SCGC, LSP, and Son Ha Join Forces to Develop an Innovative Anti-Microbial Water Tank in Vietnam

Can Tho, Vietnam – 5 April 2024 – Leading petrochemical company SCG Chemicals (SCGC), along with its subsidiary SCGC ICO polymers, Long Son Petrochemicals (LSP), and leading water tank manufacturer Son Ha Plastic (Son Ha), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop an innovative Anti-Microbial Plastic Water Tank, offering cleaner and safer water tank solutions to the Vietnamese market.

This collaboration leverages the strengths of each party. SCGC and SCGC ICO polymers contribute their advanced material knowledge and provide their advanced Elixir™ polymer, specially designed for food contact applications while Son Ha brings its extensive experience in water tank production and manufacturing capabilities.

The collaborating parties focuses on developing a water tank utilizing Elixir™ innovative polymer that promises significant benefits:

  • Enhanced Safe and Clean: Elixir™ anti-microbial material can actively combat microbes such as harmful viruses, fungi and bacteria, while also being rust and corrosion-free, promoting cleaner and safer water storage.
  • Superior Durability: Elixir’s properties ensure the tank’s durability and UV resistance, preventing fading and ensuring long-lasting performance.
  • Food-Grade Safety: Elixir™ is fully compliant with international food contact safety regulations, guaranteeing the tank’s suitability for storing consuming water.
  • Aesthetic Appeal: The material allows for a wider range of colors, including a luxurious metallic finish, making the tank a stylish decoration for any home.

“SCGC is a Leading petrochemical player in ASEAN, striving for innovation that’s real,” said Mr. Kulapong Boonyaves, Managing Director of SCGC ICO Polymers, a member company of SCGC. “We are excited to partner with Son Ha to introduce new products that will provide both tangible and intangible benefits to consumers. Our Elixir™ is specially formulated for water tanks with unique features such as anti-microbial properties, making it safer and cleaner for storing water. It is also highly durable even in outdoor settings and comes in a range of attractive colors that make it ideal for use in homes.”

“We at Son Ha are thrilled to partner with SCG and SCGC,” said Mr. Lê Hoàng Hà – Chairman of Son Ha. “Advanced materials like Elixir™ will allow us to create a superior water tank product that Vietnamese consumers can trust for clean and safe water storage. We are confident that this collaboration will be a game-changer for the Vietnamese water tank market.”

This MoU signifies a significant step towards reforming water storage solutions in Vietnam. The collaboration between SCGC, SCGC ICO polymers, LSP, and Son Ha is dedicated to developing a product that offers superior cleanliness, durability, safety, and aesthetics, ultimately benefiting Vietnamese households.