Dow Enhances Chemical Engineering Professions for 12 Consecutive Years
BANGKOK - February 22, 2019 - Dow Thailand Group led by Wachiraporn Pothipong, Site Liaison & Special Community Project Manager, provided THB 500,000 sponsorship to Dr. Suthep Chittayawong, Secretary-General of the Office of the Vocational Education Commission, in order to support the Vocational Chemical Engineering Practice College (V-ChEPC)’s petrochemical engineering program development project in phase 4 (2017-2019) at the Office of The Vocational Education Commission, Ministry of Education. Since 2008, Dow Thailand Group has provided over THB 10 million to support the program. More than 50 interns have been trained at Dow’s facilities and 17 have become full-time employees.
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Consisting of the 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 and strives to form effective collaborations and networks to bring about sustainability for its business as well as society.
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