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February 21, 2013
Mitsui Chemicals says that it has entered into a share purchase agreement with shareholders including the management of KOC Solution (Taejon, South Korea), a manufacturer and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Mitsui-Chemicals-acquires-majority-stake-in-Korean-optical-lens-monomer-company_49985.html
February 19, 2013
Songwon Industrial (Ulsan, South Korea), a leading producer of polymer antioxidants, says it has raised loans, which will help it restructure its financials and secure future...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Songwons-financial-restructuring-will-help-future-growth_49935.html
February 18, 2013
Hanwha Engineering & Construction Corp. (Seoul) has started work on a chlor-alkali and ethylene dichloride (EDC) complex in Salalah Free Zone, Oman on behalf of Saltic (Muscat)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Report-Hanwha-breaks-ground-on-Saltic-chlor-alkali-plant-in-Oman_49928.html
February 13, 2013
Samsung Total Petrochemicals (STP; Seoul), a joint venture between Samsung and Total, has ceased purchasing condensate from Iran, according to a report by Reuters. The report says the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Report-Samsung-Total-Petrochemicals-ceases-purchases-of-Iranian-condensate_49785.html
February 6, 2013
Wacker Chemie has launched production at an additional plant for vinyl acetate-ethylene (VAE) copolymer dispersions at its Ulsan facility, in South Korea, the company...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Wacker-launches-production-at-expanded-VAE-dispersions-plant-in-Korea_49598.html
February 6, 2013
OCI (Seoul), formerly DC Chemical, recorded a net loss of 3.9 billion South Korean won ($3.5 million) in the fourth quarter ended 31 December 2012, compared with a net profit of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/OCI-swings-to-loss_49596.html
February 4, 2013
Teijin says that its Teijin Chemicals subsidiary has signed an agreement with SK Chemicals (Songnam, South Korea) for a business collaboration including the establishment of a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Teijin-and-SK-Chemicals-form-polyphenylene-sulfide-jv-in-Korea_49529.html
February 1, 2013
SK Global Chemical, the petrochemical business of SK Innovation (Seoul), formerly SK Energy, recorded a 49% rise in operating profits for the fourth quarter ended 31 December 2012...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/SK-Global-Chemical-reports-rise-in-quarterly-profits_49495.html
January 31, 2013
S-Oil, South Korea's major oil refiner and aromatics producer, said today that it posted a 99% fall in net profit in the fourth quarter of 2012 compared with the year-ago period due to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/S-Oil-reports-huge-drop-in-profit-on-sluggish-refining-margin-and-polysilicon-losses_49467.html
January 29, 2013
LG Chem posted a 22.5% decline in net profits for the fourth quarter of 2012 compared with the year-ago period, to 292.0 billion South Korean won ($269.0 million). Fourth-quarter sales...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/LG-Chem-reports-fall-in-profits_49399.html
January 25, 2013
Samsung Total Petrochemicals (STP; Seoul), a joint venture between Samsung and Total, has reinstated a contract to purchase Iranian crude oil after a one-year hiatus, Reuters...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Samsung-Total-Petrochemicals-strikes-feedstock-deal-with-Iran-report-says_49338.html
January 24, 2013
Songwon Industrial (Ulsan, Korea) says it has appointed Doris Peters as global director of marketing and business analysis, effective 1 January. Peters joins Songwon having had key...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Songwon-appoints-new-global-directormarketing-and-business-analysis_49249.html
January 18, 2013
Hyundai Cosmo Para-Xylene (HCP), a joint venture between Cosmo Oil Corp. (Tokyo) and Hyundai Oilbank (HDO; Seoul), has announced that production at its aromatics facility at HDO's...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Hyundai-Cosmo-jv-makes-its-first-p-xylene-shipment-from-new-plant_49100.html
January 10, 2013
Bayer MaterialScience says it has opened its first polymer development & technology center in Korea. Located in the city of Yongin, near Seoul, it will focus on the development of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Bayer-opens-polymer-development-center-in-Korea_48860.html
January 3, 2013
Mitsubishi Rayon says it has formed an alliance with SK Chemicals (Songnam, Korea) to develop and expand the companies’ carbon fiber prepreg business in Asia. Mitsubishi Rayon...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Mitsubishi-Rayon-and-SK-Chemicals-form-alliance_48541.html
December 21, 2012
Sigma-Aldrich says its wholly owned SAFC Hitech subsidiary has signed an agreement to form a 50-50 joint venture with Soulbrain (Songnam, South Korea), a publicly traded specialty...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/SAFC-Hitech-to-form-jv-with-Korean-specialty-chemicals-firm_48600.html
December 19, 2012
Mitsubishi Rayon says it has formed a business alliance with SK Chemicals (Songnam, Korea) in order to develop and expand the carbon fiber prepreg business in Asian countries. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Mitsubishi-Rayon-SK-Chemicals-form-alliance-for-carbon-fiber-prepreg-business_48484.html
December 5, 2012
Idemitsu Electronic Materials Korea (Paju, South Korea), a wholly owned subsidiary of Idemitsu Kosan (Tokyo), has completed construction of a plant for manufacturing organic...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Idemitsu-commissions-OLED-materials-plant-in-Korea_48151.html
November 20, 2012
Songwon Industrial (Ulsan, Korea) says that its previously announced joint venture with Tangshan Baifu Chemical (Tangshan, China), to produce thioester antioxidants at Tangshan has...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Songwons-thioester-antioxidants-jv-in-China-becomes-operational_47852.html
November 15, 2012
Toyo Engineering (Narashino, Japan) says that its Toyo Engineering Korea (Toyo-Korea; Seoul) subsidiary has been awarded a contract by Korea Petrochemical Industry Co. (KPIC; Seoul)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Toyo-Engineering-awarded-contract-for-EO-EG-project-in-Korea_47782.html
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