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Ecco to increase tannery capacity by 40 per cent






Ecco Tannery (Thailand), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Denmark-based shoemaker Ecco, will raise its production capacity by roughly 40 per cent this year to support the expanding footwear production of its affiliate, Ecco (Thailand).      With an investment of 100 million baht, the manufacturing output of the plant in Ayutthaya would be increased from the current…

Green efforts go unheard






In addition to the environmental requirements for lead smelter to ensure no lead contamination reached the public, the government has also announced an incentive plan to encourage lead smelters to upgrade their facilities to closed systems that prevent the leakage of lead content into the environment. Under the regulation, battery manufacturers that use locally recycled…

ABB Thailand’s head office well settled in Bangkok






Power and automation technologies company ABB Thailand has since December last year relocated its head office from Bangpoo Industrial Estate in Samut Prakarn to SG Tower on Rajdamri Road Bangkok. The company is now well settled in the new location.      The divisions and departments which have been moved to the new SG Tower are Corporate…

Ecco Thailand opens advanced warehouse






Ecco Shoes on Wednesday 9 April 2003 inaugurated a distribution warehouse and an expansion of its production line. The opening was performed by Minister for Industry and Karl Tuysby, founder of Ecco Shoes together with Ecco (Thailand)’s Managing Director Kitti Chaiwattanatorn, Danish Ambassador Ulrik Helweg-Larsen and the Minister of Industry, Mr. Somsak Thepsutin.      The warehouse…

Four new board members elected at TNCC’s AGM in Bangkok






Members of the Thai-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce on April 8 elected four new members of the chamber’s board of governors at this year’s annual general meeting held at the Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit hotel in Bangkok.      The new members were: Erik Knive (Norconsult Telematics), Jorgen Udvang (Too Small), Kristian Bo (TelecomAsia) and Ellen Hertzberg (Hertzberg Consulting).…

New IFU projects in Thailand






IFU (The Industrialization Fund for Developing Countries) has currently a number of new potential Danish-Thai joint ventures in the pipeline of which at least some are expected in the coming years to become a reality.       One project, which is currently maturing, is a Danish manufacturer of small wood pellets interested in producing these pellets…

Kristian Strand New DTCC Board Member 2003






Kristian Strand, Account Director with Nokia (Thailand) Ltd, is new member of the Board of Danish-Thai Chamber of Commerce. Here he gives a presentation of himself.What are the main products and services of your company? “Nokia is the world leader in mobile communications. Nokia has become the leading supplier of mobile phones and a leading…

New DTCC Board Member Henrik Friis






New member of the Board, Mr. Henrik Friis, what are the main products and services of your company, DISA Thailand Co. Ltd? “The main products are bag filters, cartridge filters, cassette filters, extraction fans and Quick Fit duct systems for Air pollution control systems. Services are engineering , delivery, installation and after sales service of…