Malayan Adhesives &
Chemicals Sdn Bhd was established in 1965 as a joint-venture
between the Kuok Group of Malaysia and Mitsui Toatsu Chemical Inc. of
Japan. It was set up to produce and distribute a range of
formaldehyde-based products to cater to the growing plywood industry.
The joint venture company now almost four decades old, has not only
endured, but has indeed grown from strength to strength. Today, apart
from serving the plywood industry, we also produce a wide range of
adhesives and related products for various industries including,
particleboard, medium-density fibreboard (MDF), inorganic insulation
materials, concrete and paper manufacturing.
In 1991, the
Company also formed a joint venture company, Asia
Sdn Bhd, with Union Carbide Plastics & Chemicals, Inc to produce
the latter's specialty phenolic microspheres. This subsidiary has
since been restructured as a division of the company following UCCP's