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February 3, 2011
The jv, named DayStar Materials, will begin supplying precursors to the South Korean market in the second quarter of 2011....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Chemtura-Forms-Korean-LED-Materials-JV_32573.html
January 31, 2011
Aditya Birla Group (Mumbai) says it has signed a definitive agreement to buy Columbian Chemicals Co. (Marietta, GA)  from One Equity Partners, the merchant banking arm of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Aditya-Birla-Buys-Columbian-Chemicals-for-$875-million_32537.html
January 24, 2011
Asahi Kasei Chemicals (AKC), an Asahi Kasei subsidiary, says it will construct a large new plant for the production of acrylonitrile (AN) at Ulsan, Korea. Construction of the plant...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Asahi-Kasei-to-Build-Acrylonitrile-Plant-in-Korea_32370.html
January 17, 2011
An 11,000-m.t. dwt tanker carrying an undisclosed cargo of chemicals was captured on January 15 by Somali pirates, reports say. The Korean-owned Samho Jewelry was about 350...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Korean-Chemical-Tanker-Hijacked-off-Oman_32165.html
January 17, 2011
Toray Industries says its Toray Advanced Materials Korea (TAK; Seoul) subsidiary will build a plant for the production of carbon fiber at TAK’s manufacturing site at Gumi, Korea...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Toray-to-Build-Carbon-Fiber-Plant-in-Korea_32163.html
January 10, 2011
LG Chem (Seoul), Asia's largest producer of neopentyl glycol (NPG), has announced plans to expand capacity by 35,000 m.t./year to 100,000 m.t./year at its Yeosu, Korea complex. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/LG-Chem-Hikes-Neopentyl-Glycol-Capacity_32048.html
January 5, 2011
SK Energy (Seoul), as previously announced, has spun off its petrochemical, refining and lubricants businesses, and the company’s petrochemical business has been named SK Global...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/SK-Energy-Spins-off-Businesses-Petchem-Unit-Named-SK-Global-Chemical_31898.html
December 13, 2010
OCI (Seoul), formerly DC Chemical, says it will invest $1.4 billion to build a fourth polysilicon plant with a production capacity of 20,000 m.t./year at the company’s site at...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/OCI-to-Invest-$1-6-Billion-to-Expand-Polysilicon-Capacity-in-Korea_31554.html
December 1, 2010
The Ministry of Commerce (Mofcom; Beijing) says that China has decided to extend its antidumping measures on chloroform imported the European Union (EU), Korea, and the U.S., for...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/China-Extends-Antidumping-Measures-on-Chloroform-Imported-from-EU-Korea-and-U-S-but-not-India_31307.html
November 17, 2010
Makhteshim Agan (Tel Aviv) says it has acquired Ingenieria Industrial S.A. de C.V. (BravoAg), a Mexico City-based crop protection manufacturer, and taken a 51% stake in South Korean glyphosate manufacturer JK (Goyang City)....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Makhteshim-Agan-Expands-Presence-in-Mexico-and-South-Korea_30998.html
November 12, 2010
SKC (Seoul) has agreed to acquire a 45% stake in Evonik Degussa Peroxide Korea, a subsidiary of Evonik Degussa. Evonik Degussa Peroxide Korea is the biggest manufacturer of hydrogen...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Koreas-SKC-Buys-Stake-in-Evonik-Hydrogen-Peroxide-Plant_30908.html
November 2, 2010
Canpotex, a potash export cartel, says it has signed a new five-year agreement to supply Unid (Seoul) with up to 2.2 million m.t. of potash. The agreement is for the period January 1...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Canpotex-Signs-Deal-with-Korean-Firm_30662.html
October 22, 2010
SK Energy (Seoul) says its petrochemical business recorded a 56% fall in operating profits for the third quarter, to won76.6 billion ($68 million) compared with the year-ago period...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/SK-Energys-Petchem-Business-Reports-Fall-in-Third-Quarter-Profits_30380.html
October 20, 2010
Albemarle says it has completed the research and development laboratory facilities and begun construction on the previously announced manufacturing facility at Yeosu, Korea. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Albemarle-Builds-R-and-D-Facility-in-Korea_30351.html
October 20, 2010
Solvay says it will participate jointly with Korea Venture Investment (Seoul) and AJU IB Investment (Seoul) in the Korea Advanced Materials Fund, a technology venture capital fund that...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Solvay-and-Korean-Partners-Invest-&euro26-Million-in-Technology-Venture-Capital-Fund_30327.html
October 14, 2010
Wacker Chemie says its Wacker Chemicals Korea subsidiary is acquiring the Lucky Silicone brand from Henkel Technologies (Korea). Wacker, as part of the acquisition, takes over a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Wacker-Acquires-Silicones-Production-Plant-in-Korea_30187.html
October 7, 2010
Dow Chemical says it has closed the sale of its 50% stake in the LG Dow Polycarbonate joint venture to LG Chem, for an undisclosed price. LG Dow Polycarbonate, a 50-50 joint venture of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Dow-Sells-Stake-in-LG-Dow-Joint-Venture-to-LG-Chem_29953.html
October 7, 2010
 Songwon (Ulsan, Korea) reported second-quarter net income of KRW7 billion ($6.2 million), on sales of KRW 139.7 billion. Year-ago results were not provided. Songwon says income...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Songwons-Second-Quarter-Profits-Rise_30018.html
October 5, 2010
Mitsui Chemicals and Honam Petrochemical Corp. (Seoul) have agreed to form an equally owned joint venture to build a polypropylene (PP) catalysts manufacturing plant in Korea. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Mitsui-Chemicals-and-Honam-Form-PP-Catalysts-Production-JV-in-Korea_29949.html
October 4, 2010
SK Energy (Seoul), which had announced in May 2010 that it is pursuing a restructuring of its businesses, says that its refining and petrochemical businesses will form separate...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/SK-Energys-Petchem-Business-to-Become-SK-Energy-Chemical_29925.html
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