Thailand Country Report

LVT boosts cement capacity of several countries

Hans Nielsen, founder

More than 30 years of engineering experience in 84 countries enables LV Technology (LVT) to drive entire national cement industries. Working at a proficiency level reached by only nine other companies in the world, LVT modifies a cement plant's existing equipment to enhance operational efficiency and maximise production.

Friday, 8 November, 2013, 4:49pm

Ritta, TGE introduce fresh green building designs

Bhargab Das, chief business development officer

The three-storey building at 300 Romklao Road in Bangkok is anything but ordinary. The headquarters of Thailand's leading design and build company Ritta, it is the country's first green building certified gold under the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system for new construction. Double glass walls allow natural air cooling, while an automatic irrigation system based on soil moisture data cuts landscape water use by half. Designed by wholly owned subsidiary Thai Global Energy (TGE), the project marks Ritta's success in the green building field.

8 Nov 2013 - 4:47pm

TISCOASSET opens foreign investment opportunities

Araya Thirakomen, president

Highly professional company TISCO Asset Management (TISCOASSET) has more than 20 years of experience in fund management. While its competitors focus on fixed-income products, TISCOASSET fills the gap in client demands by specialising in high-risk areas, penetrating niche market segments to differentiate itself from other asset management firms.

8 Nov 2013 - 4:45pm

Diamond sustains growth with innovative building solutions

Prakit Pradipasen, chairman

From selecting raw supplies to creating top-calibre construction materials, Diamond Building Products adheres to strict quality management every step of the way, providing quick delivery and excellent after-sales services for total customer satisfaction.

8 Nov 2013 - 4:43pm

Community driven research brings global distinction to university

Dr Kittichai Triratanasirichai, president

Fulfilling its mandate to uplift Isan, Thailand's northeastern region and the nation's poorest, has led Khon Kaen University (KKU) to groundbreaking research in agriculture, tropical diseases and basic education - all sources of global distinction for the northeastern region's largest university. Approaching its 50th anniversary, KKU is emerging as the educational centre of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) and positioned strongly for Asean's economic integration.

8 Nov 2013 - 4:41pm

MFEC gears up for next decade with strategic growth plans

Siriwat Vongjarukorn, president and CEO

Asian countries are abuzz with preparations to meet the 2015 economic integration deadline of the Asean Economic Community (AEC). Thailand, in particular, has established a comprehensive platform to lay the groundwork for regional co-operation. MFEC, one of the largest information technology (IT) service providers in Thailand, is among the most active players armed with a comprehensive portfolio to capture upcoming growth opportunities in the region.

8 Nov 2013 - 4:36pm

Sriracha Construction sparks renewed vigour in mechanical field

Boonkrua Khemapiratana, managing director

Mechanical construction is the heart and soul of any plant. Embodying this philosophy has catapulted Sriracha Construction, once a small home-grown contractor, to one of Thailand's leading builders.

8 Nov 2013 - 4:33pm

Built-to-suit specialist shares success with strategic partners

Dr Somyos Anantaprayoon, president and CEO

Addressing the specific requirements of businesses entering Thailand and the Asean, WHA Corporation delivers its expertise in built-to-suit projects.

8 Nov 2013 - 4:28pm

Solartron advances home-grown solar power technology

Patama Wongtoythong, CEO

Advanced battery charging technology has the potential to take solar energy to widespread use among homes and electric vehicles throughout Southeast Asia. Solartron, which is vigorously expanding solar power generation in Thailand, plans to spread its advanced technology by taking advantage of regional integration in Asean by 2015.

8 Nov 2013 - 4:26pm

SALA offers intimate and luxurious accommodations

Anthony van Sleeuwen, cluster general manager

Sala, a Thai word that means a place of rest, is in essence what SALA Hospitality Group provides to anyone who sets foot in its intimate and luxurious accommodations located in some of Thailand's most popular travel destinations. The home-grown hospitality firm has established an independent chain of hotels known for its pool villas and suites operating under the trademarks SALA Resorts & Spas and sala boutique. Barely a decade old, SALA has become a trusted brand offering first-class yet affordable guest services.

8 Nov 2013 - 4:20pm

Ocean Glass enters luxury high ground with Lucaris

Sunsanee Supatravanij, managing director

Creating a presence in the premium luxury segment of the glassware industry is no small feat. With a strategy anchored on quality, innovation and operational excellence, Ocean Glass is ready to take on long-standing European brands with its luxury crystal stemware, Lucaris.

8 Nov 2013 - 4:16pm

Multibax's biobags provide sustainable packaging solutions

Surachai Atsawakaewmongkhon, managing director

Plastic bags are indispensable for processing, storing, transporting and disposing of a variety of goods. Taking an active stance to source out alternatives to conventional plastics and promote Thailand as a bioplastic hub, Multibax manufactures cost-efficient biodegradable products using local plant-based resources.

8 Nov 2013 - 4:12pm

SEATEC Group expands reach into emerging Asean economies

Dr Subin Pinkayan, founder and chief honorary adviser

As one of the first engineering consulting companies in Thailand, SEATEC, along with its affiliates, has been working with the Thai government, private companies and international institutions since its foundation in 1969.

8 Nov 2013 - 4:10pm

Finansia Syrus Securities to develop trading hub for Indochina investors

Chuangchai Nawongs, CEO and president

Local insight, a robust product portfolio and successful collaborations with top brokers in the region have made Finansia Syrus Securities one of Thailand's leading stockbrokerage companies.

8 Nov 2013 - 4:08pm

DSGT captures Asian markets through localised strategies

Ambrose Chan, CEO

With four decades of experience, five manufacturing sites and more than 1,500 employees, DSG International (DSGIL) is firmly established in Asia.

8 Nov 2013 - 4:06pm