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  • 1994

    Global Connections (GC) was established with an initial registered capital of 2 million Thai Baht (THB) on September 27th 1994.

  • 1995

    GC was appointed to be the distributing agent of Bangkok Polyethylene Plc. for HDPE products and increased its registered and paid-up capital to 5 million THB.

  • 1996

    GC was appointed to be the distributing agent of SCG Plastics Co., ltd. (formerly CCC Chemical Commerce Co., ltd., a subsidiary owned 100 percent by Siam Cement Plc.) started at rank 17th for sale’s ranking. GC was also appointed to be the distributing agent of Eastman Chemical, which was the start of specialty product trading. After GC was appointed by Eastman, GC received many offers from world-class suppliers. GC increased its registered and paid-up capital to 10 million THB.

  • 1997

    GC increased its paid-up capital to 20 million THB to support the company’s expansion. GC was appointed to be the distributing agent of Dupont Engineering Polymers which was the world’s largest producer of Polyamide66 or Nylon 66. GC was also appointed to be the distributing agent for Chi Mei Corporation, the world’s largest manufacturer of the ABS

  • 1998

    GC was appointed to be the distributing agent of Ciba Specialty Chemical, world’s class producer of additives chemical for plastic industry. GC was also appointed to be the distributing agent of Owen Corning Australia PTY, producer of glass fiber. In the same year, GC increased its paid-up capital to 30 million THB.

  • 1999

    GC was appointed to be the distributing agent of Siam Polystyrene (Thailand) Co., ltd. (Dow Chemical Thailand, world class chemicals and plastics producer), and Cabot Plastics Hongkong Ltd, world’s largest manufacturer of Carbon black and black masterbatches. GC increased its paid-up capital to 50 million THB and had a sale revenue over Million 500 THB for the first time.

  • 2000

    GC was appointed to be the distributing agent of Advance Elastomer Systems (AES), the world’s largest manufacturer of rubber mixed PP. AES is now a subsidiary of Exxon Mobil.

    GC expands its financial resource from 3 to 6 commercial banks to facilitate the increase in customers. GC has a 57% increase in total sale, from 542 million THB in 1999 to 846 million in 2000.

  • 2001

    GC increased its paid-up capital to 80 million THB to support the company’s expansion. GC had the total sale revenue of 1,116 million THB, first time reaching 1 billion THB in revenue.

  • 2003

    GC increased its paid-up capital to 100 million THB and moved its warehouse to Kingkaew road. The move was strategic as it shortened the supply chain and reduced shipping costs for our customers. GC was also appointed to be the distributing agent of Thai Plastic and Chemical Plc., the biggest PVC producer in Southeast Asia.

  • 2004

    GC was appointed to be the distributing agent of Rio Tinto Mineral Asia Pte, Ltd; Exxon Mobil, the largest petrochemical producer in the world. GC moved the headquarters to Kingkaew road, the same location as our warehouse to facilitate the operation. The company paid dividends 78 million THB and increased its paid-up capital to 155 million THB. Gc has its first Annual General Meeting of Shareholders in November of this year.

  • 2005

    In March, GC transformed into a public company limited and increased its paid-up capital to 200 million THB. GC also changed its par value from 100 to 1 THB per share with the intention to implement an IPO of 45 million shares. (1.1 million shares for ESOP at 1.03 THB per share and the remaining 43.9 million shares for IPO). “GC” common stock was IPO and listed in The Stock Exchange of Thailand on December 6th 2005.

  • 2006

    GC was appointed to be the distributing agent of Nanocor Inc., a producer of chemical additives. GC was also appointed to be the distributing agent of BASF Catalysts LLC, (formerly named Engelhard corporation), a producer of catalyst products.

  • 2007

    GC signed a financial support for dealer contract with KasikornThai Bank in K › Dealer Financing Project on June 6th, 2007. This financial support will also be given to GC’s suppliers for current credit line to help increase efficiency for financial management.

    GC celebrated its 10th Anniversary Strategic Partnership with DuPont on September 13th 2007 at Sukhothai Hotel.

