SCG Chemicals, Dow and Prostheses Foundation Signs MoU to Develop the New Model of Prosthetic Feet

Date: 11 Oct 2016

               SCG Chemicals recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding on “The New Model of Prosthetic Feet” with Dow Thailand Group and Prostheses Foundation of H.R.H. The Princess Mother. Under the project, plastic products will be used to design and develop extra-flexible artificial feet which help reduce impact incurred from walking and prevent injuries. Representatives of the three parties are Sakchai Patiparnpreechavud, Managing Director of SCG Performance Chemicals Co.,Ltd. (fifth left), Chatchai Luenpolcharoenchai, Commercial Director, Dow Thailand Group (third left), and Assoc. Prof. Vajara Rujiwetpongstorn, Secretary General of Prostheses Foundation of H.R.H The Princess Mother (middle).

               The project is initiated to help those who face problems using protheses such as knee joint, hip and back injuries. SCG Chemicals, has led by Design Catalyst team, will bring expertise on plastic design to help develop protheses that enables more efficiency. The project will ease the living and raise the quality of lives and contribute to sustainable growth of the society.