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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.

Chemicals Business, SCG, Joins Forces with 20 Partners from Public, Private, and Civil Society to Drive Sustainable Plastic and Waste Management

Chemicals Business, SCG, Joins Forces with 20 Partners from Public, Private, and Civil Society to Drive Sustainable Plastic and Waste Management

Date: 6 Jun 2018

Mr. Cholanat Yanaranop, President of SCG Chemicals, signed a memorandum of understanding to join a collaboration “Public-Private Partnership for Sustainable Plastic and Waste Management” initiated by Plastic Industry Club under the Federation of Thai Industries, Business Council for Sustainable Development (TBCSD), private sector and civil society. The partnership declared its intention to collaboratively drive the initiative for at least 5 years with an aim to reduce waste and promote sustainable plastic and waste management by adopting Circular Economy approaches. The initiative aims to mobilize action to reduce plastic waste in Thai ocean with no less than 50 percent by the year 2027. 20 partnering organizations took part in the collaborative effort. The MoU ceremony was held at Eden Zone, CentralWorld on World Environment Day, 5th June 2018.
RIL Industrial Estate of Chemicals Business, SCG, has been certified “Eco-Excellence” level and recognized as the first and only industrial park in Thailand ...

RIL Industrial Estate of Chemicals Business, SCG, has been certified “Eco-Excellence” level and recognized as the first and only industrial park in Thailand ...

Date: 5 Jun 2018

RIL Industrial Estate of Chemicals Business, SCG, has recently been certified “Eco-Excellence” level from Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand, Ministry of Industry. It is recognized as the first and only industrial park in Thailand that achieved the honorary status. Mr. Pichet Tangpanyarat (middle), Olefins Operation Director of SCG Chemicals, and Mr. Chakart Patanasri (left), Director of Office of Joint-Management Industrial Estate of Map Ta Phut Complex received a trophy and certification from Mr. Somchai Harnhirun (right), Deputy Minister of Industry. The development of RIL Industrial Estate under Chemicals Business, SCG, as a pilot eco-industrial park shows a firm commitment of SCG to sustainable development through its business's activities. RIL Industrial Estate has been certified "Eco-Champion" with the highest score for three consecutive years, and its continual development results in a status upgrade to "Eco-Excellence" in 2017. Furthermore, it is set to move toward the highest level "Eco-World Class."
SCG Chemicals Showcases R&D Capability, Taking Innovations to Global Market

SCG Chemicals Showcases R&D Capability, Taking Innovations to Global Market

Date: 8 May 2018

RAYONG (8 March 2018) - SCG Chemicals invested over 3.6 billion Baht in R&D to pursue a competitive edge in the global market. The move aims to add more values to products and services as well as delivering the latest and cutting-edge plastic innovations and non-petrochemicals solutions to the world to provide customers with more competitive and sustainable advantages. Mr. Cholanat Yanaranop, President of SCG Chemicals, said "SCG Chemicals group seek to increase the breadth of differentiated products and services through integrated solutions. With a deep understanding of customer insights, it allows us to develop innovative solutions to meet customer demands. SCG Chemicals put a stronger focus on research and development (R&D) to drive innovation and High Value-Added products and services. SCG Chemicals has developed its own technologies and fostered strong partnerships to bring about innovations. In addition, it also created eco-innovation through a collaborative network with world-class research institutions. Mr. Cholanat Yanaranop added, "In 2018, SCG Chemicals set to invest an estimated 3.6 billion Baht in pushing our R&D to international markets both ASEAN and global arena. We develop a diverse range of innovations from plastics to non-petrochemicals. We introduced Thailand’s first Floating Solar Farm with an integrated solution as we see Thailand's potential as it has water surface area of about 14,600 sq.km or 9 million rais of land which accounted for 3% of the total land area. We can maximize utilization of waterbodies to bring advantages to customers. The Floating Solar Cells could expand power generation better than rooftop solar plants and ground-mounted solar systems as it leverages the cooling effect of water's surface." As a large chemicals producer in ASEAN, SCG Chemicals used its in-house special grade polyethylene to design and develop the offshore solar farm. The module installation is designed to be quick, simple and convenient with as high as 10% more space efficient compared to other floating solar farms. Furthermore, the floating solar farm has a similar lifespan of solar panels which could last up to 25 years. "We've developed the floating solar modules that fit diverse environments. This will help build on our integrated solutions as we are the first in Thailand who offered an array of services from designing, manufacturing, installation to maintenance. It's not only an efficient way to maximize water surface utilization and reduce evaporation but also increase the country's renewable power generation capacity," said Mr. Cholanat. For the maintenance, SCG Chemicals utilize its "flying inspection drone" to provide thermal imaging inspection of solar cells along with "Underwater Visualizer Robot" which can perform effective inspection of submerged structures. Apart from innovations in renewable energy, SCG Chemicals also provides other comprehensive services. Among them is an innovative high emissivity coating for energy saving in industrial furnaces called "emisspro ®" which has received recognition from major petrochemical plants and leading refineries in Asia. It recently unveiled "emisspro HT" for industrial furnaces with the ability to withstand temperature higher than 1,200-degree Celsius. The solution is a well fit for steelmaking furnaces as it could save energy up to 2-6% SCG Chemicals currently employed about 630 researchers which 17% of them are Ph.D. holders. SCG Chemicals also established Advanced Science and Technology Center (ASTEC) which is equivalent to international standards. In 2017, SCG Chemicals has filled 83% more patents domestically and internationally from previous year.

Innovative PE resin by SMX Technology™

Innovative PE resin by SMX Technology™

Date: 24 Apr 2018

The higher strength Polyethylene resins by breakthrough SMX TechnologyTM developed by SCG Chemicals. Formulators and designers can achieve the end-applications’ new boundaries by reducing material consumption while maintaining mechanical properties.