Air products subsidiary Bangkok Industrial Gas Company (BIG) celebrated its 20th anniversary this summer, with a celebration party presided over by BIG Chairman Dr. Chokchai Aksaranan.

Held under the concept of ‘Growing BIG Together’, the celebration took place at the Centara Grand Hotel in Bangkok in July this year.

Founded in 1987, BIG operates the largest network of industrial gas supply in Thailand and is the joint venture of Air Products and Chemicals Inc. of the US, Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited, Hua Kee Company Limited and other Thai investors.

BIG is honoured to have Korn Dabbaransi, a well known Thai politician who posted many positions in Thai cabinets, Wayne A. Hinman of Air Products and Chemicals Inc, and a number of other company co-founders witness the celebration.

BIG boasts eight people as its co-founders, notably John E. McGlade, Murray D. Hamilton, Harry G. Demopoulos, Wayne A. Hinman, Dr. Pichit Nithivasin, Khun Suvij Suvaruchiphorn, Dr. Pichit Lerttamrab, and Khun Kanitta Rugsombat.