Tag: LG Chem

LG Chem announces 50,000 ton Hydrogen project for 2024 with circular CO2

LG Chem announces 50,000 ton Hydrogen project for 2024 with circular CO2

June 20, 2022 |

In South Korea, LG Chem said it will construct a plant in Daesan, Korea, with the capacity to produce 50,000 tons of hydrogen annually by Q2 2024. This plant will be the first LG Chem site to produce pure hydrogen, apart from those earned as off-gases. The new plant employs technology which converts methane to […]

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LG Chem partners with GS EPS to build sustainable future with biomass power plant

LG Chem partners with GS EPS to build sustainable future with biomass power plant

June 13, 2022 |

In South Korea, LG Chem signed a Letter of Intent with GS EPS, South Korea’s leading green energy supplier, to collaborate on a biomass-based ecofriendly energy project – constructing a joint biomass power plant to produce industrial steam and electricity with waste woods by 2025. Attended by key stakeholders including LG Chem’s petrochemical business head […]

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LG Chem and GS Caltex sign bioplastics pact

LG Chem and GS Caltex sign bioplastics pact

November 29, 2021 |

In South Korea, LG Chem and GS Caltex have signed a joint development deal for a fermentation-based production process for hydroxypropionic acid (3HP).   The goal is to accelerate 3HP development by combining LG Chem’s fermentation know-how with GS Caltex’s process facility technologies. The 3HP will be produced using glucose or glycerol. The two companies […]

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Blood buildings, mushroom mania, lab-grown coffee, ADM, LG Chem, Ginkgo Bioworks news, and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of September 24th

Blood buildings, mushroom mania, lab-grown coffee, ADM, LG Chem, Ginkgo Bioworks news, and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of September 24th

September 23, 2021 |

Using astronaut blood to build infrastructure on Mars sounds like part of a sci-fi movie but researchers are working on doing just that thanks to a protein in human blood and an acid in human urine that can bind to Mars dust to create a material strong enough to build infrastructure. In today’s Digest, there’s […]

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LG Chem and TK Chemical to produce biodegradable plastics

LG Chem and TK Chemical to produce biodegradable plastics

September 21, 2021 |

In South Korea, LG Chem will team up with TK Chemical to produce biodegradable plastics. LG Chem announced that it signed the MOU for Eco-friendly Biodegradable Materials (PBAT) and Business Cooperation with TK Chemical, a subsidiary of the Samla Midas (SM) Group. PBAT (Poly Butylene Adipate-co-Terephthalate) is a petroleum-based synthetic plastic that degrades quickly through […]

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LG Chem signs agreement with Danusk Industrial to develop HVO JV

LG Chem signs agreement with Danusk Industrial to develop HVO JV

September 2, 2021 |

In South Korea, LG Chem announced that it had signed a Heads of Agreement for the establishment of a hydro-treated vegetable oil joint venture with Dansuk Industrial. The two companies will sign the definitive agreement in the first quarter of next year and aim to complete the construction of the production plant by 2024. This […]

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Lab-fermented chocolate, coffee cookie cups, Apeel Sciences raises $250M, LG Chem to build $2.2 bio-buildings and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of August 27th

Lab-fermented chocolate, coffee cookie cups, Apeel Sciences raises $250M, LG Chem to build $2.2 bio-buildings and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of August 27th

August 26, 2021 |

Chocolate without the cocoa bean? We’ve covered beef without the cow, dairy without the cow, pork without the pig, lab-grown lamb and fish, bioprinted meat, even food made out of thin air. But now we’ve got a no-cocoa chocolate in an effort to address the climate, child labor and human rights concerns surrounding the cocoa […]

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LG Chem plans $2.2 billion green materials complex

LG Chem plans $2.2 billion green materials complex

August 23, 2021 |

In South Korea, LG Chem is investing ₩2.6 trillion ($2.2 billion) to build an eco-friendly materials production complex, including manufacturing using biobased raw materials.  The facility at Seosan will include 10 production plants, all set to come online by 2028. Products will include poly butylene adipate-co-terephthalate, a material that breaks down in nature via oxygen, […]

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LG Chem mass produces and exports world’s first bio-balanced Super Absorbent Polymer

LG Chem mass produces and exports world’s first bio-balanced Super Absorbent Polymer

August 4, 2021 |

In South Korea, LG Chem announced it mass-produced the world’s first ‘Bio-balanced’ SAP (Super Absorbent Polymer) that received ISCC Plus international certification and shipped its first exports. Bio-balanced SAP refers to SAP attributed to renewable raw materials such as waste and residue oils and fats it is a product that received ISCC Plus certification from ISCC, […]

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Who’s in Hot Water, Cold Water, and Who’s Just Right?: Mitsubishi, Monolith Materials, Codexis, Casdin, LG Chem, Neste, Wells Fargo, EPA, NXTLEVVEL, Elementis, Growth Energy, US National Labs, Ginkgo Bioworks in the news

Who’s in Hot Water, Cold Water, and Who’s Just Right?: Mitsubishi, Monolith Materials, Codexis, Casdin, LG Chem, Neste, Wells Fargo, EPA, NXTLEVVEL, Elementis, Growth Energy, US National Labs, Ginkgo Bioworks in the news

December 2, 2020 |

Who’s in Hot Water? Some of the Usual Suspects get into the usual trouble. We note that EPA missed the 2021 Renewable Volume Obligation deadline, and Growth Energy threatens a lawsuit. Really. We get tired of reporting on the industry having to (almost annually) sue the government to compel compliance to the law. It’s a […]

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