By Cameron Chai
Dow Corning, a globally known company for the manufacture of silicones and silicon-based technology, declared that it has chosen Bangkok Thai Electronic Chemical, a Bangkok, Thailand headquartered company, to distribute its silicone-based solutions to the solar industry for the production of solar PV modules in Thailand.
A Solar success Story. Credit: Dow Corning
Bangkok Thai Electronic Chemical will organize the supply of silicone and a variety of special silicone-related chemicals manufactured by Dow Corning for the solar industry clients of the company in Thailand. The Bangkok, Thailand-based company has a large clientele base in the country and is known as a reputed PV materials supplier. The company is also a distributor of other industrial divisions of Dow Corning, such as plastics and composites, mold making, industrial assembly, electrical and communications, electronics, automotive, and appliances and office equipment.
Dow Corning is one of the lone companies in the world to supply silicon-based solutions all through the entire range of the solar PV value chain, the company continues to make investments to augment its range of total solution packages for installation, module assembly and solar cell production. The total solar solution packages provided by the company are based on its silicone products, which includes potting agents and sealants, coatings, adhesives, encapsulants and the latest solar grade silicon.
As part of its expansion of global distribution network, Dow Corning has recently announced its designs to invest around $13 million in a Solar Energy Exploration & Development Center (SEED) to be located in Seneffe, Belgium. The development center will be equipped with the state-of-the-art facilities to assist customer coactions, product innovation and solar research and development.