About Us
About Us
Beyond a chemical company, LG Chem will become a leading science-oriented corporation that creates value for our customers.

LG Chem is a leading chemical company in Korea that has continuously achieved growth through relentless challenges and innovation since its establishment in 1947.​​

From the infrangible facial cream lid to the world’s most advanced batteries,
LG Chem has turned dreams into reality and enriched our lives for 70 years.

Building upon a balanced and globally competitive business portfolio, including petrochemicals, advanced materials, life sciences, and a subsidiary specializing in batteries, LG Chem now endeavors to become one of the top five chemical companies in the world.

“We connect science to life for a better future.”
Beyond a chemical company, LG Chem will become a leading science-oriented corporation that creates value for our customers.

  • Headquarters

    LG Twin Towers,128, Yeoui-daero,
    Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul, South Korea

  • Sales
    (as of 2021)

    KRW 42.6547 trillion

  • Operating Income
    (as of 2021)

    KRW 5.5 trillion

  • Number of Employees
    (as of 2021)

    18,800

    Domestic 13,920
    Overseas 4,880

Hak Cheol (H.C.) Shin
 CEO
LG Chem's promising next-generation growth engines range from battery materials to sustainability to bio-industry.
In the next five years, we aim to rise as a powerful global leader that achieves sales of over 30 trillion won and double-digit profitability.
Business Areas
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Petrochemicals Company
We contribute to industrial development with various world-class petrochemical products.
  • NCC Division
  • PO Division
  • PVC/Plasticizers Division
  • ABS Division
  • Acrylates/SAP Division
  • High Performance Materials Division
  • Catalyst Division
  • CNT Division
Advanced Materials Company
We advance toward the future lifestyle through state-of-the-art high-tech specialty materials.
  • Cathode Material Division
  • Seperator Material Division
  • Engineering Materials Division
  • IT Materials Division
  • Battery Materials Division
  • Semiconductor Materials Division
Life Sciences Company
Improving the quality of our lives through state-of-the-art R&D capabilities.
  • Primary Care Division
  • Specialty Care Division
  • Aesthetic Division