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We, Sewon Chemical Co, Ltd, are a leading producer of unsaturated polyester and vinyl ester resins in South Korea with our 40-plus years of technologies and history, and are well on our way to becoming a significant global player. Sewon’s wide range of Polystar® resins, partly developed in technical partnerships with the global leading makers including CCP and Japan U-Pica, are designed and manufactured to meet our customers’ most demanding applications and the high standards of industry. For the past four decades, Sewon has worked with its customers to deliver highly customized and focused solutions. 

We are one of the three majors in Korea’s UPR/VER/SMC industry (two others are a CCP branch and a DIC-half-shared company) and very stable in finance and technical service. We also are a vendor for the leading global fabricators such as LG Hausys, Hanwha L&C, or Kolon Industries in Korea; and TOTO or Sekisui Aqua in Japan.

Detailed Company Information

  • Company NameSEWON CHEMICAL
  • Business TypeManufacturer
  • Year Established1972
  • LocationSouth Korea
  • Main Markets
  • Total Employees 51-100 People
  • Homepage http://www.sewonchem.co.kr
  • PresidentC.D. SEOL
  • Phone+82-42-623-1800
  • FAX
  • Address
  • Product Category Chemicals > Resin

Additional Introduction

Sewon Chemical is a leading producer of unsaturated polyester and vinyl ester resins in Korea with its 40-plus years of technologies and history, and is well on its way to becoming a significant global player. Sewon’s wide range of corrosion-resistant Polystar® resins, developed in technical partnerships with Japan U-Pica, are designed and manufactured to meet its customers’ most demanding applications and the high standards of industry. For the past four decades, Sewon has worked with its customers to deliver highly customized and focused solutions.


1972  Founded in South Korea

1981  Incorporated as National Chemical Co, Ltd

1984  In partnership with Cook Composites and Polymers for UPR manufacturing

1985  In partnership with Mikuni Color Works(御国色素, Japan) for gelcoat technology

1989  R&D Center opened

1993  Winning of “Jang Young Sil” Award for localizing high-elasticity vinyl ester resins

1995  Acquired Joonglim Chemical and Jebipyo Film to be renamed as Sewon Chemical Co, Ltd

1995  In partnership with Japan U-Pica(日本ユピカ) for UP and VE resins manufacturing technology

1996  Publicly traded on the Korea Stock Exchange(KSE, now KRX)

1996  Certified to ISO 9002

1998  In partnership with Japan U-Pica(日本ユピカ) for BMC manufacturing technology

2002  UPR technology transfer to Revertex, Malaysia

2005  Introduction of Enterprise Resource Planning(ERP) system

2005  Certified to ISO 14001

2009  Selected as an Enterprise with an Excellent Labor-Management Culture by the Ministry of Labor

2013  Achieved Lloyd’s Register cretifications

 

Factory Information

  • Sewon Chemical Co, Ltd169, Daehwa-dong, Daedeok-gu, Daejeon, South KOREA