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April 22, 2014
LG Chem reports a 16% decline in net profits for the first quarter of 2014 compared with the year-ago period, to 286 billion South Korean won ($275 million). First-quarter sales...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/LG-Chem-reports-falls-in-profits-sales_60449.html
April 15, 2014
Sika (Baar, Switzerland) says it has acquired a manufacturing facility located at Gunsan, South Korea. The facility manufactures and distributes flooring and coating products based on...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Sika-acquires-flooring-and-coating-products-manufacturing-facility-in-South-Korea_60295.html
April 2, 2014
Samsung General Chemicals (Seoul) and Samsung Petrochemical have announced that their boards have agreed to merge the two companies. The news comes just days after the group said that...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Samsung-General-Chemicals-to-merge-with-Samsung-Petrochemical_60012.html
March 13, 2014
BASF said today that together with seven leading universities and research institutes in China, Japan and South Korea, it has established the research initiative Network for Advanced...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/BASF-forms-research-network-with-Asian-universities-and-institutes_59535.html
March 12, 2014
Advanced Petrochemical Co. (Jubail, Saudi Arabia), today signed a memorandum of understanding with SK Gas (Seoul) to become a joint venture partner in SK Gas’s previously...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Saudi-company-joins-SK-Gas-in-Korean-propane-dehydrogenation-project_59496.html
March 12, 2014
Foster Wheeler says that it has been awarded contracts by S-Oil (Seoul) for the front-end engineering design (FEED) for a residue upgrading project at S-Oil’s Onsan refinery at...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Foster-Wheeler-awarded-FEED-contracts-by-S-Oil-for-residue-upgrading-project-at-Ulsan_59494.html
March 7, 2014
Songwon Industrial (Ulsan, South Korea) reports a 59.7% rise in net profits for the fourth quarter of 2013 compared with the corresponding period of the previous year, to 6.37 billion...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Songwon-reports-rises-in-profits-and-sales_59393.html
March 3, 2014
Toray Industries says it has completed the previously announced acquisition of the entire stake in Zoltek (St. Louis), a company that manufactures and sells large-tow carbon fibers...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Toray-completes-acquisitions-of-US-carbon-fiber-firm-Zoltek-and-South-Korean-firm-Woongjin-Chemical_59257.html
February 27, 2014
Lee Sang Ju, senior v.p. and head of global R&D at Hankook Tire and Joachim Grub, senior v.p. and head of performance butadiene rubbers business unit at Lanxess signed the MOU...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Lanxess-and-Hankook-Tire-enter-into-technical-partnership_59146.html
February 26, 2014
Showa Denko says it has decided to increase its capacity for supplying high-purity nitrous oxide (N2O), a specialty gas for semiconductor production, by cooperating with Dooam...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Showa-Denko-builds-high-purity-nitrous-oxide-capacity-in-South-Korea_59105.html
February 13, 2014
S-Oil (Seoul), a major oil refiner and aromatics producer partly owned by Saudi Aramco, said today that it plans to build a technical service and development center in the Magok...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/S-Oil-builds-petchems-technical-service-and-development-center-at-Seoul_58795.html
February 11, 2014
Antioxidants and polymer additives maker Addivant (Middlebury, CT) announced today that it is increasing capacity of phosphate antioxidants at its Pyongtaek, South Korea, facility...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Addivant-expands-antioxidants-capacity-in-South-Korea_58741.html
February 11, 2014
OCI (Seoul), one of the major polysilicon producers, says that its board of directors today decided to resume work on a project to debottleneck its solar-grade polysilicon plant at...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/OCI-revives-polysilicon-debottlenecking-project-in-South-Korea_58739.html
February 4, 2014
SK Global Chemical, the petrochemical business of SK Innovation (Seoul), formerly SK Energy, reports a 2.7% rise in operating profits for the fourth quarter of 2013 compared with the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/SK-Global-Chemical-reports-a-slight-increase-in-operating-profits_58537.html
January 30, 2014
Celanese says that it has appointed Jimmy Yu as managing director for Celanese Korea. He will be based at Seoul, and will oversee the company's commercial, government affairs, industry...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Celanese-appoints-managing-director-in-South-Korea_58454.html
January 29, 2014
SK Innovation’s subsidiary SK Incheon Petrochem has suspended construction work on a para-xylene (p-xylene) project at Incheon, South Korea, reports say citing an...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/SK-Innovation-suspends-construction-work-on-p-xylene-project-in-Korea_58382.html
January 27, 2014
LG Chem reports a 39.5% decline in net profits for the fourth quarter of 2013 compared with the year-ago period, to 176.9 billion South Korean won ($163.3 million). Fourth-quarter...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/LG-Chem-reports-falls-in-profits-sales_58327.html
January 24, 2014
Praxair announced on 23 January that it has signed a long-term contract with Taewoong Steel Co. (Daegu, South Korea) to supply high-purity oxygen to that company’s steel mill...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Praxair-to-build-air-separation-unit-for-steel-company-in-Korea_58220.html
January 22, 2014
LG Chem (Seoul), Korea’s largest chemical company, says that it has secured patent rights from Europe and Japan on its proprietary safety-reinforced separator (SRS) technology...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/LG-Chem-secures-global-patent-for-SRS-technology_58173.html
January 21, 2014
Henkel says that its Henkel Korea subsidiary has opened a new technical center at Seoul. The Henkel Korea Technical Center will focus on the development of lamination adhesives and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Henkel-opens-technical-center-in-South-Korea_58137.html
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