During the transportation, I promoted “Tested in Hong Kong, Certified in Hong Kong” leaflet from Hong Kong Accreditation Service (HKAS) and Hong Kong Society for Quality (HKSQ) to the participants again.
Before a talk and visit, we had a tea first.
Then Siam Kraft representatives gave us a talk to introduce the company and its process management. Siam Kraft Industry Co., Ltd. total capacity is approximately 1.7 million tons per year from 14 production lines in 3 countries, Thailand, the Philippines and Vietnam.
After that a safety video and corporate video were showed to all participants.
Then SKIC Products were briefed and included Sack Kraft, Corrugating Medium and Gypsum Liner, Liner board, Core Paper and Duplex. The basic processes included 4 steps: 1 – Stock Preparation (Recycled OCC); 2 – Wire Part (Paper Forming); 3 – Press Part (Pressing) and 4 – Dryer Part (Drying by Steam).
Their new product development process was discussed.
1. Idea Generation (Marketing pull that light weight paper with high strength)
2. Market Strategy Development (To keep customer by developing TTS@SKIC-WS)
3. Technical Assessment (Using QFD to change VOC to product specifications, then to process control parameter)
4. Business Analysis (Feasible)
5. Product Development (Feasible)
6. Testing & Validation (1st, 2nd, 3rd Mill Trial)
We discussed in the control room.
The raw matter was stock and waiting for process.
Minda and I took a photo in front of the Siam Kraft.
Then we took a group photo for memory.
SQAT representative presented a souvenir to Siam Kraft team.
After lunch, we took a photo with Laos friends for memory.(Left: I (HKSQ), Mr. Somphong Soulivanh (Deputy Director, Products Standard Division, Department of Industry & Handicraft, Ministry of Industry & Commerce, Laos), Mr. Thongdam Khounoudom (Director, Products Standard Division, Department of Industry & Handicraft, Ministry of Industry & Commerce, Laos), Dr. Ngo Van Nhon (Chairman, VQAH) and Mr. Ivan Chan (HKSQ))
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