Having continued to grow over 7 decades since founded in 1947, LG Chem is literally the company leading the chemical industry in Korea. The company has strengthened market dominance starting from the Basic Materials & Chemicals business to Energy Solution, IT and Electronic Materials and has expanded its business into Life Science area, building a future-oriented business portfolio.
LG Chem helps the people to lead a healthy life by strengthening its R&D competence in Life Sciences. Life Sciences is the company's new growth engine in the mid to long term goal.
The company has secured the differentiated R&D competence and has received the U.S. FDA approval for its new drugs for the first time in Korea. Based on our superior biotechnology and R&D capabilities accumulated since 1980s, we have been successful in developing a variety of original products including Korea's first growth hormone for children, new drugs for diabetes, etc. At the same time, we have continuously expanded our competitive edge through cooperation with global pharmaceutical companies.