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Kolon Industries and SK Global Chemical to launch decomposing biodegradable plastic PBAT product in Q3 2021
2021.04.07
■ PBAT sample products will be developed in the first half of this year, fully biodegradable PBAT products will be officially launched in Q3 ■ Two companies signed a strategic partnership in Seoul, Korea on the 7th, aiming to carry out eco-friendly biodegradable product business ■ Kolon provides PBAT producing technology and facility operation know-hows; ...
[ESG partners] Inobus, a young startup that improves waste recycling with innovative tech
2021.03.17
  An interview with Jang Jin-hyuk, CEO of Inobus, one of the three winners of the Environmental Social Business Discovery Contest selected by SK Innovation in 2020. Inobus’ homepage: http://www.inobus.co.kr/     Q1. First of all, we are always curious about the company’s name. So please tell us what Inobus means and how you started ...
SK综合化学在中国建设环保高端包装新材料的生产基地
2021.03.14
■ SK综合化学与卫星石化携手共同在中国连云港建设高端包装新材料工厂 – 投资规模约 1.63亿美元,年产4万吨EAA产品 ■ SK综合化学布局中国EAA生产基地,构筑美国,欧洲,亚洲全球三大生产基地格局 ■ SK综合化学CEO罗庚秀指出,“此次投资再次拓展了公司的绿色环保事业,也是为追求Financial Story的又一实质性举措”   SK Innovation旗下全资子公司SK综合化学为追求以绿色环保ESG经营为目标的Financial Story,积极拓展绿色环保高端包装新材料事业,又迈出了新步伐。   11日,SK综合化学与卫星石化签署了EAA项目投资合作协议。合资公司由SK综合化学与卫星石化分别以60%与40%的比例共同出资设立,投资总额约为1.63亿美元,将以EAA生产销售为主营业务,双方期待依托SK综合化学的EAA生产技术与卫星石化稳定的乙烯供应能力为基础,率先布局中国乃至亚洲市场,共同开创更为广阔的合作前景。   SK综合化学于2017年从美国陶氏受让EAA技术,并计划在以中国为中心的新兴国家拓展高端包装新材料事业。此次为SK综合化学继美国德克萨斯、西班牙塔拉戈纳之后,在中国连云港的第三个全球生产基地。就此,SK综合化学成功实现美国、欧洲、中国三地EAA生产基地布局。   SK综合化学表示,“由于近年来中国等亚洲新兴国家对EAA材料的需求大幅增加,此次战略投资旨在提前布局以中国为中心的亚洲新兴国家高附加值化工产品市场。随着中国配送物流需求的急速增长,生鲜包装材料市场也不断扩大,SK综合化学运用环保包装技术的EAA产品在生鲜包装材料市场备受青睐。   连云港作为中国七大石化产业基地之一,正大力开发新型绿色化工园区,是中国最具发展潜力的化工产业基地。SK综合化学此次进驻连云港,旨在将连云港地区打造为抢占亚洲高附加值包装材料市场的桥头堡,并将不断拓展,以期发展成为SK综合化学的绿色环保化学新材料中心。   SK综合化学CEO罗庚秀表示:“此次投资是为追求More Green, Less Carbon为核心Financial Story的又一实质性举措,也是为了加速拓展公司的绿色环保高端包装事业,加紧构筑塑料循环经济体系。SK综合化学率先布局全球高端包装材料市场的同时,将不断拓展从生产到回收再利用的循环利用领域事业,从而构建更完整的环保材料生态体系。”   EAA产品需求展望 EAA是具有高附加值的粘结性聚合物,主要作为铝箔纸等包装材料的粘合剂使用。包括EAA在内的多层包装材料市场规模截至2020年达到32.7万吨,预计至2030年将达到43.9万吨,年均需求增长约10,000吨。其中,多层包装及无菌包装材料占整个EAA市场的75%,是EAA需求的主要增长点,特别是新冠疫情之后,中国与其他新兴国家为主的绿色环保化工产品的需求不断加大,预计还将持续增长。   卫星石化(Satellite) 卫星石化是全球领先的丙烯酸生产商,是国内少数具备全产业链的丙烯酸及酯、高分子乳液和功能性高分子材料的规模化生产商之一。坚持C2、C3双产业链布局,不断推进技术创新与服务创新,致力于成为中国最好的专注于技术与服务的多元化化工企业。   [参考] EAA   [参考] SK综合化学的全球EAA生产基地   [照片] (第一): SK综合化学 CEO 罗庚秀(左)和卫星集团董事长 杨卫东(右) (第二): SK综合化学中国投资管理室长蔡连春(左起第三位), 连云港 徐圩新区管理委员会主任 赵厚峰 (左起第四位), 卫星集团董事长 杨卫东(左起第五位)和其他代表出席了3月11日的谅解备忘录签署仪式。 ...