  • 2008

    GC arranged a seminar: “Metal & Glass Replacement” with Dupont, Eastman, and Dainippon Ink and chemicals Incorporated (DIC) at GC’s meeting room. GC invited our customers and interested individuals from the automotive industries, packaging industries, packaging industries, E/E industries and sporting goods industries

    GC was appointed to be the distributing agent of DIC for PPS (Polyphynielene Sulfide), which is the raw material that can be used to replace metal in automotive and electricals/electronics industries.

  • 2009

    GC was appointed to be the distributing agent for additive chemical of AKZO NOBEL POLYMER CHEMICALS BV., a subsidiary of AKZO NOBEL group in the Netherlands.

  • 2010

    GC was appointed to be the distributing agent of BST Elastomers Co., Ltd. for Polybutadiene Rubber and Styrene Butadiene Rubber. GC terminated agency agreement of BASF due to an overlap in some product group.

  • 2011

    GC was appointed to be the distributing agent of Timcal Ltd. for Graphite product, an additive for polymer. GC was also appointed to be the distributing agent of Miliken Chemical for polyethelene and polypropylene additives.

    GC was also appointed to be the distributing agent of Imerys Mineral, a producer for Talcum product from France. Imerys Mineral has 117 mines which covers more than 30 kinds of minerals. Imerys Mineral acquired Talcum business from Rio Tinto Mineral in August 2011.

  • 2012

    GC ended its role as a distributor for SCG Plastics Co., Ltd. GC substituted SCG products with products from GC Marketing Solutions Company Limited (GCM), formerly PTT Polymer Marketing Company Limited (PTTPM) (PTT Group).

    GC was appointed to be the distributor of GC Marketing Solutions Company Limited (GCM), formerly PTT Polymer Marketing Company Limited (PTTPM), effective from July 1st, 2012.

  • 2013

    GC underwent management and structural shareholder changes with the retirement of former director Mr. Siri Thirawattanawong, who expressed a desire for early retirement effective October 1st, 2013.

  • 2014

    On March 31, 2014, GC signed an agreement with Technogreen Company Limited for product and market development of new innovative biodegradable and environmentally friendly Products. The products, under the brand Micro-Nice include bio-surfactant for descaling, oil cleaning, deodorize products, and household cleaning products. These products are produced from botanical liquid, making it more environmentally friendly. Via the Micro-Nice product line, GC is engaging in responsible and sustainable business development by utilizing and developing environmentally sustainable products.

    On September 9th, 2014, GC was granted privileges by the Board of Investment relating to business type 7.12 International Procurement Office (IPO) document no. 2109/2014

  • 2015

    Assoc. Prof. Chawalee Pongpatirochna resigned from her roles as director, membership in the audit committee, and independent director of GC for health reasons. The Board of Directors appointed Mr. Thanee Puttipanpluck to fulfill those roles, effective January 1st, 2016.

  • 2016

    On June 15, 2016, GC invested in a solar photovoltaics (PV) rooftop project with a capacity of 114.35 kWp. GC has a 23 years duration power purchase agreement (PPA) with Metropolitan Electricity Authority (MEA).

  • 2017

    On November 10th, 2017, GC received certified membership of the Collective Action Coalition Against Corruption (CAC) for engaging in fair market practices, such as corporate transparency, offering quality products, and competitive pricing. The CAC is supported by Government and the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC). CAC is comprised of 8 independent leading corporations: Thai Institute of Directors (IOD), the Foreign/Thai Chamber of commerce, the Thai Listed Companies Association, the Thai Bankers Association, the Federation of Thai Capital Market Organizations, the Federation of Thai Industries, and the Tourism Council of Thailand.

    GC was rated “Excellent” by the Corporate Governance of Listed Companies survey by the Thai Institute of Directors (IOD), and received “an Outstanding Investor Relations Award” for listed companies worth less than 3 Billion THB in the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) for the year 2017.

  • 2018

    On October 5th, 2018, GC received an innovation organization award 2018 by being a corporation which continuously supports innovation for sustainable growth at EH 98, Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Centre.

    The Company has been rated "Excellent" from the Corporate Governance of Listed Companies survey by the Thai Institute of Directors (IOD) twice in a row in year 2017 and 2018.