JMI INDUSTRIAL GAS LIMITED
JMI Industrial Gas Ltd. (JIGL) is a joint venture company of Japan, Thailand & Bangladesh. It came on stream in the last lag of 2014 with the technical collaboration of world renowned THAI SPECIAL GAS CO., LTD. of Thailand. JIGL is the first company to introduce Ethylene Oxide Gas mixing plant in Bangladesh.
Ethylene Oxide (EtO) is an important chemical used in large volume in chemical industry. Due to its salient chemical properties, it has got some unique applications. Over the last few decades, it has been emerged as the sterilization method of choice for pharmaceutical packaging and medical devices that cannot support conventional high temperature steam sterilization or gamma irradiation.
Chemically, Ethylene oxide is a powerful alkylating agent and is lethal to bacteria, viruses, mould, fungi and other micro organisms. Hence it is widely used for gaseous sterilization where EtO gas infiltrates into packages as well as products themselves to kill harmful micro organisms. The state-of-the-art production facilities of JMI Industrial Gas Ltd. is uniquely poised to cater the demand of the country and has got surplus capacity to export to the overseas markets.