The annual Global Gypsum Conference is well-known around the world as the largest meeting of gypsum professionals and as the must-attend gypsum event. The conference in 2016 will meet in the ‘gypsum heart’ of Asia, in Bangkok – the exotic and business-oriented capital city of Thailand – and will appeal to gypsum and wallboard producers from around the globe.
SMS Corporation supplied modified tapioca starch for use as an adhesive for gypsum board manufacturing for benefits in less adhesive consumption, high binding power to ensure excellent adherence of the paper to gypsum and provide good distribution of fine particle size resulting in a consistent mixing ratio during Stucco preparation.
Mr.Worachard Chawanasporn, assistant industrial innovation manager, has got the Best Presentation Award from seminar topic “Improving Strength of Lightweight Gypsum Board by Using of Modified Tapioca Starch” from this conference. The seminar topic covered the benefit of our innovative product, SMS PB916, for increasing strength of lightweight gypsum board in term of flexural and nail pull resistance at 25% caused reducing the production cost.