Indorama Corporation is one of Asia’s leading chemical holding company based in Singapore. Its origins trace back to 1975 with the start of Indorama Synthetics in Indonesia by its founder, M.L. Lohia, and his son, S.P Lohia. Indorama Synthetics started as a cotton yarn spinning company. In 1991, the company diversified into the production of polyester fibers from petchem derivatives.
Today, Indorama manufactures a multitude of products including nitrogen fertilizers, phosphate fertilizers, polyethylene, polypropylene, polyester, polyester feedstocks, textiles, cotton fiber and medical gloves. It is the largest producer of Urea and Phosphate fertilizers in Sub-Saharan Africa, the largest producer of polyolefins in West Africa, and the third largest producer of synthetic gloves in the world. It is also an integrated producer of cotton and synthetic spun yarns.
Along with its affiliate, Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited, Thailand (“IVL”), Indorama operates over 130 manufacturing sites in over 35 countries and employs over 40,000 people worldwide. IVL is the largest producer of PET Resin / Polyester in the world and also one of the biggest producers of polyester feedstocks.