• Tue, 12 Sep 2017 15:28:16
    Plastics industry to exhibit its wares
    Leading entrepreneurs in the Thai plastics industry will show their latest machinery and equipment innovations at the A-PLAS 2018, Asean Community Plastic Exhibition, from September 19 to 22, next year at Hall 103-104 BITEC Bangna.
    Economy
  • Tue, 12 Sep 2017 01:00:00
    AI and robots: Be careful what you wish for
    Do you remember the scene in the iconic film “The Graduate” where the man he will soon cuckold pulls Dustin Hoffman aside to offer career advice? “Plastics,” the guy whispers. “Plastics.”
    opinion
  • Sat, 15 Apr 2017 13:22:42
    Specialty chemicals firm aims for stronger presence in Thailand
    Lanxess, a specialty chemicals company, recently set up a company for greater penetration of the Thai market after doing business in the country for years. Lanxess’ core business is development, manufacturing and marketing of chemical intermediates, specialty chemicals and plastics.
    Tech
  • Sun, 26 Mar 2017 01:00:00
    Lightweight bioplastics eyed for future vehicles
    A Japanese scientist finds a solution to lowheat resistance with a polyimide
    lifestyle
  • Thu, 09 Mar 2017 14:31:27
    Dell ships first recycled ocean plastics packaging in computer industry
    Dell announced that it has become the first computer manufacturer to ship ocean plastics packaging, the result of an innovative, commercial-scale pilot program. 
    Tech
  • Thu, 09 Mar 2017 14:27:21
    Dell ships first recycled ocean plastics packaging in computer industry
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 31 Dec 2016 11:23:59
    Civic groups demand answers, solutions for Formosa’s deadly pollution in Vietnam
    Eight months after a steel plant in Vietnam owned by Taiwanese conglomerate Formosa Plastics caused one of the worst environmental disasters in the country’s history, Taiwanese civic groups have demanded answers from the enterprise and government.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 17 Nov 2016 01:00:00
    PLA POLYMERISATION PLANT PLANNED FOR THAILAND
    Global integrated energy producer and provider Total and Corbion are joining forces to develop bioplastics by creating a 50/50 joint venture to produce and market polylactic (PLA) polymers.
    Economy
  • Sat, 29 Oct 2016 01:00:00
    Global bioplastics company expands plant in Rayong
    CORBION, a major producer of lactic acid and its derivatives, has invested US$100 million (Bt3.5 billion) in the expansion of its poly-lactic-acid (PLA) polymerisation plant in Thailand, which is the company’s first facility in the Asia-Pacific region.
    Corporate
  • Sun, 17 Apr 2016 01:00:00
    Hoa Sen opens pipe factory in Binh Dinh
    BINH DINH - Hoa Sen Group inaugurated its factory producing plastic pipes worth VND367 billion (US$16.3 million) in the central province of Binh Dinh.
    ASEAN+
  • Tue, 15 Mar 2016 15:24:00
    Thai firms investing hugely in VN plastics
    HCM CITY - Thai investors are increasingly investing in Vietnam's plastic industry, with many of them keen to fully acquire the government's stakes in state-owned companies.
    Corporate
  • Sat, 27 Feb 2016 12:01:00
    Japanese firm buys stake in VN's Eurowindow
    HANOI - Japanese sliding door manufacturer Bunka Shutter has bought 30 per cent of the European Plastics Window Co Ltd (Eurowindow) shares from Private Equity New Markets fund.
    ASEAN+
  • Tue, 31 Mar 2015 01:00:00
    To fight flooding, declare war on plastic garbage
    Much of the blame for the floods is because you, dear reader, and me block our overloaded drainage system with garbage - particularly plastics, which take next to forever to disintegrate.
    your say
  • Sun, 31 Aug 2014 01:00:00
    'Green chemicals' make major inroads into local market
    Dairy Home to use bioplastics for packaging of all its yoghurt products; other companies expected to follow suit
    business
  • Wed, 20 Aug 2014 01:00:00
    FTI to urge govt to back soft loans to support bioplastics
    The Federation of Thai Industries will meet with the Finance Ministry and other authorities today to consider a soft-loan programme to help jump-start a Bt100-billion bioplastics industry in Thailand, said a petrochemical-industry executive.
    Economy
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