W. R. Grace & Co. is marking its 30th anniversary of business activity in Thailand. W. R. Grace (Thailand) Limited was incorporated on July 22, 1979, and began manufacturing operations in 1982. The company currently has 72 employees located at a manufacturing plant in the Bangpoo Industrial Estate of Samutprakarn (near Bangkok).
The facility produces can sealants and coatings for the packaged food and
beverage industries, and cement additives and concrete admixtures for the
construction industry. The site supports the local Thai market and serves as an
export base for customers throughout Asia Pacific. Employees at the site
utilize Six Sigma training and tools to deliver productivity gains.
“Our colleagues in Thailand
have become important members of the company’s global network,” commented Fred
Festa, Grace’s chairman, president and CEO. “They are supporting customers and
colleagues in the region and around the world.”
In conjunction with the anniversary, the site is celebrating several
environmental, health, and safety (EHS) distinctions, including surpassing 16
years without a lost time accident and earning certification to the Grace EHS
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Grace Celebrates Thirty Years in Thailand (7/23/09)
July 23, 2009