DOW THAILAND’S MILESTONES

MILESTONES

 

Dow Chemical is a leading solutions provider, with expertise and innovation, together with cutting-edge, green technology, for diverse industries in Thailand. Dow has been based in Thailand for fifty years and is Dow’s largest manufacturing base in Asia Pacific.

 
1967

First sales office established in Bangkok

1978

Polystyrene plant start-up in Phra Pradaeng, Samut Prakan

1987

Joint-venture with SCG (SCG-DOW Group)

1993

Start-up of plants at Map Ta Phut Industrial Estate, Rayong
- Styrene-Butadiene Latex plant
- Polyol plant
- Formulated Polyol plant

1995

Polystyrene plant start-up at Map Ta Phut Industrial Estate

1997

Ethylbenzene and Styrene Monomer plant start-up at Map Ta Phut Industrial Estate

1999

Polyethylene plant (Train I) start-up at Map Ta Phut Industrial Estate

2001

Acquisition of Union Carbide Corporation
- Synthetic Latex Emulsion plant

2007

Dow and Solvay’s joint-venture announcement for a Hydrogen Peroxide plant project at Asia Industrial Estate, Rayong

2009

Acquisition of Rohm and Haas Company
- Acrylic Emulsion plant
- Poly-Acrylic Acid plant

2010

Polyethylene plant (Train II) start-up at Map Ta Phut Industrial Estate

2011

New operation complex at Asia Industrial Estate
Start-up of plants at Asia Industrial Estate
- Specialty Elastomers plant
- Hydrogen Peroxide plant
- Propylene Oxide plant

2012

Polyolefin Encapsulant Films plant start-up at Map Ta Phut Industrial Estate (divested in 2016)


Propylene Glycol plant start-up at Asia Industrial Estate


Map Ta Phut ATC Non-routine Analysis Laboratory established at Hemaraj Eastern Industrial Estate (Map Ta Phut), Rayong

2015

Polyether Polyol plant start-up at Asia Industrial Estate

2016

Acquisition of Dow Corning Company

2017

Dow Thailand Group’s 50th Anniversary and SCG-DOW Group’s 30th Anniversary


The Center of Advanced Analytical Technology established at Asia Industrial Estate

MANUFACTURING

Dow Thailand Group consists of a total of 15 world-class plants equipped with state-of-the-art technology and combined annual production capacity of more than two million tons of products for local and regional distribution.

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