Keyword: South Korea

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Praxair Expands in China, South Korea

09.11.2018 - Praxair, now part of the new Linde group, is to build, own and operate three new air separation units for Shanghai Huayi’s new complex in Qinzhou, China, which will produce...

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Novartis Managers Guilty of Bribery in South Korea

17.08.2016 - South Korean prosecutors have indicted Novartis employees for bribing doctors in exchange for prescribing the company’s drugs. The Swiss drugmaker confirmed press reports that six...

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Brenntag to Buy Korean Distributor Whanee

04.05.2016 - Germany-based global chemical distributor Brenntag has agreed to acquire the South Korean specialty chemicals distributor Whanee Corporation, based in Gwacheon, near Seoul. Closing...

Strategy & Management

Role Reversal

04.12.2015 - China’s role within the global chemical industry has so far mostly been seen as an export market for global producers, not only for specialty chemicals but also for many basic...

Plant Construction & Process Technology

Technology vs. Execution Expertise

23.03.2015 - The chemical industry is a booming sector for industrial plant manufacturers. Among other things, the shale gas bonanza in the US is inundating European and especially German...

Chemistry & Life Sciences

The New K-REACh

23.03.2015 - It is on everyone's lips: Since Jan. 1, K-REACh has been the law in South Korea. With this implementation, the global chemical industry faces a list of new requirements. The good...

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Wacker Opens New Dispersions Plant in South Korea

06.02.2013 - Today, Wacker Chemie officially launched its new production plant for vinyl acetate-ethylene copolymer (VAE) dispersions at its Ulsan site in South Korea. The additional 40,000...

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Samsung Total Strikes Iran Oil Deal

26.01.2013 - South Korea's Samsung Total Petrochemicals (STC) has revived a contract to buy Iranian oil after a year's hiatus, as thin margins in plastics make the cheap fuel from Iran hard to...