• Hexzachem Sarawak Sdn Bhd

Company Overview
Hexzachem Sarawak Sdn Bhd (formerly known as Hexza-Neste Chemicals Sdn Bhd) is a company registered in Malaysia with a license to produce formaldehyde and formaldehyde-based resins in Sarawak. Hexzachem (HCS) is an 80:20 joint-venture between Hexza Corporation Berhad and Sarawak Foundation.

Hexzachem has two formaldehyde plants at Demak Laut Industrial Park in Kuching, Sarawak, East Malaysia. It started operation in November 1993 producing adhesive resins mainly for marketing to the plywood and other wood panel industries in Sarawak. In 1999, the plant expanded its production capacities to 120,000MT of adhesive resins per annum and 82,000MT of formaldehyde per annum.

The formaldehyde plants are iron oxide catalyst plants delivered by D.B. Western, Inc., USA. DB Western is the manufacturer of the world largest formaldehyde plant of 1,500MT/day or 550,000MT/year capacity in Texas, USA. The technology includes the latest developments in this area and is environmental friendly.

Product Brief
Hexzachem has access to latest technology enjoying continuous support from international organization that will be made available to the needs of the Sarawak and overseas customers. The product range includes:-

Traditional and low formaldehyde emission urea formaldehyde resins for gluing of plywood to MR plywood standards
- Melamine Urea Formaldehyde (MUF) resin for plywood
- Phenol Formaldehyde Resin for production of exterior and marine plywood
- Low Formaldehyde Emission Urea Formaldehyde Resin for particleboard and MDF board
- Hardener and additives applicable with the resin products

Range of Customers
HCS’s customers cover the plywood, particle boards, MDF (Medium Density Fibre) board, and wood panel industries.

Awards and Recognition

MS ISO 9001:2000
The company was accredited with MS ISO 9001:2000 since January 2001


MS ISO 9001:2008

Upgraded with effect from February 2010


MS ISO 9001:2015

Upgraded with effect from January 2018