In the century of activities since its founding, Kao has also forged a long history on the field of chemical products for industrial uses. Kao is currently developing many diverse chemical products the revolve around fat and oil derivatives, surfactants, functional polymers and aroma chemicals which are used in many fields such as toiletries, textiles, pulp and paper, plastics, metals, electronics and so on.
Kao believes that research and development is vital, driving force for corporate progress. The company is constantly upgrading its research and development activities by introducing the latest instruments and human resources.
Kao Industrial (Thailand) Research and Development Center encourages close communication and constant technological information exchanges with research and development centers in Japan and Kao's worldwide locating in 26 countries.
Today, Kao Industrial (Thailand) is assigned as Chemicals R&D Center for ASEAN region.
Kao will continue to concentrate its comprehensive strength in developing new technologies and products and will contribute for the development of a wide range of industries globally.