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LG Chem Ltd (LG Chem), an affiliate of LG Corp, is a chemical manufacturer. The company manufactures and markets petrochemicals, IT and electronic materials, and energy solutions. Its product portfolio comprises poly vinyl chloride (PVC), ethylene, propylene, butadiene, benzene, polarizer, glass substrate, semiconductor materials and RO membranes among others. It also offers growth hormone, vaccine, antidiabetic products, and manufactures and supplies display and battery materials for LCD photoresist, OLED materials, battery materials and others. It owns and operates manufacturing facilities in Yeosu, Daesan, Ochang, Cheongju, Ulsan, Naju, Iksan, Paju and Gimcheon. The company has operation in China, India, Germany, the US, Vietnam, Brazil, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Poland, among others. LG Chem is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.

Headquarters South Korea

Address Lg Twin Tower, 128, Yeoui-Daero, Yeongdeungpo-Gu, Seoul, 07336


Telephone 82 2 37731114

No of Employees 14,280

Industry Chemicals

Ticker Symbol & Exchange 051910 ()

Revenue (2021) $37.3B 41.9% (2021 vs 2020)

EPS XXX

Net Income (2021) XXX 615.9% (2021 vs 2020)

Market Cap* $30.2B

Net Profit Margin (2021) XXX 402.9% (2021 vs 2020)

* As of and is in US$

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History

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Year Event Description
2022 Plans/Strategy In June, the company announced its plans to build a hydrogen plant in South Korea.
2022 Contracts/Agreements In June, the company agreed to establish a new joint venture with Kemcoto help secure a stable supply of components for electric vehicle (EV) batteries.
2022 Contracts/Agreements In June, the company partnered with GS EPS to collaborate on a biomass-based eco-friendly energy project.
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Competitor Comparison

Key Parameters LG Chem Ltd LyondellBasell Industries NV Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corp Sumitomo Chemical Co Ltd Lotte Chemical Corp
Headquarters South Korea United Kingdom Japan Japan South Korea
City Seoul London Chiyoda-Ku Chuo-Ku Seoul
State/Province - - Tokyo Tokyo -
No. of Employees 14,280 19,100 69,607 34,743 2,741
Entity Type Public Public Public Public Public
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Executives
Name Position Board Since Age
Shin Hak-Cheol Vice Chairman; Chief Executive Officer Executive Board 2022 -
Cha Dong Seok Executive Vice President; Director; Chief Financial Officer Executive Board 2021 -
Lee Hyunjoo Director Non Executive Board 2022 -
Kim Mun-Su Director Non Executive Board 2018 -
Jho WhaSun Director Non Executive Board 2022 -
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