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October 28, 2013
SK Global Chemical, the petrochemical business of SK Innovation (Seoul), formerly SK Energy, recorded a 11.5% fall in operating profits for the third quarter of 2013 compared with the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/SK-Global-Chemical-reports-fall-in-operating-profits_56245.html
October 23, 2013
BASF today announced a restructuring plan for its pigments business, with a planned reduction of 650 jobs by 2017. The company says this will strengthen the competitiveness of its...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/BASF-to-cut-650-jobs-close-UK-pigments-plant-restructure-others_56112.html
October 18, 2013
LG Chem reports a 23.2% decrease in net profits for the third quarter compared with the year-ago period, to 352.3 billion South Korean won ($332 million). Third-quarter sales increased...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/LG-Chem-reports-fall-in-profits_56025.html
October 17, 2013
CB&I says that it has been awarded a contract by GS Caltex (Seoul), a joint venture between GS Holdings (Seoul) and Chevron, for the license, basic engineering, and catalyst supply...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/CB-and-I-awarded-contract-by-GS-Caltex-for-p-xylene-project-in-Korea_55993.html
October 16, 2013
LanzaTech (Roselle, IL) and SK innovation (Seoul) have agreed to develop a new process technology for the production of 1,3-butadiene, and the collaboration will accelerate the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/LanzaTech-partners-with-SK-Innovation-to-develop-process-technology-for-green-chemicals_55962.html
October 9, 2013
A Korean research team at the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (Kaist; Daejeon, South Korea) has...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Korean-researchers-engineer-an-E-coli-strain-able-to-produce-phenol-from-glucose_55779.html
October 8, 2013
The Institute of Chemical and Engineering Sciences (ICES; Singapore) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Korea Institute of Industrial Technology (Kitech; Ch'┼Ćnan, South...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Singaporean-and-Korean-institutes-to-collaborate-on-sustainable-chemicals-research_55739.html
October 8, 2013
Toray Advanced Materials, a subsidiary of Toray Industries (Tokyo), is investing 300 billion South Korean won ($279.2 million) to build an integrated complex, which will produce...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Toray-to-build-integrated-PPS-complex-in-South-Korea_55733.html
October 7, 2013
Teijin says that the construction on the previously announced 12,000-m.t./year polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) resins joint venture plant with SK Chemicals (Songnam, South Korea)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Teijin-SK-Chemicals-JV-begins-constructing-PPS-resins-plant-in-South-Korea_55701.html
October 3, 2013
Toray Industries says its wholly owned Toray Advanced Materials Korea (TAK; Seoul) subsidiary has secured preferential negotiating rights for acquiring a 56.2% stake in Woongjin...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Toray-secures-preferential-bidding-rights-for-stake-in-Woongjin-Chemical_55610.html
October 2, 2013
Songwon Industrial (Ulsan, South Korea) says it has appointed Rolf Drewes as v.p./specialty chemicals, effective 1 October. Drewes brings 25 years of industry experience. Prior to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Songwon-appoints-new-v-p-specialty-chemicals_55568.html
September 16, 2013
Songwon Industrial (Ulsan, South Korea) reports a 94.6% fall in net profits for the second quarter of 2013 compared with the corresponding period of the previous year, to 518 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Songwon-reports-huge-fall-in-quarterly-profits_54636.html
August 22, 2013
Daelim Industrial (Seoul) has been awarded a contract to build a propane dehydrogenation (PDH) plant for Hyosung Corp., CW has learned. The contract, valued at 272.9 billion Korean won...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Daelim-awarded-propane-dehydrogenation-contract-by-Hyosung_54640.html
August 14, 2013
Ardmore Shipping (Cork, Ireland) has signed contracts for the construction of two 37,000-deadweight m.t. chemical tankers, the company announced today. The vessels were ordered from...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Ardmore-Shipping-orders-two-chemical-tankers_54484.html
August 14, 2013
Hanwha Chemical (Seoul) is planning to raise capacity for chlor-alkalis and ethylene di-chloride (EDC) at its Yeosu, Korea petrochemical complex, CW has learned. The company will...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Hanwha-Chemical-plans-chlor-alkali-and-EDC-expansion-at-Yeosu-complex_54472.html
August 1, 2013
The Samsung Group (Seoul) said on Thursday that it fired Ki-Seok Park, CEO of Samsung Engineering following a fatal accident at a polysilicon plant at Ulsan on 26 July 2013. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Fatal-accident-at-a-polysilicon-plant-in-Korea-leads-to-dismissal-of-Samsung-Engineering-CEO_54175.html
July 25, 2013
SK Global Chemical, the petrochemical business of SK Innovation (Seoul), formerly SK Energy, recorded a 37.1% rise in operating profits for the second quarter of 2013 compared with the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/SK-Global-Chemical-reports-rise-in-quarterly-operating-profits_53930.html
July 25, 2013
Zotefoams (Croydon, UK) has entered into a joint venture agreement with Inoac (Tokyo) to manufacture and sell its Azote cross-linked polyolefin foam products in Asia and Australasia...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Zotefoams-and-Inoac-form-joint-venture-plan-manufacturing-unit-in-Korea_53627.html
July 25, 2013
Hyundai Oilbank (Seoul), South Korea's fourth-largest refiner; and Lotte Chemical (Seoul) said today that they have signed a memorandum of agreement to build a joint venture complex at...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Hyundai-Oilbank-Lotte-Chemical-sign-MOU-for-xylenes-and-naphtha-production-JV_53698.html
July 25, 2013
OCI (Seoul), formerly DC Chemical, reports a net loss of 186.6 billion South Korean won ($167 million) in the second quarter ended 30 June, compared with a net profit of about won71...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/OCI-swings-to-loss-forms-carbon-black-JV-in-China_53891.html
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