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 turnkey Air pollution control systems and components.”


What segments of clients are you aiming at?


“Industrial plants who are environmental concerned, mainly exporting companies, and companies who create a high amount of dust and waste they need to have removed and collected, such as the wood working and rice mill industry.”


What is the background of your company?


“The company is a Danish owned company in the AP M?ller group, we are 4 Companies who are merged under the DISA Air Polution Group. The companies are Nordfab from Denmark, BMD Garant Germany; Airmaster England and Cattinair from France. Each of those companies have more 30 years experience in air pollution control systems for varies industries.”


What plans does DISA Thailand Co. Ltd have for the near future?


“We plan to continue the expansion of our market share in the S.E.A market and we have already taken some steps to increase our production capacity by investing in more automated machinery for our Production plant here in Bangkok.”


What benefits do you expect from your membership of DTCC?


“I expect to get updated regularly with news about changes in the local Business law. Help from the chamber in case difficulties with local regulation which may damage our competitiveness with other companies in same sector. The chamber should work continuously with other chambers to improve laws and regulations for foreign companies in Thailand. “


How long have you been in Thailand?


“9 years”


How do you find life in Thailand?


“I find that Thai people are the friendliest people in the region which make very pleasant to live in Thailand and spend your free time. Business wise in can at times be quite difficult to handle local bureaucracy and it can be difficult to overcome the cultural problems not only between natives and expatriates but also with communications between local offices and offices overseas. Banking is one of the most old fashioned and bureaucratic institutions here. “

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