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LG Chem Buys Turkish Plant in Poland for EV Output Expansion

LG Chem Buys Turkish Plant in Poland for EV Output Expansion

SEOUL, March 3 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Chem Ltd., South Korea’s largest chemicals company, said Tuesday it has acquired a Turkish television assembly factory in Poland for US$31.4 million to expand its plant for electric vehicle (EV) batteries. LG Chem signed the deal with Turkish electronics and appliance maker Vestel last month, a company official [...]

DuPont to Invest US$28 mln in S. Korea to Build Material Production Line

DuPont to Invest US$28 mln in S. Korea to Build Material Production Line

SEOUL, Jan. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — U.S.-based chemical firm Dupont on Thursday announced its plan to invest US$28 million in South Korea to build a production line for photoresist, which can potentially help Asia’s No. 4 economy reduce its dependence of the key industrial material on Japan amid their trade spat. Under the project, Rohm [...]

Samsung Confirms Additional $8 bln Investment into Xian-based Chip Plant

Samsung Confirms Additional $8 bln Investment into Xian-based Chip Plant

SEOUL, Dec. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. will invest an additional US$8 billion into its memory chip plant in Xian, China, officials confirmed Thursday, as the South Korean tech giant further expands its presence in the world’s second largest economy. According to Chinese media and Xian’s municipal government, Kang Bong-yong, a Samsung Electronics [...]

LG Electronics Buys into U.S. Laundry Startup

LG Electronics Buys into U.S. Laundry Startup

SEOUL, Nov. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s LG Electronics Inc. said Friday it recently purchased a stake in U.S. laundry startup Washlava and supplied it with washing machines and dryers. LG Electronics, however, didn’t disclose the level of its interest in the Tampa-based company, which operates smartphone-exclusive laundromats, or the amount invested. The electronics [...]