HMC Polymers (Profile & Plastics) - UL Prospector

HMC Polymers - Materials - Classification
HMC Polymers is a market leader in specialty polypropylene in Thailand. HMC Polymers established the first polypropylene manufacturing facility in Thailand in 1987 and today's capacity is 450,000 metric tons per annum. But the expansion and modernization ofits facilities has not stopped yet. In 2006 a decision was made to invest in a Spherizone plant with a production capacity of 300,000 metric tons per annum which will commence operations in Q4 2009. Spherizone is a state-of-the-art polypropylene manufacturing technology that allows the manufacture of innovative resins with properties beyond the known properties ofpolypropylene. There provides excellent potential for satisfying the special needs of HMC Polymers customers in the future A Further strategic investment in vertical (feedstock) integration has been made with the decision to build a propane dehydrogenation plant (PDH) which is also due to commence operations Q4 2009.