Purac (Thailand) Ltd.
Food Production & Processing
Corbion is a provider of biobased ingredients for food and biochemical. The company delivers high performance products made from renewable resources and applied in global markets such as bakery, meat, pharmaceuticals and medical devices, home and personal care, packaging, automotive and coating resins. Its products have a differentiating functionality in all kinds of consumer products worldwide. Corbion is the global market leader in lactic acid, lactic acid derivatives and lactides, and a leading company in functional blends containing enzymes, emulsifiers, minerals and vitamins. Corbion has the global workforce of 2,080 as of July 2019, of which 199 in Thailand.
Purac (Thailand) Ltd., is a subsidiary of Corbion (former CSM), commercial registered in Thailand in 2004, under BOI promotion. It's operating since 2007 a state of the art in Thailand with capacity of 125,000 tons per annum and a liquid derivative plant.
Our Products are Lactic acid, Lactic acid derivatives and Lactides for Biobased Food ingredients and
Growth strategy -November 2016, Total and Corbion joined to develop bioplastics by creating a 50/50 joint venture to produce and market polylactic (PLA) polymers. The two partners decided to build a world-class PLA polymerization plant with capacity of 75 Kton per year at Corbion's site (Purac Thailand). Purac (Corbion) Thailand will supply the lactic acid necessary for the production of the PLA and the lactide. The Total Corbion PLA joint venture is operating on our site the Lactide & PLA plant. The PLA plant will start-up in Q2 -2018.