Since it was founded in 1947, LG Chem has grown to become the leader in the chemical industry in Korea. They built a global network for production, sales, and R&D, and have provided globally competitive products such as ABS, polarizers and EV battery cells.
LG Chem’s departments range from Basic Materials & Chemicals business to Energy Solutions, IT and Electronic Materials and recently has expanded its business into Life Science area, building a future-oriented business portfolio. In the long term, they will build the foundation for sustainable growth by selecting and concentrating on the ‘energy’, ‘water’ and ‘bio’ businesses as the new growth engines.
LG Chem is committed to becoming a global company that realizes the vision of “growing with customers by providing innovative materials and solutions” and provides new values to customers.
As part of its Energy Solution department, LG Chem was the first to produce lithium-ion batteries in Korea. Now, they succeed in manufacturing some of the world’s best batteries for portable electronics, electric vehicles, and home/commercial/grid storage.