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Lifetime Value Creator The history of LOTTE CHEMICAL is of a pioneer in the petrochemical industry
and a leader in the development of Korea’s heavy chemical industry
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2000'S Dedicated to business diversification and managerial efficiency, LOTTE CHEMICAL takes up the challenges facing today's world and the future.
  • 2016's
    April
    Acquired SDI Chemicals (Lotte Advanced Materials)
    December
    Acquired Samsung Fine Chemicals (Lotte Fine Chemical)
  • 2015's
    December
    Completed Uzbekistan Gas Project 2015. 10 Completed Uzbekistan Gas Project
  • 2013's
    December
    received a trophy marking the company’s achievement of $6 billion in exports. 2012. 12 Images of the merger of KP Chemical and new LOTTE CHEMICAL moniker
  • 2012's
    December
    Merged KP Chemical and changed corporate name to LOTTE CHEMICAL 2012. 12 Images of the merger of KP Chemical and new LOTTE CHEMICAL moniker
    March
    Completed the GE Project
  • 2011's
    February
    Established US subsidiary HPM Alabama Corporation 2011. 02 Image of the establishment of US subsidiary HPM Alabama Corporation
    January
    Established Honam Mitsui Chemical Corporation 2011.01 Image of the establishment of Honam Mitsui Chemical Corporation
  • 2010's
    October
    Acquired DACC Aerospace Co., Ltd.
    July
    Acquired Titan Chemical Corp., in Malaysia
  • 2009's
    June
    Acquired Sambark Co., Ltd./Sambark LFT Co., Ltd.
    January
    Acquired Lotte Daesan petrochemical corp.
  • 2008's
    December
    Launched commercial PC manufacturing
    March
    Acquired HowTech co.
  • 2006's
    August
    Honam petrochemical corp. entered into a MOU on establishing
    MMA,PMMA joint venture with Mitsubishi Rayon, Japan.
  • 2004's
    November
    Acquired KP Chemical
  • 2003's
    June
    Acquired Hyundai Petrochemical 2nd Complex
    May
    3AS plant, Formed LG Chemical & HPC Consortium
    May
    Completed steam supply and power plant
  • 2001's
    November
    Completed revamping of Naphtha Cracking Center and BTX plant, expansion of the 3rd PP plant
    February
    Launched operation of MMA plant