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Archroma reinforces its strength management solutions dedicated to packaging and tissue paper with Cartastrength® DST.03

Archroma reinforces its strength management solutions dedicated to packaging and tissue paper with Cartastrength® DST.03. 
(Photo: Archroma)Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, today announced the introduction of its new Cartastrength® DST.03 for stronger packaging and tissue papers and improved stickies management during the production process.

SONGWON Industrial Group announces Financial Results for Q2/2018

SONGWONSONGWON Industrial Group (www.songwon.com) today released its financial results for the second quarter of 2018. The Group achieved consolidated sales of 197,841 Mil. KRW and a gross profit margin of 18.1% (without impact from application of K-IFRS 1115: 19.4%) for Q2/2018 – marking a decrease of 5.5%pts (without impact from application of K-IFRS 1115: 4.2%pts) compared to Q2/2017. In the two quarters of the year, the Group realized consolidated sales of 388,313 Mil. KRW which is a 7.4% increase over the first six months of 2017 (361,707 Mil. KRW).

SONGWON Industrial Group releases Q1/2018 Financial Results

SONGWONSONGWON Industrial Group (www.songwon.com) today released its audited financial results for the first quarter of 2018, ended March 31, 2018. Recording a positive start to the year, the Group achieved sales of 190,472 Mil. KRW, marking an increase in revenue of 8.9% when compared to sales in Q1 of the previous year (Mil. KRW 174,965). During Q1/2018, EBITDA and EBIT margins increased to 12.4% and to 8.1% respectively.

SONGWON reiterates its commitment to the Chinese plastics industry at Chinaplas 2018

SONGWON reiterates its commitment to the Chinese plastics industry at Chinaplas 2018.
(Photo: SONGWON Industrial Co., Ltd.)SONGWON Industrial Group, the second largest manufacturer of polymer stabilizers in the world, is once again exhibiting at this year’s Chinaplas in Shanghai, China (Stand J45 in Hall 8.2H). The company will be showcasing its solutions designed to match industry needs, including light and heat stabilizers, antioxidants, thermoplastic polyurethanes, PVC stabilizers and plasticizers.

SONGWON Industrial Group reports strong sales performance in FY 2017

SONGWONSONGWON Industrial Group (www.songwon.com) today reported its financial results for FY2017. In Q4/2017 ended December 31, 2017, sales continued to grow and SONGWON achieved consolidated revenues of 724.9 Billion KRW with a 4.4% increase year-over-year. Although not reaching the same level as the previous year, the results in 2017 were achieved in a far more challenging environment, demonstrating SONGWON’s resilience and ability to continue to deliver a good performance.

SONGWON begins large scale manufacture of functional monomers in Ulsan, South Korea

SONGWON’s Ulsan team after successful startup of the new DCPD phenol monomer production line.
(Photo: SONGWON Industrial Co., Ltd.)Having started to develop functional monomers about two years ago, SONGWON has now begun bulk manufacture at its production site in Ulsan, South Korea. These monomers provide resins and polymers with special functions, one of the most important being improvement of the physical and chemical properties of the final product. Applications include resins, sealants, adhesives and engineering plastics designed for use in coatings, the automotive sector and electronic packaging.

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