All Dow Thailand’s Plants Qualified for Eco Factory Award
BANGKOK - September 28, 2017 - Dow Thailand Group received the Eco Factory Awards at Eco Innovation Forum 2017, an annual academic seminar hosted by The Industrial Environmental Institute, The Federation of Thai Industries, and The Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand. The awards were presented by Dr. Somchai Harnhiran, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Industry, to three of Dow Thailand Group’s plants – Synthetic Latex Emulsion Plant (Carbide Chemical (Thailand) Limited), Acrylic Emulsion Plant and Poly-Acrylic Acid Plant (Rohm and Hass Chemical (Thailand) Limited) at BITEC Bangna. So far all 14 plants of Dow Thailand Group have been already granted the Eco Factory Certificates since 2015.
The Eco Factory Award is granted to plants that display a strong commitment to responsible operations for sustainable development in 5 aspects (physical, economic, social, environmental and administration) with the focus on Eco-Symbiosis and the continuous development and improvement of manufacturing process and environmental management on the basis of social responsibility within and outside the organization throughout the whole supply chain.
About Dow Thailand Group
Consisting of Companies of Dow Chemical Thailand and the SCG-Dow Group, Dow Thailand Group, the leading science group of companies in Thailand, is the largest manufacturing base of Dow Chemical in the Asia-Pacific region and a leading importer of chemical products for diverse industries in Thailand, including those for agriculture and household pesticides. The group is committed to developing science-driven innovations
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