Photo Release: Purac, the worldwide market leader in lactic acid, begins construction of Lactide plant in Thailand

Business Press Releases Thursday April 8, 2010 10:49
Bangkok--8 Apr--DC Consultants and Marketing Communications

PURAC (Thailand) Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of CSM, led by Mr. Arno van der Ven (center), Vice President Chemical and Pharma of Purac, and Pornpun Theinsathid (left) Country Manager – Sales and Marketing of PURAC (Thailand) Co., Ltd., recently held the press conference on the new Lactide plant in Thailand, with an investment of 2 billion baht. Lactide is converted to Poly Lactic Acid (PLA). This market is highly attractive as PLA is used for the production of bioplastics which contribute to a decrease in carbon dioxide (CO2). Besides bioplastics naturally degrade in the environment.

Somsak borrisuttanakul (second left), President of the Thai Bioplastics Industry Association (TBIA), Assoc. Prof. Dr. Werasak Udomkichdecha (second right) Executive Director of National Metal and Materials Technology Center (MTEC), and Dr. Wantanee Chongkum (right) Innovation Management Dept. Director of National Innovation Agency also attended the press conference held at Banchang Rayong.

For more information, please contact:
PURAC (Thailand) Co., Ltd.
Pornpun Theinsathid
Tel: 0-2231-8174
DC Consultants and Marketing Communications Co., Ltd.
Pimpakarn Chaisung / Montira Ningsomboon / Paponpat Natweerapoj
Tel: 0-2610-2383 Fax: 0-2610-2345

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