We are advancing the future with specialty materials, the culmination of our groundbreaking technologies.
With a focus on the market and customers, our specialty material products are increasingly advancing their competitive edge.
LG Chem is expeditious in our development of top quality materials for rechargeable batteries, the IT industry, and the automotive industry that are instrumental in the e-Mobility and sustainability trends. We are also focusing on capacity building to provide differentiated value to customers.
Sales
3.5KRW trillion
2019
3.6KRW trillion
2020
6KRW trillion
2021
  • 2000 Entered the information and electronic materials market
    Developed phosphors for PDP for the first time in Korea
    Began to mass-produce LCD polarizers
  • 2003 Established IT&E Manufacturing Subsidiary
    in Nanjing, China
  • 2006 Commercialized battery materials business
    (cathode materials and electrolytes)
  • 2016 Acquired GSEM,
    cathode material maker
  • 2018 Established a joint venture production corporation in China
    (precursors and cathode materials)
  • 2019 Launched the Advanced
    Materials Company
  • 2021 Commercialized the battery separator business
    (Acquired LG Electronics’ separator division and
    established LG-Toray joint venture in Hungary)
Major industries
Engineering Material Engineering Material
IT Materials IT Materials
Cathode Materials Cathode Materials
RO Filter RO Filter
Semiconductor Materials Semiconductor Materials
Separator Materials Separator Materials
Future Growth Engine
  • Next-generation display Advanced materials for OLED TV and foldable smartphones
  • New mobility High-efficiency cathode materials for rechargeable batteries in electric vehicles and IT devices Interior, exterior, and parts materials for lightweight automobiles
  • Sustainability Post-consumer recycled(PCR) plastics Bio-based materials
Division
Automotive Automotive
Smartphone Smartphone
Battery Battery