LG Chem Contribute 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
16.4KRW trillion
2017
17KRW trillion
2018
15.5KRW trillion
2019
  • 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 2019)
Unit : KTA
Production Capacity: (As of 2019), Ethylene
Ethylene
2,400
HDPE
550
Oxo-Alcohol
299
Propylene
1,430
LDPE/EVA
465
Acrylic Acid
631
BD
330
POE
300
SAP
480
BTX
816
PP
385
ABS
2,040
SM
710
PVC
1,245
PS
142
EG
180
VCM
1,390
EPS
136
Phenol
710
CA/EDC
997
Specialty Resin
508
BPA
495
Plasticizer
380
Synthetic Rubber 515
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