BRB Singapore PTE Ltd and Ban Guan Chemical private limited announce the formation of a joint venture to produce the VISCOTECH® products under the name Viscotech ASIA PTE Ltd. 

This 65/35 joint venture will leverage BRB’s vast experience and knowledge of the lube oil Additives industry and Ban Guan Chemical expertise of manufacturing and engineering. The joint venture will be named Viscotech Asia Pte. Ltd. and will be headquartered in 5 Tanjong Penjuru Crescent, Singapore 608970. Operation at the company’s facility in Singapore will commence as from July 2016.

BRB International B.V. is an international additives, chemicals and silicones producer dedicated to servicing its customers with high quality products. Over 30 years of activity in the automotive and industrial industry, has led to the creation of several innovative and tailor-made solutions. BRB has over 9 locations worldwide from which they serve their customers and markets. BRB’s strength lies in the commitment of its employees, putting the customer first and being flexible in both service and product solutions. The focus on R&D, application support, customized products and problem solving mentality gives BRB a unique position in the market.

Ban Guan Chemical A 100% subsidiary of Malayan Daching Co Pte Ltd. is first established in 1926. The parent company of Ban Guan Chemical, Malayan Daching Company first started off as a manufacturer and supplier of mechanical weighing scales and repair service provider in 1955. Today, it has evolved into an integrated engineering service provider which has a long history in the chemical and chemical related business. It focuses on providing one-stop solutions for chemical and engineering services. Ban Guan is an expert in production, packaging and logistic services such as mixing, drumming, packing, palletizing, storing and delivery of chemical and additives products.

The Viscotech Asia joint venture strives to uphold the same level of quality manufacturing that customers have come to know and expect from BRB’s other production joint venture in Germany. BRB’s products are manufactured with the newest technologies and according to the highest standards in the industry.

Key factors in BRB’s success over the years have been its commitment to quality, focus on innovation, dedication of employees, and a service-oriented philosophy. These qualities have allowed BRB to develop strong brand names (Viscotech® and Petrolad®) in the additives industry.

Ban Guan will be manufacturing and supplying the dissolved polymers in bulk carriers, iso tanks, IBC’s and drums. The company is dedicated to and capable of providing the highest quality and service level. It will bring the production closer to the Asian customers, affirming BRB’s dedication to the region. The Viscotech® products are available through BRB Singapore Pte Ltd.

BRB’s CEO, Mr. Ralph Pinckaers states: "We are looking forward to our new relationship and have planned for profitable growth in the joint venture. We are excited about the potential to expand our Viscotech production in the Asian markets. We look forward to work with our Singaporean partner and expect great success."

Mr. Sim Chuan San, Managing Director of Malayan Daching and Ban Guan Chemical states: "The JV combines the ambitious attitude of both companies and will deliver quality products to the markets in Asia. We plan to serve our Asian customers with high quality and service levels. We are delighted to have the opportunity to work with BRB in Singapore".

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