2014 - 2017
In February 2015, Aeroklas Australia Pty. Ltd. (Aeroklas-AU), the subsidiary of the Company, acquired TJM Products Pty Ltd (TJM), the Australian company, in order to increase the distribution channel and to expand the business in various countries.
In May 2015, Aeroklas Co., Ltd., the subsidiary of the Company, has jointed investment to establish a subsidiary in Malaysia with LSF TECHNOLOGY SDN.BHD. for operating the manufacture and distribution of the product for many automotive companies in Malaysia. Aeroklas Co., Ltd. holds 70% of the registered capital of the new company, while LSF TECHNOLOGY SDN.BHD. holds 30% of the registered capital.
In March 2017, the Board of Directors of the Company had approved the joint investment between Aeroklas Australia Pty Ltd., the subsidiary of Aeroklas Co., Ltd., and Spinks Holdings Pty Ltd., an Australian company, then established a new company in Australia in order to operate business in distributing automotive accessories for 4WD car to retail customers under the brand “TJM”.
2012 - 2014
In 2012, the company group was restructured to be listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand; by which the Eastern Polymer Industry Co., Ltd. (Later transformed into Eastern Polymer Group Public Company Limited (EPG)) has changed its business operation to become the holding company.
In 2013, the Company was transformed to be public company to be listed in the Stock Exchange of Thailand, by increasing its registered capital from 2,100 million Baht to 2,800 million Baht; 700 million ordinary shares were offered for sale to the public. After this initial public offering, the Vitoorapakorn Family holds 75.0% of the shares.
In 2013, EPG celebrated the 35th anniversary of the Company.
In 2014, 700 million ordinary shares were offered for sale to the public at a par value of 1 Baht per share, at the offering price of 5.80 Baht per share. The total offering price was 4,060 million Baht. The Company has commenced trading on the Stock Exchange of Thailand on 24th December 2014.
The EPG Innovation Center Co., Ltd. (EIC) was established in order to conduct the research and development for the subsidiaries of EPG. With the good potentiality of technology, EIC provides the services to analyze and test various products according to generally accepted international standards on rubber, plastic, metal, ceramics, packaging and automotive parts to other external companies.
the Company had established Eastern Polypack Co., Ltd. (EPP) by acquiring assets of Thai Modern Plastic Industry Public Company Limited, in order to operate business in manufacture and distribution of plastic packaging under the brand “EPP”.
Company had expanded the business to manufacturing and distributing automotive parts and accessories. The Company began with designing, manufacturing, and distributing the bed liner that the Company developed and designed its installation technology with no drilling required, which the Company has patented such technology in countries around the world as well as in Thailand. This business is operated under the brand “Aeroklas”. Therefore, Aeroklas Co., Ltd. was established for the purposes of manufacture and distribution of bed liner; later on Aeroklas has expanded its variety of product to canopy, deck cover and side steps.
the Company had joint ventured with Sumitomo Riko Co., Ltd., the Japanese company, and established Tokai Eastern Rubber (Thailand), Ltd. (TER) in order to produce anti-vibration rubber product for the car. In the same year, the Company also had joint ventured with Zeon Corporation and Toyota Tsusho Group from Japan in order to establish Zeon Advanced Polymix Co.,Ltd (ZAP) to produce the compound rubber mainly for manufacturing the rubber used in the car industry.
the Vitoorapakorn Family founded Eastern Polymer Industry Co., Ltd. (Later transformed into Eastern Polymer Group Public Company Limited (EPG)). After succeeding in developing the technology to produce the thermal insulation by applying the formula and manufacturing technology created and occupied by the Vitoorapakorn Family. With the company’s product quality that is better than other general insulations, the business is continually growing. Nowadays, the Company sells the thermal insulation and its components under the brand “Aeroflex” worldwide.