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POSCO Affiliates

  • POSCO CHEMICAL

    POSCO CHEMICAL for Customers, POSCO CHEMICAL for the World

    POSCO CHEMICAL specializes in global coal chemicals and carbon materials. POSCO CHEMICAL creates differentiated customer value with market-leading products and services in the field of chemistry and materials. Beginning as Samhwa-Hwasung in 1963, POSCO CHEMICAL has seen stable growth as the nation's top refractory company for more than 50 years. POSCO CHEMICAL continues pursuing new challenges through technology, abundant experience, and creative know-how in basic industrial materials. POSCO's Pohang and Gwangyang Steelworks have provided Korea's largest quick-lime, and have also entered the coal chemistry industry, which is the basis for production in products such as coal tar and crude oil. POSCO CHEMICAL is now a leading company in coal chemistry and carbon materials in the global market, including athode material for secondary batteries, and needle cokes, which are high value-added materials industries.

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  • PMCTECH
  • PMCTECH

    PMCTECH is creating the carbon materials industry of tomorrow.

    PMCTECH is Korea's first premium needle coke manufacturer, established in November, 2012. It was born out of POSCO CHEMICAL's outstanding management infrastructure, Mitsubishi Chemical's world-class technology, and Mitsubishi Corporation's global network marketing. It uses coal tar, a byproduct of the steel making process, as the raw material to produce various high-quality products, creating added value in the basic industrial materials sector, including needle coke, pitch coke, creosote oil, and naphthalene oil through its industry-leading technology and systematic, specialized processes. PMCTECH is contributing to creating customer value through continuous technical innovation and quality improvement with an unwavering spirit, and keeps challenging and innovating with a commitment to creating new value in the future carbon materials industry.

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  • P&O CHEMICAL
  • P&O CHEMICAL

    We will become a global leader in advanced fine chemical materials business.

    P&O Chemical was established in July 2020 in collaboration with POSCO Chemical, a global coal chemical and carbon materials company, and OCI, which provides various chemical products and solutions, including basic chemical products and solar energy and bio businesses. Starting with the "high purity hydrogenperoxide" product, a key material in the semiconductor manufacturing process, we are beginning a new challenge for the global material business in advanced fine chemicals. Based on the stable supply of raw materials from POSCO and the know-how of OCI's specialized technology, P&O aims to contribute to the creation of customer value by leading the global high-tech fine chemical product market through the completion of the production plant in May 2022 and continuous development of technology. Based on the management ideology of "corporate citizens who develop together," we will contribute to the development of related industries through continuous development of advanced chemical materials and create jobs in local communities, thereby contributing to the expansion of national competitiveness.