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LG Chem, Ltd. Company Profile
LG Chem got there first. Founded in 1947, it was Korea's first chemical company. The company produces a variety of products, including cosmetics, personal care products, petrochemicals, pharmaceuticals, and specialty chemicals. It's divided into two segments. The Petrochemicals unit makes basic chemicals like ethylene, propylene, and their derivatives, as well as PVC, acrylates, and engineering plastics. The company's Information and Electronic Materials segment produces rechargeable batteries and display materials. Formerly the chemical division of the LG Group, the company went public in 2001, though LG still owns a third of LG Chem.
Headlines for LG Chem, Ltd.
NTU researchers develop new lithium-ion battery that charges to 70% in 2 minutes
- Tue Oct 14
Contact Information
Address: LG Twin Tower, East Tower, 20 Yoido-dong, Youngdungpo-gu
Seoul 150-721, South Korea
Phone:+82-2-3777-1114
Fax:+82-2-3773-7813
Financial Highlights
Fiscal Year End:December
Key People
Chairman: Peter Bahnsuk Kim
Vice Chairman and CEO: Jin Soo Park
President: Young-Su Kwon
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