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R&D

Since Hyosung established the first private R&D center affiliated with a corporation in Korea in 1971, the company has developed five of the world’s best products and many other world-class products and brands in textiles, industrial materials, chemicals, power&industrial systems, and information&communication fields, wielding a profound effect on the lives of people. Globally competitive technical competence, experience in and passion for R&D, and an unquenchable thirst for challenges will enable Hyosung to open up a new world of technology with the spirit of a pioneer.

Research Areas

  • Polymerization/
    synthesis technology

  • Spinning/
    elongation technology

  • Catalyst/
    process technology

  • Film-forming technology

  • Coating processing technology

  • Compounding technology

Award Winning History

  • Technology Awards 2012 Won the Silver Award at the 2012 Korea Technology Awards(for developing TAC film for LCDs)
  • Won the IR 52 Jang Young Sil Award 2012 2012 high efficiency platinum catalyst for propane dehydrogenation reaction
  • Won the World Class Award 2005 Named a World Class Product of Korea in 2005(PP-based ultra high-pressure pipe resin for hot and cold water pipes)
  • Acquired the NET Mark 2003 Developed PP composition suitable for medical containers in 2003

Key Developments

  • 2017
    • Develops transparent PP grade with high impact resistance
    • Develops POK flat membrane module manufacturing technology
    • Develops PK grade for pipe fittings
    • Develops PK grade for abrasion resistant gear
    • Develops PET film for LCD composite sheets
  • 2016
    • Develops PPR long-term pressure resistance differentiated product
    • Develops CD conduit grade for winter
    • Develops POK industrial pumping tube grade
    • AMC material acquires Hollow Fiber Membrane certification
  • 2015
    • Develops high flexibility, high impact resistance POK compound
  • 2014
    • Develops PP for high-speed injection
    • Develops high modulus, flame retardant POK compound
    • Develops POK flat membrane high temperature water treatment application process
  • 2013
    • Develops GF-PPR
    • Develops and commercialized new material polyketone, the first of its kind in the world
    • Develops VA phase difference film
    • Develops ultra wide TAC film
    • Develops PET film for LCD diffuser plates
    • Develops transparent conductive film for touchscreens
  • 2012
    • Develops high gloss, high rigidity PP
    • Develops TAC film for 3D FPR
    • Develops NY film for rechargeable batt+G121ery cell pouches
    • Develops low haze AG film for TVs
  • 2011
    • Develops eco-friendly polarizer protective film technology
    • Develops antireflection film for TV
  • 2010
    • Develops high added value PP grade for electronic materials
    • Develops thin film for laptops
  • 2009
    • Transparent PP grade for LCD protective film
    • High density catalyst for propane dehydration
    • Anisotropic conductive film(ACF) normal grade for small LCDs
    • Heat resistant/biaxially-oriented adhesive NY film
  • 2007
    • ILC PET film for windows
  • 2005
    • High purity fluorine gas
  • 2004
    • Catalyst for polymerization of polypropylene
  • 2003
    • Medical PP chip
  • 2002
    • Polyester Film
  • 2001
    • Resin for nylon film
  • 2000
    • DH catalyst
    • Butene random PP
  • 1984
    • PP resin

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