Japan’s Sekisui starts Thailand PS foam resin production in March

16 January 2013 10:28  [Source: ICIS news]

TOKYO (ICIS)--Japan’s Sekisui Plastics said on Wednesday that its new facility in Saraburi, Thailand will start commercial production of polystyrene (PS)/polyolefin hybrid resin foam in March 2013.

The plant, which will be operated by its subsidiary Sekisui Plastics (Thailand), is still under construction and will be completed at the beginning of March, a company official said.

The Thailand plant has a 60 tonne/month capacity but will initially run at 50 tonnes/month, the official said.

Sekisui Plastics (Thailand) was set up in 2003 and  has been supplying moulding resin foam products to the Japanese car manufacturers and Thai makers of electronic machinery.

By: Tomomi Yokomura
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