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Kumho Petrochemical Group Achieves 3 More World-class Products
No. 18 Date registered : 2015.12.16
- “Phenolic additives” and “MIBK” ranked No. 1 in the global market
- High-functioning synthetic resin “BPA” ranked No. 5

Seoul, Kumho Petrochemical Group recently added three products to its World-class Products list. With this addition, the list expanded to include 12 top-class products, only 8 products remaining until achieving its “Vision 2020” of 20 top-class products by the year 2020.

 

On the 16th, Kumho Petrochemical Group (Chairman & CEO. Chan-koo Park) announced that Kumho Petrochemical’s phenolic additives, and Kumho P&B’s BPA (synthetic resin) and MIBK (antioxidant)  were certified as World-class Products by the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy.

 

Kumho Petrochemical phenolic additives may increase the life of the polymer product. The primary purpose of the product is to prevent oxidation of the tire and rubber goods. It is used to improve the functionality of the paint and antioxidant effect of light in resin. In particular, the phenolic additives replace the BHT antioxidant and nonylphenol causing harmful environmental hormones, and are widely used for green antioxidant, paint market. Kumho Petrochemical is recorded as the world's No. 1 vendor as a phenol-based additives by 19 percent global market share in 2014.

 

Kumho P&B Chemicals’ BPA (Bisphenol-A) is a white crystalline solid acquired by a catalytic reaction between phenol and acetone. It is used as raw material for high-functioning synthetic resins. Other applications of this product include raw materials for polycarbonate (PC) resin, widely used in home appliances, mobile phones, and auto parts, and epoxy resin for coating materials, insulation materials, and wind generator blades. Kumho P&B Chemicals holds the 5th place in the global BPA market, with a market share of 6.4% as of 2014.

 

Kumho P&B Chemicals’ MIBK (methyl isobutyl ketone) is a type of liquid produced through a catalytic reaction between acetone and hydrogen. Its applications include as an antioxidant for rubber products, paint flux, and semiconductor cleaners. Kumho P&B Chemicals is the global no. 1 MIBK manufacturer that takes up 10.1% of the global MIBK market as of 2014.

 

The World-class Product is organized by the Ministry of Trade and its certification is issued by the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency. World-class Products are selected among products ranked at 5th or higher in the global market with global market shares of 5% or higher, of which global market sales is USD 50 million or higher, or annual export is USD 5 million or higher. 

 

 

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