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LG Chem, Ltd. is engaged in the petrochemicals, information and electronic materials, and batteries businesses in South Korea and internationally. Its Petrochemicals segment produces feedstock, including ethylene and propylene, as well as polyethylene and polypropylene products; polyvinyl chloride for use in construction and everyday materials; acrylonitrile -butadiene-styrene for use in electric/electronic and automotive parts, industrial materials, and household goods; engineering plastics that are used in electric/electronic, automotive, and IT and electronic parts; and acrylates/plasticizers. This segment also provides rubber/specialty polymers, including butadiene based synthetic rubber for tires and packing; methacrylate-butadiene-styrene impact modifiers; styrene-butadiene-styrene asphalt and plastic modifiers; latex for paper coating and gloves; and bisphenol-A for polycarbonate and epoxy resins. The company’s Information & Electronic Materials segment offers display products, such as polarizers and 3D FPR; photoresists, strippers for LCDs, OLED materials, and battery and circuit board materials for electronics materials sector; films, such as touch panel materials and solar cell films; LCD glass substrates; and OLED lighting products. Its Batteries segment manufactures and supplies batteries for portable media devices comprising laptop computers, camcorders, mobiles, and PDAs, as well as for electric vehicles and energy storage systems. LG Chem, Ltd. was founded in 1947 and is based in Seoul, South Korea.

21,966 Employees
Last Reported Date: 05/29/14
Founded in 1947

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LG Chem, Ltd. Provides Sales Revenue and Capital Expenditure Guidance for the Year 2015

LG Chem, Ltd. provided sales revenue and capital expenditure guidance for the year 2015. For the year, the company is planning to invest as much as KRW 1.79 billion in capital expenditure during 2015, of which new business expansion is expected to involve KRW 730 billion in investments, while research and development expenditure and maintenance is predicted to cost KRW 300 billion and KRW 760 billion, respectively. The company expects its sales revenues to decline slightly by 0.4% year on year to KRW 22.48 trillion, although its energy solutions business is poised to grow at 10.5% year on year to KRW 3.15 trillion this year.

LG Chem, Ltd. Reports Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter Ended December 2014

LG Chem, Ltd. reported earnings results for the fourth quarter ended December 2014. For the quarter, the company's net profit shrank 38.2% year-on-year to KRW 109.4 billion as sales slipped by 4.8%. Sales totaled KRW 5,372 billion and operating profit for the December quarter declined by 26.8% year on year to KRW 231.6 billion. For the whole year, the company generated an operating profit of KRW 1,311 billion, down 24.8% year on year, with sales falling 2.4% to KRW 22,578 billion.

LG Chem, Ltd., Q4 2014 Earnings Call, Jan 26, 2015

LG Chem, Ltd., Q4 2014 Earnings Call, Jan 26, 2015


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