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Company Intelligence: Honam Petrochemical

Honam Petrochemical | Company Information from ICIS


Honam Petrochemical is a South Korean producer of petrochemicals and polymers with its businesses comprising of polyethylene, polypropylene, functional resins and basic petrochemicals and chemicals.


Honam is focusing on its main aim to become a “top tier chemical company in Asia” and to achieve sales of $10bn. It plans to do this by strengthening its existing businesses, extending its overseas business and developing new businesses. The company further states that it is willing to take risks and challenge new ground in order to advance itself.


Honma will build a new growth base by aggressive development of new vision businesses and entering global markets. It will introduce a sales structure tailored to its products as well as management indexes for value creation.


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Key Personnel


Vice chairman and CEO: Dong-bin Shin

Chief executive officer and president: Yeong-il Lee

General executive director: Soo-yeong Huh

Managing director: Jeong-pyo Lee

Director: An-gi Lee

Director: Myeong-cheon Hwang

Director: Tae-hyeon Choi

Director: Kim, Chang-kyu

Director: Won-hoi Kim

Director: Yong-soon Lee

Director: Gyo-hyeon Kim

Director: Jeong-soo Kim

Director: Ja-hyeong Lee

Director: Woo-shin Park

Director: Seong-yeop Oh

Director: Jong-moon Park

Director: Tae-jae Choi




395-67 Lotte Tower Building






Tel: +82 2 829 4114

Fax: +82 2 843 1010 

Honam Petrochemical Company Structure

Honam Petrochemical is a producer of high density polyethylene (HDPE), polypropylene, mono ethylene glycol (MEG), ethylene, propylene, benzene, compound polypropylene, and other petrochemical products, providing plastics, synthetics and basic chemicals. It holds the largest shares in HDPE, polyethylene and MEG in the Korean market.
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Honam Petrochemical Strategy & Financial Highlights

Honam is focusing on its 2005-2014 vision plan entitled “exploring new horizons”. Its main aim is to become a “top tier chemical company in Asia” and to achieve sales of $10bn. Honam plans to do this by strengthening its existing businesses, extending its overseas business and developing new businesses. (Edited from: company presentation and CEO message, company website). ICIS also provides you with key financial data listed in table form. More about Honam Petrochemical Strategy & Financial Highlights


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