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BRB Opens Silicone Synthesis Plant in Malaysia

Published on 2016-06-09. Author : SpecialChem

Pulau Indah, Malaysia -- After the hard work to finalize its new Silicone Synthesis plant in Malaysia, BRB announces that the new BRB Malaysia plant has been successfully opened on June 2nd, 2016. With the official grand opening of the new Silicone Synthesis plant, BRB has expanded its Malaysian industrial footprint to further back integrate in dimethicone copoyols, alkyl dimethicones and volatile dimethicones.

BRB Opens Silicone Synthesis Plant in Malaysia
Fig. 1: BRB Opens Silicone Synthesis Plant in Malaysia

BRB entered a new phase with the grand opening of BRB Silicone Synthesis Sdn Bhd in Malaysia on June 2nd, 2016. It is a multipurpose Silicone Synthesis plant and GMP production facility with a combined annual capacity of 10,000 metric ton. The plant is designed to manufacture vinyl silicone fluid, silicone polyether, low viscosity polydimethyl siloxane fluids, cross-linkers and chain extenders, gum blends, silicone emulsions and silicone antifoams. These products cater for personal and home care, coating & construction and latex & rubber industries. BRB’s new plant is a MYR45 million investment with a total land area of 4 acres (16,200 square meters). Construction began in May 2014 and was completed in the 2nd quarter of 2016.

The plant has been officiated by His Excellency Mr. Harry Molenaar, Dutch ambassador in Malaysia, Datuk N. Rajendran Nayaranasamy, Deputy CEO 2 for Malaysia Investment Development Authority (MIDA) and Datuk Baharuddin bin Mohd Rafik, Director for Royal Malaysia Custom Department, Selangor State Branch. For all visiting guests at the opening, a traditional lion dance performance followed by a guided tour of the plant was arranged. The performance of the lion dance symbolized the assurance that all of BRB's efforts regarding the new Silicone Synthesis plant would be met with success.

About BRB Silicones

BRB silicones, a business unit of BRB International BV is a producer and supplier of specialty silicones including emulsions, antifoams, water repellants, elastomers, lubricants, silanes, resins, silicone polyethers, dimethicone & cyclomethicone blends, cross polymers and many more customized products. BRB Silicones also supplies a very broad range of core and specialty intermediates to the silicone industry with a superior combination of product supply regularity and competitive pricing.

A perfect mix of dynamic and youthful élan

BRB International BV, a dynamic and innovative company, has an extensive experience in the fields of Silicones, Silanes, Lubricants, Additives and Chemicals. BRB International BV is now of its kind, one of the largest independent and privately owned companies in the world with a turnover close to €172 million.

From the large range of products marketed by two business units (Silicones and Lubricants, Additives & Chemicals), BRB International BV supplies to a broad range of customers in many different markets, including Lube Oil Blending, Cosmetic Industry, Graphic Industry, Automotive, Off Shore Industry and High Tech industries.
Established in 1981, headquartered in the south of the Netherlands, BRB International BV the UK, Poland, United States, Malaysia, Australia, China and Singapore. BRB Internationals manufacturing sites are located in Europe and Asia.

Powerful like a Silicone Major, flexible like a Formulator

BRB Silicones, a business unit of BRB International BV, is a producer of specialty silicones like emulsions, antifoams, water repellants, elastomers, lubricants, silanes, resins, silicone polyethers, dimethicone & cyclomethicone blends, cross polymers and many more customized products. BRB Silicones also supplies a very broad range of core and specialty intermediates to all the silicone industry with a superior combination of product supply regularity and competitive pricing.

Source: BRB Silicones


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