• Norsechem Resins Sdn Berhad

Company Overview
The Company commenced business as a manufacturer and supplier of formaldehyde based resins to the wood working industries in 1970 under the name of Norsechem (M) Sdn. Bhd. Norsechem (M) Sdn. Bhd. was incorporated on 25th June 1969 as a joint-venture company between two Norwegian companies (viz: The Overseas Company Ltd. and A/S Jotun Odd Gleditsch) and Summit Holdings Sdn. Bhd.

The Company begins operation at the Shah Alam site with an operating capacity of 10,000 M/T (37%) formalin and 24,000 MT resins. In 1979, the company was listed on the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange as Norsechem (M) Berhad. In 1986, the company was restructured whereby Norsechem (M) Berhad was converted into a holding investment company and a new entity; Norsechem Resins Sdn Berhad. was incorporated to take over the manufacturing operations for formaldehyde based resins.

In 1993 Norsechem Resins Sdn Berhad. (NR), embarked on an expansion programme to increase its capacity to 33,000 MT formalin (37%) and 45,000 MT resins per annum. The new plant, located at Bandar Sultan Suleiman, Port Klang was operational in 1994. Since end 1994, all operation staff and equipment were shifted to the new factory site and the company now only operates at the new site. The formalin (37%) capacity was further expanded to 49,000 MT per annum in 2006.

The Company now maintains a modern production facility as well as fully-quipped laboratory to carry out research and development as well as to provide customer technical services.

Product Brief
NR, has been (for over 30 years) manufacturing and supplying a full range of urea-formaldehyde, phenol formaldehyde, melamine-formaldehyde, melamine-urea formaldehyde and phenol resorcinol formaldehyde resins. Its principal trademarks are ‘Norphen’, ‘Noramin’, ‘Norres’ and ‘Normel’ which are well known among the industrial users of adhesive products.

Range of Customers
NR’s customers cover the plywood, MDF (Medium Density Fibre), Chipboard, furniture, paper laminates and insulation industries.

Awards and Recognition

  • MS ISO 9001:2000
    NR was accredited with MS ISO 9001:2000 by SIRIM QAS International Sdn. Bhd. in June 2008; and by The International Certification Network in July 2008.