Bangkok Thai Electronic Chemical, will coordinate the distribution of Dow Corning silicone, and a range of silicone-related specialty chemicals for local Thai customers in the solar industry.
Midland, Mich. – Dow Corning Corp., a global leader in silicones, silicon-based technology and innovation, has named Bangkok Thai Electronic Chemical, Co., Ltd., as distributor of silicone-based solutions for the manufacturing of solar photovoltaic modules in Thailand.
Bangkok Thai Electronic Chemical, will coordinate the distribution of Dow Corning silicone, and a range of silicone-related specialty chemicals for local Thai customers in the solar industry. Based in Bangkok, Thailand, Bangkok Thai Electronic Chemical has an excellent reputation as a PV materials supplier with an extensive customer base in Thailand. The company also serves other diverse Dow Corning industries, including Appliances and Office Equipment, Automotive, Electronics, Electrical and Communication, Industrial Assembly, Moldmaking, Plastics and Composites, among others.
“As Thailand’s solar industry continues to grow, we’re excited at the prospect of providing solutions to the Thai solar power industry to support its expansion,” said Allison Ashbrook, global distribution manager, Dow Corning Solar Business. “We look forward to working with Bangkok Thai Electronic Chemical to provide silicone solutions to help solar energy become a viable energy option in Thailand.”
“We have been an authorized distributor for Dow Corning in Thailand since 1994, with 17 years experience in silicone expertise, marketing and customer database maintenance for Thailand,” said Somchai Tuntiwong, director and sales manager for Bangkok Thai Electronic Chemical. “Our customers will benefit from using Dow Corning’s silicone products with the highest levels of quality and reliability. Thanks to our customers for their confidence in us, and we are pleased to be a part of the success for solar business in Thailand.”
Dow Corning’s expansion of its global distribution network follows several recent investment announcements including plans for a $13 million Solar Energy Exploration & Development Center (SEED) in Seneffe, Belgium. The state-of-the-art facility will be a home for solar research and development, product innovation and customer collaboration.
One of the only companies in the world able to provide silicon-based solutions throughout the entire photovoltaic value chain, Dow Corning is investing to expand its portfolio of total solution packages for solar cell manufacturing, module assembly and installation. Solution packages are built on high-performance silicone products such as encapsulants, adhesives, coatings, potting agents and sealants, as well as next-generation solar grade silicon.
About Dow Corning
Dow Corning http://www.dowcorning.com provides performance-enhancing solutions to serve the diverse needs of more than 25,000 customers worldwide. A global leader in silicones, silicon-based technology and innovation, Dow Corning offers more than 7,000 products and services via the company’s Dow Corning® and XIAMETER® brands. Dow Corning is a joint venture equally owned by The Dow Chemical Company and Corning, Incorporated. More than half of Dow Corning’s annual sales are outside the United States.
About Bangkok Thai Electronic Chemical
Established in 1994 with its headquarter in Bangkok, Thailand, Bangkok Thai Electronic Chemical (http://btec.co.th) is a professionally managed international trading company with more than 17 years of experience in supplying silicone materials to Thailand’s solar industry. The company is considered to be a dependable partner, including after sales service to end users in the appliance, office equipment, automotive, electronics, electrical and communications, industrial assembly, manufacturing and industry, mold making, plastic and composites and the solar industry.