SK Innovation
SK Innovation accelerates hiring at its EV battery site in Georgia
2020.09.22
  SK Innovation today announced it plans to hire more than 1,000 skilled American workers by the end of 2021 as it prepares for initial production at the first of two EV battery plants in Commerce, with the support of the State of Georgia, Jackson County and City of Commerce. In of the largest economic ...
SK Innovation participates in the Korea-China future mobility online forum
2020.09.01
  Future mobility, particularly electric vehicles employing eco-friendly power sources, continue to increase their market shares thanks to technological advancements and policy support from countries around the world and stand at the center of the automotive paradigm shift. Of the recent industrial trends in China, new energy vehicles, which represent electric vehicles, cannot be excluded. ...
SK battery America partners with Georgia Quick Start and Lanier Technical College to train 2,600 jobs
2020.08.03
  SK battery America, a manufacturing facility of SK Innovation Battery Business in the U.S., has signed a partnership agreement with Quick Start and Lanier Technical College in Georgia, U.S. to train 2,600 new jobs on July 30th (local time).   Quick Start is Georgia’s internationally acclaimed economic development program that provides customized workforce training ...
SK Innovation takes over the operatorship of Block 16-2 offshore Vietnam
2020.07.29
  SK Innovation has officially become the operator of Block 16-2 off southern Vietnam after completing the acquisition of 70% equity stake on July 21st. In order to reach this operatorship, previously SK Innovation had signed a Farmout Agreement (FOA) with the Vietnamese state-run company PetroVietnam Exploration Production Corporation (PVEP) in October last year, and ...
Top management of Hyundai Motor visits SK Innovation’s battery factory in Seosan
2020.07.09
  The top management of Hyundai Motor Group, including Hyundai Motor Group Executive Vice Chairman Chung Eui-sun, Head of R&D Division of Hyundai/Kia Motors Albert Biermann, two President of Hyundai Motor Kim Geol and Seo Bo-shin, and President of Hyundai Mobis Park Chung-kook, visited the battery factory of SK Innovation in Seosan, Chungnam, South Korea ...
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, President of SK Battery America Junho ...
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 ...