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History

2010's

2017
  • 12. Investment decision made for the manufacturing facilities of "Transparent PI Film," a core material for foldable display
  • 10. Started to set up a new business center at Nantong plant in China
  • 07. SKC Haas renamed "SKC hi-tech & marketing" as Subsidiary
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  • 05. Opened Gwanghwamun Building Era
  • 03. Launched under the name of SKC Haas and SKC Hi-Tech & Marketing 
  • 02. System House established in India by the joint venture ‘MCNS’​
2016
  • 10. The High value-added polyurethane ‘CMP Pad’ manufacturing plant opened​
  • 06. Subsidiary BIOLAND’s Jeju Lava Seawater cosmetics substance manufacturing plant opened 
  • 06. ​Subsidiary BIOLAND reborn into SK BIOLAND
2015
  • 10. The first in the Republic of Korea with elastic pad Elastomer for high-speed train provided 
  • 09. High value-added polyurethane ‘CMP pad’ business launched 
  • 07. ​Polyurethane-related joint venture ‘MCNS’ established
  • 05. Window film brands ‘SK Skincare Film’ and ‘SK Homecare Film’ released​
2014
  • 10. Acquired the equity of BIOLAND(23.55% in ownership, largest shareholder)​
  • 08. ​High value-added polyurethane ‘Jounce Bumper’ manufacturing plant opened
2013
  • 10. SKC Jiangsu PET film plant opened 
2012
  • 10. Jincheon PET film plant opened 
2011
  • 10. SKC Jiangsu established 
  • 09. SKC INC’s EVA sheet manufacturing plant opened
  • 04. ​Jincheon PV material manufacturing plant opened
  • 04. Optical PET film line opened in Suwon film plant​
2010
  • 05. Joint venture ‘SKW’ founded for PV back sheet​

2000's

2009
  • 12. The world’s first eco-friendly biodegradable film developed Awarded Gold Prize at Korea Technology Awards & named as one of Korea’s Top 10 New Technologies
  • 09. Awarded Jang Young-sil Prize with the world’s first eco-friendly biodegradable film​
2008
  • 09. Eco-friendly PO Production HPPO plant opened for the first time in the world​
  • 06. Joint venture SKC KOLON PI established for Polyimide (PI)
  • 02. ​Took over management rights from Solmics 
2007
  • 11. Film processing business unit split, Joint venture SKC Haas Display Film established 
  • 11. Beijing Polyurethane established 
2005
  • 12. Lithium polymer secondary battery unit split off​
  • 05. An agreement to introduce eco-friendly PO production process (HPPO) signed​
2003
  • 01. ​SKC PET film earned Jang Young-sil Prize
2002
  • 09. Lithium polymer secondary battery approved by the United States Department of Defense
2001
  • 12. SKC PET Film named ‘World-class Product’ by the Ministry of Industry and Energy’​
  • 11. Current chemical division merged with SK EVERTEC​
2000
  • 12. ​Suwon Film Plant obtained ISO14001​
  • 06. Current chemical division won ‘Environmental Management Award’ (SK EVERTEC)​

1990's

1999
  • 10. Georgia PET Film Plant in the U.S. opened
1998
  • 05. CD-RW developed for the first time in Korea
1997
  • 12. Current chemical division (SK Oxy Chemical) earned ISO9001 and won ‘Safety Management Award’​
  • 07. Initial public offering (Korea Stock Exchange)
  • 06. CD-R Plant opened for the first time in the Republic of Korea
  • 03. Awarded ‘Silver Tower Order of Industry’ on Tax Day​
1995
  • 06. 5 magnetic & optical recording media products simultaneously earned ISO9001 for the first time in the Republic of Korea​
1994
  • 09. Current chemical division (Yukong Oxy Chemical) expanded PO (140,000 tons per year)​
  • 09. MiniDisc (MD) developed for the first time in the Republic of Korea​
1993
  • 12. Acquired Sunnyvale Plant of AnaCom, the world’s largest microfilm manufacturer in the U.S.​
  • 06. he film plant obtained ISO9002 for the first time in the Republic of Korea​
  • 05. Laser disc produced for the first time in Korea​
1992
  • 11. Awarded President’s Commendation on Trade Day (50 Million US Dollar Export Tower)​
1991
  • 04. High-tech R&D Institute launched​
  • 03. Current chemical division (Yukong Arco Chemical) started to produce polyol​
  • 01. Current chemical division (Yukong Arco Chemical) started to produce PO (PO/SM engineering)
  • 01. PET film for greenhouse developed​

1980's

1989
  • 12. TTR film developed​
  • 12. Magnetic optical disc developed​
  • 07. SKC America Inc. Metalizing film plant opened
1988
  • 03. Polyimide film developed​
1987
  • 09. Current chemical division (Yukong Arc Chemical) established​
  • 01. Firm renamed from Sunkyung Chemicals to SKC​
1986
  • 11. Compact disc plant opened​
  • 08. SKC America INC. established in New Jersey in the U.S.​
1984
  • 12. 8mm video tape developed
  • 11. 3.5" floppy disk developed​
  • 10. PET film approved by the FDA in the U.S.​
1982
  • 06. 5.25" floppy disk developed​
1981
  • 01. PET film approved by the Underwriters Laboratories (UL) in the U.S.
1980
  • 02. Video tape developed for the fourth time in the world​

1970's

1979
  • 12. Cheonan Film Plant opened​
  • 08. Stamping foil developed​
1978
  • 07. Aluminum metallizing film developed​
  • 06. PET film released for the first time​
  • 05. Suwon Film Plant opened​
1977
  • 12. PET film developed for the first time in Korea​
1976
  • 10. Sunkyung Chemicals founded