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Hyundai Mobis to Invest $50 mln in U.S. Auto Sensor Firm

Hyundai Mobis to Invest $50 mln in U.S. Auto Sensor Firm

SEOUL, Oct. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Mobis Co., South Korea’s biggest auto parts maker, said Wednesday it will invest US$50 million in a U.S. light detection and ranging (LiDAR) company for autonomous driving technologies. Hyundai Mobis has recently partnered with Velodyne Lidar, a world-leading LiDAR sensors provider, in order to mass-produce Level 3 autonomous [...]

BEANPOLE Eyes Global Expansion Through Brand Renewal

BEANPOLE Eyes Global Expansion Through Brand Renewal

SEOUL, Oct. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung C&T Corp., a construction and fashion unit of Samsung Group, said Tuesday that it aims to accelerate the global expansion of its fashion brand BEANPOLE through renewal efforts. Celebrating its 30th anniversary, BEANPOLE announced its renewal move to rebrand as a “heritage” brand that embraces South Korea’s unique [...]

SK Global Chemical to Acquire Arkema’s Functional Polyolefins Business for 335 mln Euros

SK Global Chemical to Acquire Arkema’s Functional Polyolefins Business for 335 mln Euros

SEOUL, Oct. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Global Chemical Co., a chemical affiliate of South Korea’s energy giant SK Innovation Co., said Tuesday it will acquire French chemical firm Arkema S.A.’s functional polyolefins business for 335 million euros (US$369 million) in the latest move to boost its packaging business. SK Global Chemical said the acquisition [...]

Samsung to Spend 13 tln Won to Upgrade Panel Making Lines

Samsung to Spend 13 tln Won to Upgrade Panel Making Lines

SEOUL, Oct. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Display Co., a major display panel maker here, said Thursday it will invest 13.1 trillion won (US$10.9 billion) by 2025, to upgrade its liquid crystal display (LCD) production facilities and produce more advanced displays amid a slump and increased competition. Panel makers here, including its large local rival [...]

Samsung Electronics Likely to Report 60.2 pct Plunge in Q3 Operating Profit

Samsung Electronics Likely to Report 60.2 pct Plunge in Q3 Operating Profit

SEOUL, Sept. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co., the world’s largest maker of memory chips and smartphones, is likely to report a 60.2 percent plunge in its third-quarter operating profit, hit by continuing falls in chip prices, an industry report showed Sunday. According to the report by Seoul-based financial market tracker FnGuide, Samsung is [...]

Samsung Set to Spend 13 tln Won on Display Plant in S. Korea

Samsung Set to Spend 13 tln Won on Display Plant in S. Korea

SEOUL, Sept. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Group is planning to announce a massive investment plan next month to upgrade its display panel production facilities in South Korea, industry sources said Tuesday, as the nation’s largest conglomerate seeks to enhance profitability in the large display business with its latest technologies. Samsung is expected to unveil [...]