SCG Chemicals is a subsidiary of SCG and is one of SCG’s 3 core businesses consisting of Chemicals, Paper and Cement-Building Materials. SCG embarked upon the chemicals business in 1989. At present, SCG Chemicals manufactures and supplies a full range of petrochemical products ranging from upstream petrochemicals such as Olefins, intermediate petrochemicals such as Styrene Monomer, PTA, and MMA, to downstream petrochemicals such as Polyethylene, Polypropylene, Polyvinyl Chloride, and Polystyrene resins.
SCG Chemicals is now one of the largest integrated petrochemical companies in Thailand and a key industry leader in the Asia-Pacific region.
Widely accepted for its quality products as well as excellent management and operational process, SCG Chemicals has entered into joint venture deals with a number of the world’s leading chemicals firms including The Dow Chemical Company of USA, Mitsui Chemicals and Mitsubishi Rayon of Japan.
The relentless commitment to quality and environmental management has won SCG Chemicals many prestigious awards, for example, the Deming Application Prize from the Union of Japanese Scientists and Engineer (JUSE), the TPM Advanced Special Award from Japan Institute of Plant Maintenance (JIPM) and the Prime Minister’s Industry Award for outstanding achievement in environmental conservation.
Having been exporting to more than 100 countries from production bases in Thailand, Vietnam and Indonesia, SCG Chemicals has sales offices in China, Vietnam, Myanmar, Indonesia, the Philippines and UAE.
|1983||November||- Founding of Thai Polyethylene Co., Ltd. to produce and market High, Medium and Linear Low Density Polyethylene.|
|1986||January||- Acquired stakes in National Petrochemical Plc., Thailand's first olefins producer.|
|1987||March||- Acquired shares in Pacific Plastics (Thailand) Co., Ltd. a subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company, USA, to produce
and market Polystyrene and Polyols.
|1988||September||- Founding of Siam Styrene Monomer Co., Ltd., as a joint venture with The Dow Chemical Company, USA, to
produce and market Styrene Monomer.
- Establishment of Thai Polypropylene Co., Ltd. to produce Polypropylene.
|1990||November||- Founding of Siam Synthetic Latex Co., Ltd. as a joint venture with The Dow Chemical Company, USA, to produce
and market SB Latex.
|1991||October||- Acquired stakes in Thai Olefins Plc., Thailand's second olefins producer.|
|1993||January||- Acquired stakes in Thai Plastic and Chemicals Plc., Thailand's largest PVC producer.|
|May||- Founding of Thai Polyethylene (1993) Co., Ltd. to produce and market Low Density Polyethylene.
- Founding of Siam Polystyrene Co., Ltd., as a joint venture with The Dow Chemicals Company, USA, to expand
Polystyrene production capacity.
|December||- Founding of Thai MFC Co., Ltd. to produce and market melamine compound.|
|1994||September||- Founding of Thai Polypropylene (1994) Co., Ltd. to expand Polypropylene production capacity.|
|December||- Acquired stakes in the Aromatics (Thailand) Plc., Thailand's first aromatics producer.|
|1995||January||- Reorganization within The Siam Cement Group makes petrochemical business one of the nine business arms in
the new structure.
|April||- Formation of Cementhai Chemicals Co., Ltd. (currently known as SCG Chemicals Co., Ltd.) to serve as the holding
company to The Siam Cement Group's petrochemical business.
- Formation of CCC Chemical Commerce Co., Ltd. (currently known as SCG Plastics Co., Ltd.) to function as marketing
arm for EL-Lene Polyethylene and EL-Pro Polypropylene.
- Setting up of Rayong Olefins Co., Ltd. to produce ethylene, propylene, mized C4 and benzene.
|July||- Registration of Cementhai Chemicals (Singapore) Pte Ltd as a vehicle for petrochemical venture outside Thailand.|
|August||- Establishment of Siam PTC Co., Ltd., in joint venture with Thai Plastic and Chemicals Plc., as a holding company
in overseas investment in PVC business.
- Formation of Map Ta Phut Tank Terminal Co., Ltd. to service storage and ship loading.
|September||- Acquired stakes in PT Srithai Maspion Indonesia.|
|October||- Siam TPC teamed up with the Maspion Group to form PT Siam Maspion Polymers (currently known as PT TPC Indo
Plastic and Chemicals), to produce and market PVC in Indonesia.
