Our new innovations will response to the changes in technological development and consumer demand while strongly support Thailand’s economic growth strategy in developing its Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC)
Due to an increasing trend of competition in the petrochemicals industry and the rapid changes in the technological development as well as the consumer demand for the environmental-friendly and health-friendly products, GC has altered the development of new innovations, both in the manufacturing process and in the product development that increases commercial value, with regard to the reduction of impact on the environment and society as well as the creation of stakeholder satisfaction throughout the supply chain. These efforts support Thailand's strategy for developing its Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) to enhance potential economic growth in biofuels and biochemicals.
Innovation for the Future
In order to maintain its competitiveness among the challenges and rapidly changing situations nowadays, GC has established strategies in pursuing research development and innovation to focus in 3 businesses as follows:
- Upstream Process Technology
- Upstream Products
- Polymers Products
- Polyolefin Catalysts
- Downstream Technology
GC aims to enhance profits from existing business by focusing on R&D activities in upstream process technology, upstream products, polymers products, polyolefin catalyst and downstream technology to respond to market situations and customer needs
- Polyurethane Technology
- Bio-based Chemicals & Bioplastics
- Performance Chemicals & Materials for Growth
GC will leverage our R&D capabilities and R&D network to support a growing business and enhance the sustainable competiveness by focusing in compounding business, polyurethane technology, bio-based chemicals & bioplastics, and performance chemicals & materials for growth
- Advanced Materials
- Materials for Clean & Green Technology
- Specialty Chemicals/Materials
GC has focused on advanced materials, materials for clean and green technology and specialty chemicals/materials to explore new opportunities according to global / regional market trends. This will involve both new customers and new market segments.
GC has a clear methodology and target in resources allocation on R&D activities, including collaboration with business partners both internal and external R&D networks. This aims to manage R&D investment portfolio while leveraging R&D competency and market network from external to expand the destination markets and customer-base to both local and nearby regions, supporting company’s direction and goal.
Innovation Development Process
GC is well aware of complexity, uncertainty and risks in various areas affecting innovation, as a result, it has implemented processes to examine research, development and innovation projects. This has been achieved by defining the principles covering numerous key factors, ranging from technologies, intellectual property, and investment profitability to impact on the environment.
GC and GCIA participated the technology exchange program to strengthen the capabilities on biotechnology
PTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited (GC) acquired GC Innovation America (GCIA) (https://www.gcinnovationamerica.com), renamed from Myriant Corporation which enables GC to receive the ready-to-use technology of bio-based chemical productions, especially lactic acid and succinic acid from sucrose.Read More
GC in close collaboration with PETROMAT to develop high-efficiency adsorbent for petrochemical plants
PTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited (GC) has developed its new adsorbent material in collaboration with the Center of Excellence on Petrochemical and Materials Technology (PETROMAT), a national-renown research center in the field of petrochemicals and materials.Read More
GC-VISTEC collaborations on carbon dioxide utilizations.
Over the past century, the average temperature has continuously increased leading to the global warming where carbon dioxide is believed to be a major contributor.Read More
Science and Innovation Department, GC Wins Two Innovation Awards at PTT Group SPIRIT+D for CHANGE 2019
On November 7, 2019, Varit Namwong (COE) Pirun Krimwongrat (HOE) attended PTT Group SPIRIT+D for CHANGE 2019 and expressed their support to all of the award-winning researchers.Read More
PTTGC Collaborates with VISTEC to Conducts Frontier Research and Scientific Development
Mr. Supattanapong Punmeechaow, President & Chief Executive Officer, PTT Global Chemical PLC, together with Professor Dr. Jumras Limtrakul, President of Vidyasirimedhi Institute of Science and Technology (VISTEC), signed the Memorandum of Understanding to conduct frontier research and scientific development.Read More
GC and NTU Singapore to develop new 3D printing materials for the automotive industry
Mr. Supattanapong Punmeechaow, President & Chief Executive Officer, PTT Global Chemical PLC, together with Professor Lam Khin Yong, Chief of Staff and Vice President (Research), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU), signed the Memorandum of Understanding to develop advanced 3D printing materials for the next-generation automotive inRead More
GC - NSTDA jointly develop the Wangchan Valley Rayong into Eastern Economic Corridor of Innovation (EECi)
Incorporate with “Pracharat”, the national economic development and social welfare policy, to develop the new economic area, with and aim to innovatively develop the Wangchan Valley, Rayong into the commercial, investment and community hub and the nation assembly.Read More