Thai firm secures acrylic resin production license


Japan's Asahi Kasei Chemicals (Tokyo) licensed its manufacturing technology for polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) resin to PTT Public Company Limited (PTT, Bangkok, Thailand).

PTT, a major producer of commodity resins in its own right, is a partner of Asahi Kasei Chemicals in the joint venture PTT Asahi Chemical (PTTAC), a manufacturer of acrylonitrile (AN) and methyl methacrylate (MMA) with new plants in Thailand that began full-scale commercial operation in January this year.
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