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SCG Planning to Open Yangon Showroom in May

Siam Cement Group (SCG) from Thailand is opening its first showroom at 10 mile in Yangon in May. The company aims to showcase its products to the partners, dealers, to make architects, developers and home owners explore SCG’s building materials; walls, roofs and partitions and showcase in its showroom in Yangon. SCG is now developing a training program to its dealers for product use and construction technology. The company’s local authorized dealers will also receive improved product booths. SCG’s country director Chana Poomee said, “SCG is committed to enhance the expertise of the dealer network and empower them for long-term competitiveness.”

SCG is currently expanding into Myanmar with the construction of a cement plant in Mawlamyine, Mon State. That project is now underway and 30 percent complete and the expected completion date is in the second quarter of 2016. The total expenditures of the project is to reach US$ 385 million. After completion the plant, it will be able toproduce 1.8 million tons of cement a year. SCG, a leading business conglomerate in the ASEAN region, has grown continually and diversified into three core businesses, namely SCG Cement Building Materials, SCG Paper and SCG Chemicals. SCG explored opportunities to enter Myanmar Market since 2010 and in August 2013, the company has built two main subsidiaries- Myanmar CPAC Service and Mawlamyine Cement, in Myanmar. For the market share of cement, ready mixed concrete, and fiber

cement board, SCG is the market leader in Myanmar and has more potential on the growth of structural products as a result of increasing infrastructure development projects in Myanmar.