in this issue
Regions :: North Asia :: Taiwan
Formosa Plastics Founder Dies
2:41 PM MDT | October 20, 2008 | Chemical Week Editorial Staff
Wang Yung-Ching, founder of the Formosa Plastics Group, died last week while on a business trip in New York, the company says. Wang, 91, was a farmer’s son with only an elementary school education. He started his career in the early 1930s when he and his two brothers set up a rice store in Taiwan. In 1954 he established Formosa Plastics Corp. with a loan from a U.S. aid program, and the company grew to become Taiwan’s largest and most profitable industrial conglomerate, Formosa...
This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.
Forgot your user ID or password?
Not an IHS Chemical Week member yet?
Here's why you should be:
100% Satisfaction Guarantee