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September 1, 2014
Samsung Engineering (Seoul), the largest engineering company in South Korea, says that it will merge with Samsung Heavy Industries (Seoul), the world’s market leader in drillship...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Samsung-Engineering-to-merge-with-Samsung-Heavy-Industries_63544.html
August 18, 2014
Hanwha Chemical (Seoul) is acquiring a 50.71% stake in KPX Fine Chemical (Yeosu, South Korea) for 42 billion South Korean won ($40.8 million). The transaction is expected to close by 1...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Hanwha-Chemical-acquires-majority-stake-in-TDI-producer-KPX_63263.html
August 14, 2014
Songwon Industrial (Ulsan, South Korea) reports a net loss of 6.71 billion South Korean won ($6.6 million) for the second quarter of 2014 compared with a net profit of won518 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Songwon-swings-to-loss_63181.html
August 6, 2014
Songwon Industrial (Ulsan, South Korea) says it has completed the previously announced acquisition of the specialty chemicals business of pharmaceutical company SeQuent Scientific...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Songwon-completes-acquisition-of-specialty-chemicals-business-of-Indian-firm-SeQuent_63012.html
August 6, 2014
Alvogen (Pine Brook, NJ), a privately owned pharmaceuticals company focused on developing, manufacturing, and distributing generic, OTC, and biosimilar products, announced today that...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Alvogen-acquires-Korean-Dream-Pharma-for-$187-million_63011.html
July 29, 2014
Sumitomo Seika Chemicals is to form a new polymers company at the end of this month to build and operate a superabsorbents production facility at Yeosu, South Korea, to meet brisk...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Sumitomo-Seika-Chemicals-outlines-superabsorbents-investment-in-Korea_62771.html
July 25, 2014
SK Global Chemical, the petrochemical business of SK Innovation (Seoul), formerly SK Energy, reports a 77.2% fall in operating profits for the second quarter of 2014 compared with the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/SK-Global-Chemical-reports-huge-fall-in-operating-profits_62712.html
July 24, 2014
S-Oil (Seoul) today reported improved second-quarter results and outlined investment plans under new increased ownership by Saudi Aramco, including construction of an olefins complex...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/S-Oil-swings-to-profit-to-diversify-portfolio-with-olefins-complex_62689.html
July 18, 2014
LG Chem (Seoul) today reported a 43% drop in second-quarter net profit, to 226.8 billion South Korean won ($220.3 million), citing poor performance in its chemical sales and a strong...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/LG-Chem-reports-lower-second-quarter-profits-flat-revenues_62583.html
July 14, 2014
AFC Energy (Dunsfold, UK), an industrial fuel cell power company, says it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Chang Shin Chemical, a leading South Korean hydrogen...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/AFC-Energy-and-Chang-Shin-Chemical-sign-MOU-for-fuel-cell-power-system_62436.html
July 8, 2014
Toray Industries says it has begun constructing a previously announced, 300-billion South Korean won ($296 million) polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) plant at the Saemangeum industrial...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Toray-Industries-starts-constructing-PPS-plant-in-South-Korea_62338.html
July 7, 2014
LG International (LGI; Seoul) says that a coal-based urea plant in China in which LGI is a partner has started production. The plant, in the industrial zone of Nalinriver, Wushen...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/China-starts-up-coal-based-urea-plant-LGI-will-market-output_62264.html
July 2, 2014
Biochemical company METabolic EXplorer (Metex; Clermont-Ferrand, France) and SK Chemicals (Seoul) say that they have signed a worldwide, exclusive license agreement to manufacture and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/SK-Chemicals-and-Metex-sign-exclusive-deal-for-bio-PDO_62209.html
July 2, 2014
Aramco Overseas Co. (AOC), a subsidiary of Saudi Aramco, confirmed today that it has agreed in principle to acquire Hanjin Group’s entire stake in S-Oil Seoul), comprising...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Saudi-Aramco-to-buy-Hanjin-Group-out-of-S-Oil-for-$1-95-billion_62206.html
June 25, 2014
Showa Denko said today that it has increased production of high-purity ammonia at its subsidiary in Zhenjiang Province, China, earlier this year and has begun shipping product in tank...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Showa-Denko-reinforces-supply-of-high-purity-gases-to-semiconductor-industry-in-Asia_62010.html
June 23, 2014
Bayer CropScience and Bion Tech (Taipei), a producer of biological crop protection agents, have settled a patent infringement case in Korea. Under the settlement, Bayer CropScience...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Bayer-CropScience-and-Bion-Tech-settle-patent-infringement-case-in-Korea_61970.html
June 17, 2014
The International Trade and Industry Ministry (MITI; Kuala Lumpur) said on Monday that it has initiated antidumping investigation concerning imports of polyethylene terephthalate (PET)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Malaysia-starts-antidumping-investigation-on-PET-from-China-Indonesia-and-South-Korea_61866.html
June 12, 2014
BASF says that it has today broken ground on a previously announced compounding plant at Yesan, South Korea, for the company’s engineering plastics Ultramid and Ultradur. The new...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/BASF-breaks-ground-on-compounding-plant-in-South-Korea_61704.html
June 5, 2014
Mitsubishi Chemical Corp. (MCC; Tokyo) and Japan’s National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS; Ibaraki) said on Wednesday that the Patent Court of Korea has rejected an...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Korean-court-rejects-Intematix-challenge-to-Mitsubishi-red-phosphor-patent_61577.html
June 3, 2014
Solvay says it has opened a research and innovation (R&I) center at the Ewha Womans University (Seoul) in order to work closely with key Asian customers and universities to develop...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Solvay-opens-research-and-innovation-center-in-South-Korea_61497.html
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