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October 19, 2012
LG Chem (Seoul) has reported a 10% fall in net profits for the third quarter of 2012 compared with the year-ago period, to won459 billion ($416 million). Sales decreased 0.9%, to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/LG-Chem-reports-fall-in-profits_47080.html
October 18, 2012
The US Department of Justice says a grand jury has indicted South Korea’s Kolon Industries and five of its executives for criminal trade secrets theft. At issue is the alleged...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/US-indicts-Kevlar-competitor-on-criminal-trade-theft-charges_47059.html
October 17, 2012
OCI (Seoul), formerly DC Chemical, recorded a 93.8% fall in third-quarter net profits compared with the year-ago period, to won10.6 billion ($9.6 million). Sales decreased 29%, to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/OCI-reports-huge-fall-in-quarterly-profits_47022.html
October 10, 2012
Songwon Industrial (Ulsan, Korea) says it has signed an agreement for a previously announced joint venture with Pan Gulf Holdings (Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia) and Polysys Industries (Abu...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Songwon-to-build-one-pack-systems-jv-plants-in-US-Mideast-distribute-light-stabilizers-for-Italian-firm_46876.html
October 5, 2012
Versalis, the chemicals subsidiary of ENI (Rome), announced today that it has signed an agreement with Honam Petrochemical (Seoul) to build an elastomers production plant at...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Versalis-and-Honam-Petrochemical-form-elastomers-production-jv-in-Korea_46762.html
September 28, 2012
Songwon Industrial (Ulsan, Korea) says it will expand the production capacity for di-n-octyltin oxide (DOTO) by 60% at its Ulsan manufacturing facility, and that the expansion is...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Songwon-to-Expand-Di-n-Octyltin-Oxide-Capacity_46575.html
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
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