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Nippon Shokubai files patent infringement lawsuit against LG Chem
Nippon Shokubai, the leading global producer of superabsorbent polymers, on 24 September 2014 filed a lawsuit at the Seoul Central District Court in South Korea against LG Chem, a Korean manufacturer of superabsorbent polymers, seeking injunctions against...

Samsung Engineering and Samsung Heavy Industries call off merger plan
Samsung Engineering and fellow Samsung Group unit, Samsung Heavy Industries told the Korea Exchange today that they have called off their $2.5 billion merger due to shareholder opposition. The deal would have been one of the largest in the engineering &...

Songwon reports fall in profits
Songwon Industrial (Ulsan, South Korea) reports a 64.1% fall in net profits for the third quarter of 2014 compared with the year-ago quarter, to 2.97 billion South Korean won ($2.7 million). Third-quarter sales decreased 6.2%, to won164.8 billion. For the...

Samsung Total inaugurates p-xylene expansion in Korea
Samsung Total Petrochemicals, a 50-50 joint venture between Samsung and Total, has inaugurated an aromatics expansion at the jv's plant at Daesan, South Korea. The won1.66-trillion ($1.8 billion) investment was announced in January 2012, as previously...

DKSH to distribute BASF's personal care and household colorants across Asia
The performance materials business unit of DKSH (Zurich) has been apponted to provide market expansion services for BASF's range of colorants used in the personal-care and household industries in China, including Hong Kong; India; Indonesia; Japan; South...

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