LG Chem contribtnes to industrial development with various petrochemical products of the world-class quality.
In the Petrochemicals Business, the company has built a vertically integrated system from the basic raw materials such as ethylene and propylene to the downstream products such as PE, ABS and synthetic rubber. The Petrochemicals Business is LG Chem's core business area with the world-class productivity and cost competitiveness.
The company has advanced its business structure by focusing on the high-value added products such as nano-carbon tube, strengthening its competitiveness in the global market consistently.
Sales
14.4KRW trillion
2016
17.4KRW trillion
2017
18KRW trillion
2018
  • 1976 Entry into the petrochemical businessCompleted the Yeocheon PVC Paste Resin Plant
  • 1991 Basic raw material productionCompleted Yeocheon NCC* NCC : Naphtha Cracking Center
  • 1994 Entry into China marketBuilt a PVC resin Plantin Tianjin
  • 2008 High value-added resinDeveloped Elastomer, first in South Korea
Division
NCC NCC
PO PO
PVC/Plasticizers PVC/Plasticizers
ABS ABS
Acrylates/SAP Acrylates/SAP
Rubbers / Specialty Polymers Rubbers / Specialty Polymers
Production Capacity (As of 2018)
Unit : KTA
Production Capacity: (As of 2018), Ethylene
Ethylene
2,220
LDPE/EVA
440
SAP
385
Propylene
1,380
POE
289
ABS
1,890
BD
300
PP
380
PS
140
BZ
491
PVC
1,380
EPS
135
SM
690
VCM
1,390
EP(included OEM)
402
EG
180
CA/EDC
980
PC
170
Phenol
600
Plasticizer
315
Specialty Resin
503
BPA
480
Oxo-Alcohol
299
Synthetic Rubber
525
HDPE
550
Acrylic Acid
520
Competitiveness
  • The best global NCC energy company in the world
  • Production of metallocenecatalyst polyolefin
  • No.1 in ABSglobal market share
  • Korea's onlyacrylic acid manufacturer
Major industries
Automobile Automobile
Home Appliances Home Appliances
Building Materials Building Materials
Paint Paint