SK Innovation
SK Innovation Became the World's 5th Largest EV Battery Producer in April
2020.07.01
  According to a report released by research and consulting firm SNE Research on June 16, SK Innovation has made it into the global top 5 EV battery producers as of April 2020. Since its first time being in the top 10 last year, the firm has been showing a fast, upward trend. SK Innovation ...
SK Innovation to Add $940 Million to Expand EV Battery Plant in Georgia, USA
2020.06.26
  SK Innovation has signed to add another 940 million USD investment to expand the EV battery manufacturing plant located in Commerce, Georgia, USA. Governor of Georgia Brian P. Kemp, Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) Commissioner Pat Wilson, Chairman of the Jackson County Board of Commissioners Tom Crow, SK Battery America CEO Junho Hwang ...
SK Innovation's Bold Investments to Expand Battery Business Worldwide
2020.05.14
  SK Innovation decided to continue investing for the future despite the ongoing global economic downturn and the crisis caused by the COVID-19.   | SK Innovation’s decision to invest in its second EV battery plant in the U.S.   On April 28, SK Innovation announced its decision to additionally invest 727 million US dollars ...
SK Innovation Pledges to Support the 10 Guiding Principles of Global Battery Alliance to Build a Sustainable Battery Ecosystem
2020.01.31
  Global Battery Alliance (hereafter “GBA”), an organization counting SK Innovation as its member, has declared the “10 guiding principles for a sustainable battery value chain.”     CEO of SK Innovation, Kim Jun, explained the meaning of the company’s participation in the “GBA’s 10 guiding principles” with a comment included in the declaration of ...
SK Innovation Unveils “SK Inside” - a Leading Technology for Future Mobility at CES 2020
2020.01.02
  SK Innovation will take part in Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2020, the largest household electronics and IT exhibition in the world, held in Las Vegas, USA, from January 7 to 10. As the sole Korean petrochemical firm to take part in CES, SK Innovation will join the SK Group affiliates, such as SK Telecom, ...
The Hidden Story of SK Innovation's Batteries
2019.10.16
  In InterBattery 2019, the largest battery-specialized exhibition in Korea, SK Innovation presented the differentiated competitiveness of battery technology.       SK Innovation attended “InterBattery 2019” held at COEX by the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy for three days from October 16 through 18, and introduced its battery business, the growth engine of ...
Competition Heating over Secure Nickel in the Coming Era of High-Performance Electric Vehicle Battery… SK innovation is One Step Ahead
2019.08.26
  As the share of the nickel in battery cathode materials for electric vehicles is expected more increasing, battery manufacturers are setting out to secure raw materials. In the meantime, SK Innovation is drawing attention for its recent moves.   SK Innovation announced that the company successfully signed a direct contract with a raw material ...
SK Innovation Aiming to Take Lead in Battery Innovation through Developing Recycling Technology
2019.08.22
  SK Innovation is drawing the industry’s attention as it seeks to become the first company to commercialize the technology to retrieve lithium hydroxide (LiOH)(1) from the cathodes of spent batteries of electric vehicles. (1) Lithium hydroxide is more efficient for high-capacity lithium-nickel-manganese-cobalt-oxide (NMC) than lithium carbonate, and its supplies and price volatility may increase ...
SK Innovation CEO Kim Jun Directly Steps in to Attract Global Talents by Hosting the "2019 SK Global Forum" in the US
2019.06.16
  Kim Jun, CEO of SK Innovation, has set out to secure key global talent in the United States.   Kim Jun, CEO of SK Innovation, hosted the 2019 SK Global Forum on June 15 (local time) in Jersey City located near Hudson River in the U.S. eastern state of New Jersey, and met with global talent ...
Beyond Battery Vertical Integration into E-mobility and Energy Solution Businesses “We will dig an oasis for a happy coexistence in the African savanna.”
2019.05.27
■ SK Innovation CEO & President Kim Jun announces “ruthless innovation for a happier future” in press conference – “Negative environmental SV” connected to growth in “Green Balance” for a turning point in further growth ■ Developing e-mobility and energy solution businesses based on globally competitive batteries – New growth industries like battery, material, and ...
SK Innovation Builds Global Competitiveness with its Partners for its Batteries and Materials Businesses
2019.05.22
  SK Innovation is stepping forward for “win-win cooperation with partner companies.” Advancing into the batteries and materials business construction sites, it is expanding globally in the United States, China, and Europe, among others, with small and mid-sized enterprise (SME) Korean partners specializing in plants.   At the same time, the company plans to support ...
SK Innovation Additionally Discovers Crude Oil by Exploring Block 15-1/05 Located in the Sea off Southeastern Vietnam
2019.05.02
  In the process of exploring block 15-1/05 in the sea off southeastern Vietnam, SK Innovation additionally discovered crude oil.   SK Innovation drilled about 4,295 m in depth from early March in block 15-1/05 of Vietnam called the Lac Da Trang (meaning white camel) field. In the process, an oil layer with a total ...