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November 21, 2011
Lanxess, the leading producer of high-performance synthetic rubbers for ‘green tires’, is hiking capacity to meet demand. Green tires, which are more fuel efficient...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Lanxess-Expands-High-Performance-Rubber-Capacities_39197.html
November 16, 2011
LG Chem reported a 14.6% fall in net profits for the third quarter of 2011 compared with the year-ago period, to won511.6 billion ($450 million). Sales increased 17.2%, to won5.88...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/LG-Chem-Reports-Fall-in-Quarterly-Profits_39078.html
November 4, 2011
SK Global Chemical, the petrochemical business of SK Innovation (Seoul), formerly SK Energy, recorded operating profits of won309.8 billion ($279 million) and sales of won3.62 trillion...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/SK-Global-Chemical-Reports-Huge-Rise-in-Operating-Profits_38873.html
October 26, 2011
Momentive Performance Materials says it has expected marketing and application development operations at its Seoul Gasan Digital Complex to meet growing demand for specialty silicone...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Momentive-Performance-Materials-Adds-Specialty-Silicones-Lab-in-Korea_38557.html
October 26, 2011
Linde Korea (Seoul), a Linde subsidiary, says it has opened a new air separation plant at Giheung, Korea, which involved an investment of $180 million. The unit is the company’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Linde-Opens-Air-Separation-Plant-in-Korea_38545.html
October 24, 2011
Air Liquide says it has signed a contract with Posco E&C, the engineering and construction division of steel company Posco (Pohang, Korea), to design and build two large air...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Air-Liquide-to-Build-Air-Separation-Units-in-Korea_38483.html
October 10, 2011
Linde Korea (Seoul), a Linde subsidiary, says it will construct a new 5,200 m.t./year nitrous oxide (N2O) gas production plant in the Asan Industrial Complex for Foreign Companies, at...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Linde-to-Build-Nitrous-Oxide-Plant-in-Korea_38180.html
October 5, 2011
Dow Chemical says it will initiate a feasibility study for the construction of a new world-scale plant for the production of metallocene ethylene propylene diene monomer (EPDM), sold...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Dow-to-Build-Metallocene-EPDM-Plant_38041.html
September 29, 2011
Amyris says that it has partnered with tire giant Michelin to develop and market biobased isoprene.   LG is planning to invest $7 billion in green businesses, including electric...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-Innovation-Round-Up-Sept-29_37961.html
September 29, 2011
LG has unveiled a green business investment strategy that it hopes will generate 10 trillion won ($8.5 billion) in sales by 2015 and make the company a leader in electric vehicle...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/LG-Plans-$7-Billion-Investment-in-Green-Businesses_37849.html
September 27, 2011
Air Products says it will increase production of gaseous nitrogen at Cheonan, Chungcheong province, Korea to serve the increasing demand of the electronics industry. Air Products will...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Air-Products-to-Expand-Nitrogen-Capacity-in-Korea_37889.html
September 26, 2011
A federal jury has awarded DuPont $919.9 million in compensatory damages in a lawsuit against Kolon Industries over the theft of trade secrets and confidential information related to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Jury-Awards-DuPont-$920-Million-in-Trade-Secrets-Case_37870.html
September 26, 2011
Sabic says that it is exploring the possibility of joint ventures and investments in the petrochemicals and construction industry with Korean firms. Prince Saud bin Abdullah bin...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Sabic-Mulls-Joint-Ventures-with-Korea_37782.html
September 22, 2011
Badger Licensing (Cambridge, MA), a joint venture of affiliates of the Shaw Group and ExxonMobil, says it has been awarded contracts by LG Chem to license its proprietary technology...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Badger-Awarded-Contracts-for-LG-Chem-Cumene-and-BPA-Projects_37732.html
September 21, 2011
Mitsubishi Rayon says its 50-50 Daesan MMA (Seosan, Korea) joint venture with Honam Petrochemical (Seoul) will build a plant to produce 2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate, a raw material for...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Honam-Mitsubishi-Rayon-JV-to-Build-2-Hydroxyethyl-Methacrylate-Plant-in-Korea_37708.html
September 20, 2011
BASF Korea (Seoul), a subsidiary of BASF, has appointed Woo-sung Shin as its new chairman, effective October 1, 2011. He will succeed Chin-wook Cho, who is retiring. Woo-sung Shin has...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/BASF-Korea-Appoints-New-Chairman_37688.html
September 15, 2011
DuPont has been awarded $919.9 million in damages in a lawsuit against Kolon Industries (Gyeonggi-Do, Korea) over the theft of trade secrets and confidential information about DuPont's Kevlar aramid fiber....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/DuPont-Wins-$920-Million-in-Kevlar-Trade-Secrets-Case_37613.html
September 14, 2011
Songwon Industrial (Ulsan, Korea) says it has completed the previously announced expansion of antioxidant production capacity from 55,000 m.t./year to 70,000 m.t./year at the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Songwon-Completes-Antioxidants-Capacity-Expansion_37592.html
September 2, 2011
Adidas has joined Nike and Puma in a pledge to phase out hazardous chemicals in the manufacture of their products. All three companies – the world’s largest three...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Running-with-it-Adidas-Joins-Nike-and-Puma-to-Phase-out-Discharge-of-Hazardous-Chemicals_37350.html
August 31, 2011
DKSH (Zurich) has acquired specialty chemicals distributor Tiger Chemicals (Melbourne, Australia) to expand its market presence in Australia and gain market access to the market...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/DKSH-Acquires-Australian-Chemicals-Distributor_37273.html
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