Yangon, 22 August 2018
Mr. Khin Maung Nyunt, Mr. Aung Kyaw, and Mr. Piyabut Charuphen, Director of Yangon Industrial Gas (Thilawa) Co., Ltd. (YIG), the affiliated company in Bangkok Industrial Gas Co., Ltd. (BIG), presided over the contract signing ceremony for the long-term supply agreement for sustainable development in Myanmar between YIG and JFE Meranti Myanmar Co., Ltd. (JMM). BIG, Thailand’s leading innovative industrial gas solutions provider, is a joint venture between Thai investors and Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (AP).
The contract was signed by Mr. Peerapat Piboonlarpudom, GM of YIG and Dr. Sebastian Langendorf, CEO of JMM. Through this signing, YIG which is building the largest industrial gas plant in Thilawa will supply nitrogen and hydrogen to JMM with the advanced technology as well as all global safety standards and expertise from BIG and AP.
From the Photo (Left to Right)
- Mr. Noritomo Morishima
- Dr. Sebastian Langendorf
- Mr. Khin Maung Nyunt
- Mr. Aung Kyaw
- Mr. Piyabut Charuphen
- Mr. Peerapat Piboonlarpudom
Yangon Industrial Gas (Thilawa) (YIG), a leading industrial gas company who delivery excellent standard products and services in Myanmar since 2012, is a joint venture between Myanmar investors and Bangkok Industrial Gas Co., Ltd. (BIG), Thailand’s leading innovative industrial gas solutions provider.
JFE Meranti Myanmar (JMM) was founded in 2017, under the joint venture between JFE Steel, Meranti Steel, JFE Shoji, Marubeni-Itochu, and HANWA. The joint ventured marked the beginning of a US$85 million project, with the goal of building and operating a production facility in the Thilawa Special Economic Zone. The JMM production line will include a galvanizing line of approximately 180,000 tpa capacity and a color coating line of approximately 90,000 tpa capacity.”
Bangkok Industrial Gas Co., Ltd. (BIG), found in 1987, is a joint venture between Thai investors and Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., a leading global Industrial Gas company having more than 75 years of experience in 50 countries worldwide. Throughout 30 years of growth since the establishment to support the country’s petrochemical industry hub, BIG has been recognized as a leader in industrial gases. We have the largest production capacity, biggest inventory storage capacity, advance management in delivery system, best in class of safety and reliability.
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. is a world-leading Industrial Gases company in operation for over 75 years. The Company’s core industrial gases business provides atmospheric and process gases and related equipment to manufacturing markets, including refining and petrochemical, metals, electronics, and food and beverage. Air Products is also the world’s leading supplier of liquefied natural gas process technology and equipment.