- Creation of PT Siam Maspion Terminal as a joint venture with the Maspion Group to invest in port and storage
facilities for companies within Maspion Industrial Estate.
|November||- Acquired stakes in Bangkok Synthetics Co., Ltd., a producer of Butadiene, MTBE and Butene-1.|
|December||- Founding of Siam Polyethylene Co., Ltd., as a joint ventrue with The Dow Chemical Company, USA, to produce
Linear Low Density Polyethylene.
|1996||January||- Founding of Siam Mitsui PTA Co., Ltd., jointly with Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. of Japan to produce and market PTA.|
|February||- Founding of Grand Siam Composites Co., Ltd., as a joint venture with Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. of Japan to produce
and market PP Compound.
|1997||January||- Founding of Thai MMA Co., Ltd., as a joint venture with Mitsubishi Rayon Co., Ltd. of Japan, to produce and
|December||- Establishment of Rayong Pipeline Co., Ltd., a piperack service company.|
|1998||June||- Acquired stakes in Eastern Fluid Transport Co., Ltd., a piperack service company.|
|September||- First Commercial Operation of Map Ta Phut Tank Terminal Co., Ltd. (MTT)
- First Commercial Operation of PT Siam Maspion Terminal (SMT)
|1999||January||- Establishment of CCC Polyolefins Co., Ltd. (currently known as SCG Polyelefins Co., Ltd.) to serve as the holding
company of Cementhai Chemicals' Polyolefins business.
|2001||October||- Registration of Rayong Engineering & Plant Service Co., Ltd. to provide service of plant engineering and
|2002||March||- Acquired stakes in Thai PET Resin Co., Ltd., as a joint venture with Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. and Toray Industries,
Inc. of Japan to produce and market PET resin.
|November||- Rayong Engineering & Plant Service Co., Ltd. established Flowlab and Service Co., Ltd. to service engineering and
maintenance for the scope of calibration service.
|2004||March||- Founding of E&I Solution Co., Ltd. as a joint venture between Rayong Engineering & Plant Service Co., Ltd. and
Yokogawa (Thailand) Co., Ltd. To provide electrical and instrument service.
|2005||June||- Acquired stakes in Mehr Petrochemical Company as a joint venture with NPC International Ltd. (National
Petrochemicals Company - Iran) and others to produce HDPE in Iran.
|July||- Increased stakes in PT TPC Indo Plastic and Chemicals (formally known as PT Siam Maspion Polymers) to 77%
(included the indirect investment to Thai Plastic and Chemicals Plc.) to produce and martket PVC in Indonesia.
|September||- Acquired stakes in Mitsui Advance Composites (Zhongshan) as a joint venture with Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. and others
to produce and market PP Compound in China.
|October||- Entered into Letter of Intent with The Dow Chemical Company (USA) to invest in 2nd Olefins complex plant in
|November||- Commercial operaiton a new production line of PTA (#3) resuling in toal capacity of 1,400,000 T/yr, the largest plant
|2006||January||- SCG Re-branding organization.
- Cementhai Chemicals Co., Ltd. was re-named as SCG Chemicals Co., Ltd. / Cementhai Chemicals Commerce
Co., Ltd. was renamed as SCG Plastics Co., Ltd.
|2007||May||- Establishment of SCG Performance Co., Ltd.|
|2008||June||- Establishment of Long Son Petrochemical Co., Ltd.|
|July||- Establishment of SCG Performance Chemicals Co., Ltd.
- Establishment of Long Son Petrochemical Co., Ltd.
