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September 27, 2012
Songwon Industrial (Ulsan, Korea) says it will discontinue the production of tin pesticides at its Ulsan facility from January 1, 2013, due to poor demand and more stringent industry...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Songwon-to-Stop-Production-of-Raw-Materials-Used-in-Organotin-Agchems_46551.html
September 26, 2012
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit (Richmond, VA) has temporarily lifted an injunction issued last month ordering South Korea’s Kolon Industries to halt production...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Appeals-Court-Lifts-Injunction-Against-Kevlar-Competitor-Pending-Appeal_46534.html
September 24, 2012
Wacker-Chemie says it will almost doubled production capacity for vinyl acetate-ethylene (VAE) copolymer dispersions at Ulsan, Korea. The company plans to build a 40,000-m.t./year...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Wacker-to-Expand-Dispersions-Capacity-in-Korea_46487.html
September 21, 2012
PolyOne says it has opened an innovation center at Seoul to serve its growing colorants and additives business in Korea. This new facility expands the network of PolyOne innovation...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/PolyOne-Opens-Innovation-Center-in-Korea_46424.html
September 12, 2012
Versalis (Milan), a wholly owned subsidiary of ENI (Rome), has entered the Asian market with the opening of its first regional office in Shanghai. The office was inaugurated today...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Versalis-Enters-Asian-Market-with-Two-New-Subsidiaries_46185.html
August 30, 2012
BASF says it has completed expansion of its global PolyTHF capacity from 185,000 m.t./year to 250,000 m.t./year at a cost of more than €60 million ($75.2 million). The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/BASF-Hikes-Global-PolyTHF-Capacity-to-Meet-Growing-Demand_45823.html
August 7, 2012
Albemarle says it will expand its production capacity for electronic-grade metal organics at its Yeosu, Korea, facility  to meet growing demand for electronic chemicals in Asia...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Albemarle-Expanding-TMG-in-Korea_45470.html
July 31, 2012
Odfjell says it has signed a shipbuilding contract with Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (Ulsan, Korea) for the construction of four chemical tankers, each of 46,000 dwt m.t. design draft with 22...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Odfjell-Orders-Four-Chemical-Tankers-from-Korean-Shipbuilder_45289.html
July 27, 2012
SK Global Chemical, the petrochemical business of SK Innovation (Seoul), formerly SK Energy, recorded a 23.5% rise in operating profits for the second quarter, ended June 30, 2012...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/SK-Global-Chemical-Reports-Rise-in-Operating-Profits_45225.html
July 25, 2012
OCI (Seoul), formerly DC Chemical, recorded a 76% fall in net profits for the second quarter, ended June 30, compared with the year-ago period, to won70.7 billion ($61.5 million)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/OCI-Reports-Huge-Fall-in-Quarterly-Profits_45175.html
July 24, 2012
ZBB Energy and Honam say they have completed the first phase a joint development agreement to develop battery technology for smart grid applications. Honam and ZBB worked together...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/ZBB-Energy-Completes-Joint-Development-Agreement-with-Honam-Petrochemical_45163.html
July 20, 2012
China's Ministry of Commerce (Mofcom; Beijing) said today that it would begin antidumping and antisubsidy investigations into imported solar-grade polysilicon from the U.S., and launch an antidumping probe into imports of polysilicon from Korea....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Dow-Corning-Warns-of-U-S-Job-Losses-as-China-Probes-Polysilicon-Dumping_45049.html
July 19, 2012
Styrolution (Frankfurt), the styrenics joint venture between BASF and Ineos, has opened its previously announced Luran S acrylonitrile styrene acrylate (ASA) copolymers plant at Ulsan...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Styrolution-Opens-Plant-in-Korea_44991.html
July 18, 2012
LG Chem, Korea's biggest chemical company by sales, posted a 40% decline in second-quarter 2012 net profits compared with the same period of 2011, to won373.8 billion ($327 million) on...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/LG-Chems-Profits-Fall-on-Slower-Chinese-Growth-Higher-Naphtha-Costs_44964.html
July 9, 2012
Teijin says that Teijin CNF Korea (Asan), its previously announced joint venture with CNF, a major Korean film processor, has begun commercial production of Lielsort separators for...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Teijin-CNF-Korea-JV-Begins-Production-of-LIB-Separators_44753.html
June 25, 2012
KBR will provide its Selective Cracking and Optimum Recovery (Score) ethylene technology as well as engineering, procurement and construction support services for a previously...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/KBR-to-Provide-Ethylene-Technology-for-Petchems-Complex-in-Uzbekistan_44447.html
June 20, 2012
Teijin says that its Teijin DuPont Films polyester films joint venture with DuPont will establish a wholly owned subsidiary in Korea called Teijin DuPont Films Korea on July 1, to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Teijin-DuPont-Films-to-Establish-Sales-and-Marketing-Subsidiary-in-Korea_44316.html
June 14, 2012
Mitsui Chemicals today confirmed a major restructuring program for its polyurethanes (PU) business, which will involve sourcing isocyanates and other PU products from Sabic and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Mitsui-Chemicals-Restructures-PU-Business-Closes-Chiba-PPG-Plant_43936.html
June 12, 2012
Linde says it has signed a long-term supply contract with SK Hynix Semiconductor (Icheon, Korea), a world-leading manufacturer of dynamic random access memory chips (DRAM) and flash...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Linde-Signs-Gas-Supply-Deal-with-SK-Hynix-Semiconductor_44096.html
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