SCG CHEMICALS is a subsidiary of the Siam Cement Group (SCG) and is one of the GROUP’s 5 core businesses. SCG was established since 1913. At present, SCG has 5 core businesses encompassing chemicals, paper, cement, building materials, and distribution.
SCG embarked upon the chemicals business in 1989. At present, SCG CHEMICALS manufactures and supplies a full range of petrochemical products ranging from upstream petrochemicals such as Olefins, intermediate petrochemicals such as Styrene monomer, PTA, and MMA, to downstream petrochemicals such as Polyethylene, Polypropylene, Polyvinyl Chloride, and Polystyrene resins. SCG CHEMICALS is now one of the largest integrated petrochemical companies in Thailand and a key industry leader in the Asia-Pacific region.
Widely accepted for its quality products as well as excellent management and operational prowess, SCG CHEMICALS has entered into joint venture deals with a number of the world's leading chemicals firms including The Dow Chemical Company of U.S.A, Mitsui Chemicals and Mitsubishi Rayon of Japan.
In 2006, SCG CHEMICALS signed an agreement with The Dow Chemical Company to set up the second olefins plant to consolidate the olefins business of the two corporations in the Asia-Pacific region. The emphasis is on producing value added products, using innovations and advanced technology.
The relentless commitment to quality and environmental management has won SCG CHEMICALS many prestigious awards, for example, the Deming Application Prize from the Union of Japanese Scientists and Engineer (JUSE), the TPM Excellence Award from Japan Institute of Plant Maintenance (JIPM) and the Prime Minister's Industry Award for outstanding achievement in environmental conservation.
SCG CHEMICALS has a policy of expanding its investment and business overseas. In 2006, the export sales volume of polyolefins products amounted to 43,600 million baht or 36% of the total sales. SCG CHEMICALS exports its polyolefins products to more than 100 countries across the world. Currently, SCG CHEMICALS has 6 Sales Representative Offices in different Asian countries including Vietnam, China, Myanmar, the Philippines and Japan.
SCG CHEMICALS has placed a strong emphasis on the research and development of products, services, processes. The drive for innovations has produced and incessant stream of new products. For example, PE100 plastic resin for pressure pipes, LD coating for high speed extrusion and color compound LLDPE for rotomolding application.
Business Philosophy SCGCHEMICALSiscommittedtothebeliefthatbusinessmustbeconductedethically.Themanagementcommitteeandemployeesatalllevelshavecontinuouslyandfaithfullyuphelditsfourguidingprinciplesindoingbusiness
Corporate Social Responsibility
SCG CHEMICALS devotes a huge number of resources to environmental preservation. Its wide-ranging corporate environmental efforts span utilizing advanced eco-efficient technologies, developing environmental conservation action plans, and conducting regular audits and assessment of the Group's environmental performance. Moreover, SCG CHEMICALS has adopted the corporate environmental and resource management policy, incorporating the 3Rs: Reduce, Reuse/Recycle and Replenish in its operations.
SCG CHEMICALS is well aware of its symbiotic relationship with Thai society. In recognition of this, SCG CHEMICALS is involved in numerous activities dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for communities in the province of Rayong, Thailand, where most of its plants are located. The efforts cover the areas of education, safety, and the environment.