SK Global Chemical Company Ulsan Complex is an active petrochemical complex located in Ulsan-gwangyoksi, South Korea. The complex started commercial operations in 1970 and currently has an active annual capacity of 6.29mtpa. Its capacity is expected to remain the same as 6.29mtpa in 2030. The plants in this complex are operated by SK Global Chemical and SK Chemicals.

Key Products Capacity – SK Global Chemical Company Ulsan Complex, 2020

Key products produced in this complex include xylenes, propylene, toluene, ethylene, benzene etc.

Xylenes and propylene account for major capacity share i.e., 16.4% of the total annual capacity of the complex with 1.03mtpa each.

About SK Global Chemical

SK Global Chemical Co., Ltd. is a manufacturer of chemical for petrochemical industry.

The company offers a range of products from raw and supplementary materials essential in numerous industries, such as for paints, ballpoint pens, contact lenses, cosmetics and detergents, to advanced materials for automobiles, electric appliances and communications devices. Its olefin division produces basic oils such as ethylene and propylene for petrochemical products.

Its polymer division offers linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE), high-density polyethylene (HDPE) and polypropylene (PP). The Performance Rubber Division produces EPDM, a high value-added synthetic rubber that possesses outstanding resistance to foul weather, heat and corrosive ozone and therefore is ideally suited as an automotive component. The company’s performance rubber division produces ethylene propylene diene monomer (EPDM) rubber suited as an automotive component.

In addition, the aromatics division supplies a variety of industrial chemicals such as benzene, toluene, xylene, para-xylene and styrene monomer.

About SK Chemicals

SK Chemicals Co Ltd (SK Chemicals) is a provider of chemical and pharmaceutical products. The company offers pharmaceutical drugs to treat erectile dysfunction, arthritis, peptic ulcer, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), cancer and to improve blood circulation. It manufactures green chemicals such as polyesters, biomaterials and high-performance resins. SK Chemicals also offers an erectile dysfunction treatment, Mvix, and film-type erectile dysfunction treatment, MvixS in It serves to automotive, chemicals, building and construction, energy, packaging, industrial manufacturing, sports and consumer goods sectors. The company has operations in the US, Germany, China, Japan and Singapore. SK Chemicals is headquartered in Seongnam, Gyeonggi-do, Seoul, South Korea.


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