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[Card News] Functional Polymer, the green plastic
2022.05.03
  While environmental pollution caused by single-use plastics is getting worse day by day, the need for plastics is also growing due to modern lifestyles. Producing materials that are both high-functional and green materials, thus, becomes an essential challenge to petrochemical companies.   Taking the lead in the industry of manufacturing packaging material, SK Functional ...
[Interview] Leader of Packaging Green Solution Squad Park So-young talks about the eco-friendly ice packs co-developed by SK Geo Centric
2022.04.22
▲ Park So-young, Leader of Packaging Green Solution Squad, Packaging Division, SK Geo Centric   SK Geo Centric has recently launched an ice pack made up of recycled resin through joint development with “Market Kurly”, a Korean online shopping mall for fresh food distribution, which is famous for early morning delivery, for environmentally-friendly packaging materials. ...
SK Geo Centric making equity investment into PureCycle Technologies to expand plastic recycling business
2022.03.15
■ SK Geo Centric made equity investment worth KRW 68 billion into PureCycle Technologies, specialized in advanced recycling and ultra-pure polypropylene (PP) extraction ■ SK Geo Centric participated in PureCycle Technologies’s private equity capital raise as a strategic partner, accelerating the establishment of the circular economy for plastics in Korea, China, and the Southeast Asian ...
SK Geo Centric and Aekyung Industrial apply mono-material packaging to contribute to circular economy for plastics
2022.02.17
■ SK Geo Centric and Aekyung Industrial made the first outcome in “cooperation on establishing eco-friendly plastic ecosystem” by applying mono-material packaging to popular detergent brand “Spark” – Changing composite-material to mono-material packaging, expecting to reduce “more than 1.7 tons of carbon emission per year” by increasing the recycling rate ■ SK Geo Centric determined to “accelerate Waste ...
【 专访 】2022年,Financial Story实行元年之际,近距离采访SK Innovation旗下子公司CEO ③ SK Geo Centric CEO 罗庚秀 “发展塑料循环经济,实现Waste & Carbon Zero”
2022.02.08
▲ SK Geo Centric罗庚秀社长   SKinno News就 “提前揭秘SK Innovation的2022” 专题对SK Innovation旗下子公司CEO进行了深入采访,进一步探讨各子公司的CEO在Financial Story实行元年的构想与规划。受访的所有CEO一致表示“将通过实行Financial Story,构建未来全新的60年。”SK Geo Centric CEO 罗庚秀表示,“今年,将是我们筹备已久的所有战略与计划付诸实施的一年,请各位多多关注为实现Waste & Carbon Zero不懈努力的SK Geo Centric。”   Q1. 2021年,为了体现向绿色化工公司转型发展的意志,公司更名为SK Geo Centric,寓意“心系地球”的理念,同时发布了“Green for Better Life”的公司愿景,在2022新的一年里有什么新的计划吗?   一直以来,SK Geo Centric在韩国经济发展的原动力——石油化工产业始终发挥着引领作用,这也一直让我们引以为傲。面对追求碳中和与绿色发展的ESG新时代,我们以公司长久深厚的底蕴与实力,率先迈出了新的步伐。在2021年,为了体现“心系地球”的理念、向绿色化工公司转型发展的意志,将公司更名为SK Geo Centric,同时也向公司各利益相关方就公司的Financial Story进行了详细地说明。   SK Geo Centric不断为人类生活提供便利的同时,作为威胁地球环境的塑料原料的生产方,我们同样希望肩负起自身的责任。为此,我们通过全盘业务规划的变革,提出了“到2027年,SK Geo Centric实现生产的塑料按量全部再回收利用,力争2050年之前达成Carbon Net Zero、最终实现“Waste & Carbon Zero”这一具有挑战性的目标。今年,作为绿色化工公司转型发展的重要一年,我们将全面推进三大化学回收利用技术、不断加大绿色产品的生产,进一步提升公司战略的可视化。同时,我们也肩负着要将SK Geo Centric打造成世界第一的绿色化工公司的重任。   Q2. 全球都在加强环境监管,也日益关注塑料的再回收利用问题。能否为我们深入讲解一下什么是SK Geo Centric的“Waste & Carbon Zero”战略? ...
[Interview] SK Innovation executives talk about plans in 2022, the first year of Financial Story execution ③ SK Geo Centric CEO Na Kyung-soo: "We will achieve Waste & Carbon Zero through the plastic circular economy"
2022.02.06
▲ CEO of SK Geo Centric Na Kyung-soo   In the third interview with SK Innovation executives to talk about how the company will take actions in 2022, the first year of Financial Story execution, we have met Na Kyung-soo, CEO of SK Geo Centric. Let’s check the content below to see how SK Geo ...
Following SK Geo Centric to visit global partners ② PureCycle Technologies
2022.01.11
▲ Mike Otworth, CEO of PureCycle Technologies (left) posed for a photo with Na Kyung-soo, CEO of SK Geo Centric (right) at PureCycle Technologies’ facility in the U.S. during SKGC’s North American tour in November 2021.   SK Geo Centric (SKGC) is presenting a plan for the circular plastic ecosystem, taking the lead in providing ...
SK Geo Centric and PureCycle announce location of Asia’s first polypropylene recycling plant
2022.01.10
■ SKGC and PureCycle announced that Ulsan, South Korea will be the location of the first polypropylene recycling plant in Asia. ■ SKGC conducted extensive research and technical due diligence into PureCycle’s technology, which is designed to produce ultra-pure recycled plastic from polypropylene waste. PureCycle’s technology combined with SKGC’s expertise in polypropylene production and marketing, ...
SK Geo Centric forms a JV with Tokuyama to produce and sell high purity IPA for semiconductor cleaners
2021.12.29
■ SKGC and Tokuyama to establish a joint venture to produce/sell high purity IPA, cleaner for semiconductor/LCD manufacturing – Invest KRW 120 billion with 50:50 shareholding rate, expect to see an upturn in IPA demand fueled by the expansion of the semiconductor market – Anticipate synergy between Tokuyama’s technological competitiveness and SKGC’s raw material supply, ...
Following SK Geo Centric to visit global partners ① Loop Industries
2021.12.23
▲ Daniel Solomita, CEO of Loop Industries (left), and Na Kyung-soo, CEO of SK Geo Centric (right) posed for a commemorative photo at Loop Industrics’ facility during SKGC’s North America tour in November 2021 SK Geo Centric is proposing a roadmap for a circular plastics ecosystem through its global partnering, paving the way to give a ...
SK Geo Centric and Kolon Industries launch eco-friendly biodegradable plastic PBAT
2021.12.22
■ SK Geo Centric to commercialize PBAT, a plastic material degradable in nature, with Kolon Industries ■ PBAT is expected to have a wide range of applications in eco-friendly packaging due to its fast decomposition and flexibility ■ SK Geo Centric pledges to accelerate its “Carbon to Green” strategy by increasing sales of eco-friendly products. ...
HCPP produced by SK Geo Centric's patented technology successfully landed in SINOPEC-SK Petrochemical
2021.12.21
▲ Produced Highly Crystalline Polypropylene   SK Geo Centric and SINOPEC-SK Petrochemical reached a business cooperation agreement on HCPP product on August 30, 202. SK Geo Centric officially authorized the patented technology of HCPP products to SINOPEC-SK Petrochemical, and successfully introduced SK’s patented products BX3500, BX3800, BX3900, BX3920, and BX3950 into SINOPEC-SK Petrochemical. Since the ...