|October||- Establishment of Rayong Terminal Co., Ltd. (RTC)|
|2009||June||- Entered into a Joint Venture Agreement with the Dow Chemical Company (USA) to invest in Jetty & Tank business in
Thailand under RTC
|October||- Acquired 25% stakes in GTC Technology, a technology licensing company in USA|
|2010||January||- Commercial operaiton of the new HDPE (#4) and PP (#3) plants|
|May||- Commercial operaiton the 2nd Cracker of Map Ta Phut Olefins Co.,Ltd. (MOC)|
|June||- Commercial Operation of 2nd Jetty of PT Siam Maspion Terminal (SMT)|
|July||- TPC Vina (subsidiary of Thai Plastic and Chemicals Plc in Vietnam) commercial operaiton the 2nd line of PVC (Capacity
|October||- Commercial operaiton the 2nd MMA plant of Thai MMA|
|December||- Commercial operaiton the new catalyst (C-1) unit for usage in HDPE plants|
|November||- Commercial operaiton the 2nd LLDPE plant of SCG-Dow JV|
|2011||January||- Commercial Operation of 3rd and 4th Jetty of Map Ta Phut Tank Terminal Co.Ltd. (MTT)|
|February||- Estiblishment of Texplore Co., Ltd., as a technology company|
|September||- Acquired 30% stakes of Chandra Asri Petrochemical (CAP).|
|October||- First Commercial Operation of Rayong Terminal Co., Ltd. (RTC)|
|2012||January||- Acquired more stake in Thai Plastic and Chemicals Plc. from existing shareholders in January and Submit Tender Offer
to purchase the securities in February. As a result, SCG becomes the largest shareholder of TPC with total share
|April||- Establishment of Siam Tohcello Co., Ltd (STC), a JV between Mitsui Chemical Tocello Inc. (MCTI) and SCG Chemicals.|
By 2015, SCG Chemicals aims to be one of regional market leaders, contributing to the sustainable progress of ASEAN, and the local communities where we operate. Through SCG’s world-class business practices, corporate governance principles and uncompromising safety standards, SCG Chemicals is committed to creating value for our customers, employees, and all other stakeholders. We will constantly ensure that our operational excellence, technology development and innovation will allow us to provide quality products and services in order to enhance the quality of life for all.
SCG Chemicals is committed to the belief that business must be conducted ethically. The management committee and employees at all levels have continuously and faithfully upheld SCG’s four guiding principles in doing business.
- Adherence to Fairness
- Dedication to Excellence
- Belief in the Value of the Individual
- Concern for Social Responsibility
“ Building Success Together ” is the business practice that SCG Chemicals has strictly applied to all its stakeholders, customers, business partners, shareholders, neighboring communities, and employees with an aim of together building sustainable growth. The practice includes three principles:
“ Strategic Partners ” is to increase strengths and decrease weaknesses of each other by leveraging resources such as market base, technologies, capital as well as human resources that each other possesses.
“ Business Partners ” is to establish long-term relationship with customers with the mindset that SCG Chemicals is a reliable and trustworthy partner.
“ Collaborative Partners ” is to co-develop growth strategies that broaden business opportunities and support economic, social and environmental development to achieve steady and long-term growth.
SCG Chemicals stresses the importance of the research and development of products. Our unwavering commitment has driven a broad spectrum of innovations and new products that provide greater trading opportunities and add more value for customers. Examples include EL-ProTM resin for automotive products, PE 100 resin for high-pressure pipe, color compound resin for rotational molding, and HDPE resin for jacketing, wire and cable insulation, and phone cord. Moreover, SCG Chemicals is relentless in seeking innovations in services as well as processes and business models to complement its endeavors to achieve operational excellence.
SCG Chemicals attaches enormous significance to environmental stewardship through various efforts. Chief among them are maximizing material and resource efficiency together with developing innovations and technology to reduce emissions of pollution, greenhouse gases, and industrial waste. In addition, SCG Chemicals pledges to develop its products and services to be of better quality than other comparative counterparts. Examples are increasing the useful lifespan of products,
reducing energy consumption in the production process or product usage, reducing the utilization of natural resources or recycling them to reduce waste in line with the concept of SCG eco value. This will create a balance among economy, society and the environment, enabling them to grow in a sustainable manner.
SCG Chemicals is well aware of its symbiotic relationship with Thai society. In recognition of this, SCG Chemicals is involved in numerous activities dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for communities in the province of Rayong, Thailand, where most of its plants are located. The efforts cover the areas of education, safety, and the environment.
Furthermore, SCG Chemicals in cooperation with a group of leading industrial companies in the Map Ta-Phut industrial area of Rayong formed the “Community Partnership Association” to develop an environmentally-friendly industry with sincerity and determination to solve problems together in the hope that the industries and the communities can live together and grow longside each other sustainably.