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BUSINESS TIPS - Dec, 15 2020

Qualy and Designs that Resonate with the New Generation of Consumers

Qualy is a Thai brand that has earned worldwide recognition in the plastic product design world and garnered numerous design excellence accolades throughout the 15 years since its establishment. The key to this astounding success lies not only in the aesthetic and functionality of its products, which seek to bring happiness, comfort, and smiles to…

BUSINESS TIPS - Dec, 15 2020

Sustainable Plastic Trends and Regulations

In the past few years, many global brand giants have announced environmental policies as their key business imperatives in response to greater awareness among consumers of various environmental issues, from land and marine waste management to resource shortage and global warming. Apart from private businesses, a number of governments around the world have also declared…

BUSINESS TIPS - Nov, 24 2020

Tax Law and Legal Obligations for Business Owners

Paying taxes is a civic duty of all Thais, and entrepreneurs are no exception. However, the tax system, especially its legal aspect, can be daunting and complicated for business owners, and it’s certainly not something that can be thoroughly delineated in the limited space here. Therefore, this article will focus on the concepts and…

BUSINESS TIPS - Nov, 24 2020

Trade War Threatens to Rock the Global Economy

The U.S.-China trade war has escalated to the point where concerns about possible consequences after the end of this year are practically palpable in many countries, as evident in the waves of downturns in stock markets across the world and the weakening currencies of their trading partners including the Thai baht, against the U.S. dollar.…

BUSINESS TIPS - Nov, 24 2020

Law and Online Business: Oft-Overlooked Fundamentals

As convenience has become a priority for consumers, online platforms are all the rage among both established entrepreneurs and small business owners alike. However, to help ensure that an online channel that you’re opening up is legal and prevent unintentional violations, we’ve compiled here some of the major laws that entrepreneurs should know before venturing…

BUSINESS TIPS - Nov, 24 2020

ECONOMIC OUTLOOK FOR 2019

According to polls conducted by Reuters, economists believe the outlook for the global economy will continue to be somber in 2019, with most expressing concern over the China-U.S. trade war, which has brought on tension in the financial sector. This is not to mention the arrest of a top Huawei executive in Canada, an…

BUSINESS TIPS - Nov, 20 2020

Standard for the Circular Economy: Guidelines for the Sustainability of Every Organization

Consumers nowadays are increasingly eco-conscious when selecting products and services; they not only look for products made with eco-friendly materials but also pay attention to the production as well as post-consumer waste management. Therefore, business owners need to study and be more aware of their environmental impacts, and this is where the circular economy can…

BUSINESS TIPS - Nov, 19 2020

Getting to Know Blockchain: An Innovation that is Transforming Industries Across the World

Data has become a buzzword in the tech world in recent years, and when it comes to data, the primary concern is security. Because blockchain can help ensure data reliability and visibility, particularly in the finance sphere, as well as eliminate the need for intermediaries as traditionally required, it is no wonder why this technology…

BUSINESS TIPS - Mar, 24 2020

A collaboration to elevate Thailand’s telecommunications for the advent of 5G

With the 5G spectrum auctions having concluded on February 2020, 5G – a technology that will transform both the public and industrial sectors in Thailand – is drawing nearer and nearer to all Thais. 5G is the next step in the evolution of wireless communication, which has progressed from 1G (analog…

BUSINESS TIPS - Mar, 24 2020

EEC and Business Opportunities for Thailand’s Industries

Today, the world is seeing a shift in industrial trends, and just as it launched the Eastern Seaboard in order to leap from an agricultural era into an industrial age, Thailand will need a new springboard to maintain its competitiveness and successfully lay foundations for national prosperity. That’s where the Eastern Economic Corridor or EEC,…

BUSINESS TIPS - Mar, 18 2020

The Rise of the Personal Data Protection

As personal data protection and privacy have in recent years emerged as a major topic of concern, people have grown increasingly wary of technologies that may be invading their privacy, including big data, data tracking, and facial recognition surveillance. In response, the European Union has issued the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) followed by other…

BUSINESS TIPS - Oct, 30 2019

PCR: A New Circular Economy Option for Businesses

Our world is not only facing dwindling resources but is also practically choked by pollution and overflowing with garbage. These are problems that everyone in this world contributes to, and as we are all part of the production chain, as consumers at the very least, we are all inevitably affected by them. In the…

