Thailand

Denka to Establish JV With SCG Chemicals in Thailand for Acetylene Black

Denka on October 18 signed a contract with SCG Chemicals (SCGC: headquartered in Bangkok, Thailand) to establish a joint venture company to manufacture and sell acetylene black. The investment ratio is 60 percent for Denka and 40 percent for SCGC. The production facility to be jointly launched by the two companies after the establishment of the joint venture is expected...

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Tokai Carbon Set to Relocate Thai Subsidiary to New Plant

Tokai Carbon announced on Sept. 5 that it intends to build a new plant under consolidated subsidiary Thai Tokai Carbon Product (TCP), located in Sriracha, Thailand. The announcement follows the plan’s approval at a special board meeting earlier that day. First established in 1989, TCP handles the manufacture and sale of carbon black, which is used as a reinforcing material...

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Bridgestone to Increase Hydraulic Hose Production Capacity in Thailand

Bridgestone will increase production capacity at Bridgestone NCR (BSNCR) in Thailand, a global supply base for hydraulic hoses. The total investment will be around 4.9 billion yen ($36.3 million). Capacity will be gradually built up starting in the second quarter of 2025, with global production capacity to be increased by approximately 30 percent from the current level by the first...

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Bridgestone to Move Some Aircraft Retread Tire Production From China to Thailand

Bridgestone is set to consolidate part of its aircraft retread tire production facilities in Asia. As part of this move, production in Hong Kong, China will cease at the end of June 2023, and will then be consolidated at Bridgestone Aircraft Tire Manufacturing in Thailand. The Hong Kong subsidiary currently supplies retreaded tires to airlines in Asia and Oceania except...

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Zeon to Establish New Production Facilities for LiB Materials in Thailand

Zeon Corp. (TYO:4205) has decided to increase its production capacity for LiB materials. The synthetic rubber and chemicals manufacturer plans here for new production facilities to be built under Thai subsidiary Zeon Chemicals Asia Co. Ltd., with production of battery binders – a mainstay part of Zeon’s battery materials business – set to begin here in 2024. Zeon’s medium-term business...

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Bridgestone Holds Opening Ceremony at New Thai Plant for Construction and Mining Vehicle Tires

Bridgestone Specialty Tire Manufacturing (Thailand) Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of Bridgestone Corp. (TYO:5108), held an opening ceremony on Oct. 24 to commemorate the opening of a new plant set to produce radial tires for construction and mining vehicles. The ceremony was attended by various officials involved in the project, including members of the Thai Board of Investment, the Rayong Province...

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