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SK Innovation Creates Subsidiary to Hire Disabled Persons

SK Innovation Creates Subsidiary to Hire Disabled Persons

SEOUL, Nov. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Innovation Co. signed a memorandum of understanding with the Korea Employment Agency for the Disabled on Tuesday to implement a system of subsidiary businesses for disabled persons. This system recognizes employees with disability, hired by a subsidiary company established for the purpose of hiring disabled persons, as employed [...]

SK Innovation to Invest 1.14 tln Won in U.S. Battery Plant

SK Innovation to Invest 1.14 tln Won in U.S. Battery Plant

SEOUL, Nov. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Innovation Co., South Korea’s top energy-chemical business, said Monday that it will invest 1.14 trillion won (US$1.01 billion) to build an electric vehicle (EV) battery plant in the United States. The company said it has decided to construct the 9.8 gigawatt-hour capacity battery plant in the city of [...]

SK Innovation Mulls Building Car Battery Plants in U.S., Europe

SK Innovation Mulls Building Car Battery Plants in U.S., Europe

SEOUL, Nov. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Innovation Co., a South Korean energy-to-construction conglomerate, said Wednesday that it is considering building electric vehicle battery plants in the United States and Europe to meet growing demand for zero-emissions cars. SK Innovation said up to four unidentified areas have been shortlisted for its first plant in the [...]

SK Innovation Creates Own Media Outlet to Relay Corporate News

SK Innovation Creates Own Media Outlet to Relay Corporate News

SEOUL, Nov. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s largest petrochemical company has set up its own communication channel in the form of an online media business to relay company information and other industry news. SK Innovation Co. stated yesterday it had created SKinno News in response to a need to directly communicate the latest news [...]

SK Innovation and SK E&S Build Large-Scale Energy Storage System in Ulsan

SK Innovation and SK E&S Build Large-Scale Energy Storage System in Ulsan

SEOUL, Nov. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Innovation Co. and SK E&S Co. announced yesterday a ribbon cutting ceremony for a new energy storage system (ESS) at Ulsan Complex (Ulsan CLX), SK’s main production center. An ESS captures energy produced at periods when energy consumption is low for use at a later time when energy [...]

SK Innovation-Sinopec Joint Venture Holds Environmental Campaign in China

SK Innovation-Sinopec Joint Venture Holds Environmental Campaign in China

SEOUL, Oct. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Innovation Co. announced yesterday that a joint venture between subsidiary SK Global Chemical Co. and China’s state-run China Petrochemical Corp., known as Sinopec Group, had held a race aimed at raising environmental awareness in China. A total of 170 company employees participated in the running exercise held at [...]

SK Innovation to Invest 400 bln Won to Build EV Battery Separator Plant in China

SK Innovation to Invest 400 bln Won to Build EV Battery Separator Plant in China

SEOUL, Oct. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Innovation Co., South Korea’s largest refiner by sales, said Sunday that it will invest 400 billion won (US$353.8 million) to build a lithium-Ion battery separator plant in China. The company said it plans to break ground early next year for the plant that will make lithium-ion battery separator [...]

BTS Effect? Sales of Sustainable Bag Worn by Band Member Soar

BTS Effect? Sales of Sustainable Bag Worn by Band Member Soar

SEOUL, Sept. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — The immense popularity of bags upcycled from leather products by social enterprise MORETHAN’s fashion bag brand, “CONTINEW” has been heavily covered by the press after being included on the shelves of JDC Duty Free at Jeju International Airport. Ever since CONTINEW, with support from petrol giant SK Innovation, first [...]