BUSINESS TIPS VDO - Oct, 4 2019

“For everything society has given you, pay it forward.” Life, work, and inspiration of Mr. Samarn Kunarkornpaiboonsiri

“For everything society has given you, pay it forward.” Life, work, and inspiration of Mr. Samarn Kunarkornpaiboonsiri Managing Director of Krieng Thavorn Containers Co., Ltd. At the age of 72, Mr. Samarn is still fully energized in life. As he led us to the Hall of Fame of Krieng Thavorn Containers…

BUSINESS TIPS - Jul, 4 2019

Digital Innovation – A development for all businesses

Technology, digital, online, innovation – these are buzzwords that we hear so very frequently today in all spheres, from communication and data storage to finance. However, it is not as often to hear about their industrial applications. In this issue of All Around Plastics, we will get a closer look at digital innovations that have…

BUSINESS TIPS - Jun, 28 2019

Circular Economy: The beacon for business owners across the world

With the plastic waste crisis reaching fever pitch and refusing to be ignored any longer, what can we do as a global citizen? Plastic waste can now be found in the sea, mountains, and the stomach of wild animals, and it is all thanks to our irresponsible use and inefficient management of plastic products.…

BUSINESS TIPS VDO - Apr, 19 2019

Artificial Intelligence in the Plastic World

With the value of exports in 2016 worth THB 127.599 billion, the plastic industry is among the most vital to the Thai economy. This is mainly due to the role it plays in other related industries, including the automotive industry and the manufacturing of electrical appliances, electronic devices, apparel, packaging, furniture, office supplies, stationery, toys,…

BUSINESS TIPS VDO - Mar, 13 2019

How are Megatrends Shaping the Plastics Industry Today?

How are Megatrends Shaping the Plastics Industry Today? Megatrends that are Looming over the Plastic Industry in the Perspective of Economists, Entrepreneurs, and Businesspeople In the ever-changing world, it is well recognized that technological advances will set off tectonic shifts in the business sphere. However, there are many more factors that will bring…

BUSINESS TIPS VDO - Jan, 24 2019

7-Eleven and Its 31 Years of Ever-Developing Service

No matter where you are, 7-Eleven is the convenience store chain that is ready to cater to your needs, living up to its corporate philosophy: Through happy employees, we desire to see smiles from customers. In this issues’ Interview, Vichien Chuengviroj, Senior Vice President of CP All Public Company Limited, the operator of…

BUSINESS TIPS - Aug, 20 2018

Is Thailand ready for the 4.0 Era?

Value-based economy has emerged as a new hope for Thailand, a country that has shown very little promise of rising from its several-decade-long status as a ‘developing nation’ to a ‘developed nation.’ Economists and scholars have proposed this new approach to economic reform, which is driven by scientific and technological advancement – a model…

BUSINESS TIPS VDO - Aug, 15 2018

S&P: Towards its 45th Anniversary Enduring Impression amid Ever-Shifting Lifestyle Trends

For the premier food and pastry business operator S&P Syndicate PLC, nothing bears better testament to the success of its business strategy and concept than its over 45 years in the industry, throughout which it has consistently adjusted its products and services to dovetail with ever-shifting consumer behavior without compromising the quality. In…

BUSINESS TIPS - May, 23 2018

Environmental Laws for Sustainable Business

Apart from economic and social considerations, environmental factors constitute another important dimension that companies must take into account in striving towards good corporate governance. There are currently a number of environmental laws relevant to entrepreneurs, especially factory owners who need to keep their pollution control in compliance with the law. The…

BUSINESS TIPS - May, 17 2018

Industry 4.0: Smart manufacturing for efficient cost reduction How to develop your factory into a smart factory with total real-time management

“In the next five years, 85% of the industries in Thailand that fail to adapt to the 4.0 era will no longer be competitive, and 53% of the SMEs might be forced to shutter their businesses!” Varin Rodphothong Director of Manufacturing Automation and Robotic Center, Thai-German Institute   Image courtesy: motor-bw.de …

BUSINESS TIPS VDO - Apr, 30 2018

Holiday Inn Hua-Hin Carport “Shinkolite” for All Roofing Needs

Constructing a carport for a hotel can present a real challenge as such a project entails a host of fine details in each step. To meet the rising needs for one-stop services, SCG Chemicals has introduced a one-stop carport roofing solution: the Prefab Carport Roof, an integrated product and service innovated…