Marine Innovation released new eco-friendly plates made of seaweed
2021.03.02
  Marine Innovation(http://eng.marineinv.com/), a social venture supported by SK Innovation, has officially launched new eco-friendly plates made of seaweed by-products.   With two types of design, the recently launched plates of Marine Innovation will be supplied to hotels, resorts, and restaurants, which have high demand for these products. Marine Innovation’s eco-friendly food containers are expected ...
Marine Innovation won an award at WorldStar Packaging Awards 2021 with eco-friendly egg tray
2021.02.10
  Marine Innovation, a social venture supported by SK Innovation, has announced that its eco-friendly egg tray made of seaweed by-products won a special award at WorldStar Global Packaging Awards 2021.   The WorldStar Global Packaging Awards is an annual world competition held by the World Packaging Organization (WPO) to promote the technological development of ...
SK IE Technology, the first in Korea to run factories with 100% eco-friendly power
2021.02.09
■ First Korean business to use renewable energy for the entire electricity required at the factory ■ Considering gradual implementation for overseas factories in the future…Signed up to join “RE100” last November ■ Following the powerful drive of ESG that “does good to the environment,” implemented preemptively on non-regulatory areas as well   SK IE ...
SK Innovation's first PR campaign in 2021: "Accelerate Korea to the K-Green"
2021.01.22
SK Innovation has revealed its first corporate PR campaign in 2021 under the theme of “K-Green”, which indicates the going-green target of Korea. This campaign shows the company’s strong will to achieve Green Balance 2030, the key growth strategy through deep change of SK Innovation.   As in K-Pop or K-Drama, through this new corporate ...
SK Global Chemical and Cleanwrap introduced jointly developed eco-friendly wrap
2020.11.26
  SK Global Chemical, a chemical business subsidiary of SK Innovation, and Cleanwrap Co., Ltd, a Korean food packaging company, announced that they have successfully developed eco-friendly wraps for commercial use.   On November 26th, SK Global Chemical and Cleanwrap introduced their jointly developed “Eco-friendly PE (Polyethylene) wrap for commercial use” at the Headquarter of ...
SK Global Chemical held 2020 Korea Eco-friendly Packaging Forum
2020.11.23
  SK Global Chemical – a subsidiary of SK Innovation, the Korean Packaging Society, along with other private, public, and academic institutions related to the packaging industry gathered for the establishment of ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) in the packaging industry by building a resource circulation economy via reduction of packaging waste.   | 2020 ...
SK Innovation shows Green Mobility technologies at 2020 Green New Deal Expo
2020.10.28
  After receiving much attention at InterBattery 2020, SK Innovation once again got a chance to show its technologies at 2020 Green New Deal Expo, which is taking place at Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP), Seoul, Korea from October 28th to 30th.     Hosted by the Korean National Assembly Hydrogen Economy Forum, 2020 Green New Deal Expo gathers ...
[Management Insight] CEO of SK Lubricants: “Make It Move, Make It Green – We’ll transform into an Eco-Oriented Global Company”
2020.10.19
  SK Lubricants has reinforced its ESG(1) practice and established its vision slogan “Make It Move, Make It Green” through a contest within the company in accordance with our Green Balance management strategy. This means that we will make all objects keep moving, which is the basic role of the lubricants and, moreover, make them ...
[Card News] Petrochemicals hidden under the road
2020.10.05
  Have you ever driven on a road only made from rocks and soil, or mud, and wish that every road is as good as a highway? Do you feel the soft road beneath your footsteps when you go jogging around the park near your house? The advancement of the petrochemical industry nowadays has made ...