).

First Commercial Operation of Map Ta Phut Tank Terminal Co., Ltd. (MTT).

Jun.
June
Acquired stakes in Eastern Fluid Transport Co., Ltd., a piperack service company.
1997
Dec.
December
Establishment of Rayong Pipeline Co., Ltd., a piperack service company.
Jan.
January
Founding of Thai MMA Co., Ltd. as a joint venture with Mitsubishi Rayon Co., Ltd. of Japan, to produce and distribute MMA.
1996
Feb.
February
Founding of Grand Siam Composites Co., Ltd., as a joint venture with Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. of Japan to produce and market PP Compound.
Jan.
January
Founding of Siam Mitsui PTA Co., Ltd., jointly with Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. of Japan to produce and market PTA.
1995
Dec.
December
Founding of Siam Polyethylene Co., Ltd., as a joint venture with The Dow Chemical Company, USA, to produce Linear Low Density Polyethylene.
Nov.
November
Acquired stakes in Bangkok Synthetics Co., Ltd., a producer of Butadiene, MTBE and Butene-1.
Oct.
October

Creation of PT Siam Maspion Terminal as a joint venture with the Maspion Group to invest in port and storage facilities for companies within Maspion Industrial Estate.

Siam TPC teamed up with the Maspion Group to form PT Siam Maspion Polymers (currently known as PT TPC Indo Plastic and Chemicals), to produce and market PVC in Indonesia.

Sep.
September
Acquired stakes in PT Srithai Maspion Indonesia.
Aug.
August

Formation of Map Ta Phut Tank Terminal Co., Ltd. to service storage and ship loading.

Establishment of Siam PTC Co., Ltd., in joint venture with Thai Plastic and Chemicals Plc., as a holding company in overseas investment in PVC business.

Jul.
July
Registration of Cementhai Chemicals (Singapore) Pte Ltd as a vehicle for petrochemical venture outside Thailand.
Apr.
April

Setting up of Rayong Olefins Co., Ltd. to produce ethylene, propylene, mized C4 and benzene.

Formation of CCC Chemical Commerce Co., Ltd. (currently known as SCG Plastics Co., Ltd.) to function as marketing arm for EL-Lene™ Polyethylene and EL-Pro™ Polypropylene.

Formation of Cementhai Chemicals Co., Ltd. (currently known as SCG Chemicals Co., Ltd.) to serve as the holding company to The Siam Cement Group's petrochemical business.

Jan.
January
Reorganization within The Siam Cement Group makes petrochemical business one of the nine business arms in the new structure.
1994
Dec.
December
Acquired stakes in the Aromatics (Thailand) Plc., Thailand's first aromatics producer.
Sep.
September
Founding of Thai Polypropylene (1994) Co., Ltd. to expand Polypropylene production capacity.
1993
Dec.
December

Founding of Thai MFC Co., Ltd. to produce and market melamine compound.

Founding of Siam Polystyrene Co., Ltd., as a joint venture with The Dow Chemicals Company, USA, to expand Polystyrene production capacity.

May
May
Founding of Thai Polyethylene (1993) Co., Ltd. to produce and market Low Density Polyethylene.
Jan
January
Acquired stakes in Thai Plastic and Chemicals Plc., Thailand's largest PVC producer.
1991
Oct.
October
Acquired stakes in Thai Olefins Plc., Thailand's second olefins producer.
1990
Nov.
November
Founding of Siam Synthetic Latex Co., Ltd. as a joint venture with The Dow Chemical Company, USA, to produce and market SB Latex.
1988
Sep.
September

Establishment of Thai Polypropylene Co., Ltd. to produce Polypropylene.

Founding of Siam Styrene Monomer Co., Ltd., as a joint venture with The Dow Chemical Company, USA, to produce and market Styrene Monomer.

1987
Mar.
March
Acquired shares in Pacific Plastics (Thailand) Co., Ltd. a subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company, USA, to produce and market Polystyrene and Polyols.
1986
Jan.
January
Acquired stakes in National Petrochemical Plc., Thailand's first olefins producer.
1983
Nov.
November
Founding of Thai Polyethylene Co., Ltd. to produce and market High, Medium and Linear Low Density Polyethylene.