Dow partners with H.T.M. to provide products in the volunteer program “Better Traffic for Better Roads”
RAYONG – 13 July 2022 - Dow Thailand Group, a global leading materials science company, joins forces with H.T.M. Northeast Company Ltd., Thailand’s leading traffic paint producer. This collaboration supports innovative traffic painting products and installation of traffic signs to improve the safety of roads in Ban Chang, Rayong carried by volunteers with the program "Better Traffic for Better Roads."
Dow and H.T.M. have provided more than 400 liters of industrial-standard traffic paint, with employees and Rayong citizens volunteering to paint the roads. In addition, Dow has prepared and installed four road crossing signs at major intersections. The total cost of overall support exceeds 100,000 baht. Ban Chang District Office and Ban Chang City Municipality organized this activity on the occasion of the Royal Birthdays of His Majesty the King and Her Majesty the Queen in the year 2022 at Sukhumvit Road, Ban Chang District, Rayong Province.
Issara Amornpisit, General Manager, H.T.M. Northeast Co., Ltd., the leading company in thermoplastic paints, water-based traffic paint, and cold plastic paint said, "H.T.M. is appreciated for providing our products to help drivers see the roadways clearly, making them more vigilant and reducing their speed before reaching crossings – in order to reduce the injuries and deaths of civilians that might otherwise occur. This campaign will encourage the prevention and reduction of road accidents in a participative way.”
Decha Panichayapichet, Site Director, Dow Thailand Group added about the event, "Dow cares for the Rayong people’s well-being. We have conducted several activities under the Neighbor Care project continuously. With our expertise, we, and our business partner, H.T.M., are pleased to benefit our community through this campaign by painting the crosswalks, motorcycle parking spaces, and repairing the traffic warning signs on the crossing roads. These will increase the safety of road users and promote the quality of life for the people in our community.”
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Dow started its business in Thailand in 1967, then expanded through a joint venture with SCG in 1987. At present, Dow Thailand Group consists of Dow's wholly-owned subsidiaries and SCG-DOW joint ventures. Dow Thailand Group is the largest manufacturing base for Dow in the Asia Pacific, with many manufacturing facilities in Rayong province. Its strategic markets in Thailand are packaging, building and infrastructure, and mobility industries. More information could be found at https://th.dow.com/en-us or the Thai Facebook www.facebook.com/DowThailandGroup/
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