Company

History

2011~2013

  • 201603

    Seventh CEO Youm Jang-Kyu sworn in

  • 201302

    Sixth CEO Ku Dae-yeon sworn in

  • 201212

    Achieved the highest-ever sales to date (120,124 tons)

  •  05

    Earned AEO certification (Korea Customs Service)

  •  01

    Adopted the JDE ERP system

  • 201103

    Achieved the company’s zero-accident goal three times

2001~2010

  • 201012

    Achieved the largest-ever production to date (123,408 tons)

  •  05

    Achieved the company’s zero-accident goal twice

  •  03

    Fifth CEO Lee Baeg-euy sworn in

  • 200908

    Achieved the company’s zero-accident goal

  •  03

    Celebrated the 20th company anniversary

  •  01

    120,000 T/Y production system

  • 200805

    Achieved the company’s zero-accident goal eight times

  • 200712

    Selected as an exemplary workplace in the first Jeonbuk Industrial Peace competition
    Won the Presidential Labor-Management Culture Grand Prize

  •  09

    Earned ISO/TS 16949 certification (LRQA)

  •  07

    Achieved the company’s zero-accident goal seven times

  • 200612

    Won the Jeonju City Industrial Peace Grand Prize

  •  10

    Achieved the company’s zero-accident goal six times
    (October 27, 2001 ~ October 1, 2006; 1,800 days)

  •  04

    Transferred to ISO 14001:2004 (LRQA)

  • 200512

    Achieved the company’s zero-accident goal five times

  •  11

    Won a medal for reaching USD0.1 billion exports (42nd Trade Day)

  •  03

    Fourth CEO Park Ho-jin sworn in

  •  02

    Achieved the company’s zero-accident goal four times

  • 200412

    Established a taskforce for expansion

  •  11

    Achieved a cumulative output of 500,000 tons (15:00)

  •  06

    Achieved the company’s zero-accident goal three times
    (October 27, 2001 ~ April 14, 2004; 900 days)

  • 200305

    Re-earned ISO 9001:2000 certification (LRQA)

  •  01

    Reorganized the company into 6 teams and 3 sections

  • 200212

    Won the Best Jeonbuk Export Award
    (5th event of Jeonbuk Investors and Exporters)

  •  11

    Second product warehouse dedication ceremony

  •  04

    Adopted a new personnel affairs system

  •  11

    S-3 commercial production (35,000 tons/year)

  • 200102

    S-3 dedication ceremony

1991~2000

  • 200005

    CEO won the Iron Medal Order from the government for outstanding
    labor-management unity

  •  01

    Achieved the company’s zero-accident goal twice

  • 199907

    Simulated the observation of chemical-weapon ban agreements

  •  07

    Participated in the Labor-Ministry-hosted best labor-management practice competition
    (won the Excellence Award)

  •  03

    Achieved the company’s zero-accident goal

  •  01

    Implemented a four-group, three-shift system

  • 199811

    Recognized as an exemplary labor-management firm by the Ministry of Labor

  • 199711

    Earned ISO 14001 certification (LRQA KOREA)
    CEO received a Trade and Industry Minister Citation

  •  09

    Third president Kim Gyeong-weon sworn in

  •  05

    Achieved the company’s zero-accident goal six times
    (March 15, 1991 ~ May 2, 1997; 2,240 days)

  •  04

    Transferred the HQ finance work to the plants

  •  03

    CEO received a Finance and Economy Minister Citation (for faithful tax payment)

  •  01

    2KPC commercial production (total 35,000 tons/year)

  • 199611

    Established a labor union

  •  05

    Achieved five times the company’s zero-accident goal

  • 199512

    Began 2KPC expansion work (19,000 tons/year)

  •  05

    Achieved the company’s zero-accident goal four times

  •  01

    Pursued management innovation again

  • 199412

    Established a management innovation taskforce

  •  06

    Renamed the Production Section “PCR Section”

  •  05

    Earned ISO 9002 certification (LRQA)

  •  04

    Achieved the company’s zero-accident goal thrice
    Began to receive 154KV electricity

  • 199309

    Reorganized the HQ and plants (established the Accounting Section);
    transferred the HQ Management Dept. works (except for finance) to the plants

  •  07

    Adopted the group task system

  •  04

    Achieved the zero-accident goal two times

  • 199205

    Achieved the company’s zero-accident goal twice

  •  03

    Organized the Management Innovation Team
    Reorganization (the Production Division’s Technical Section was promoted to
    Technical Management Dept.; established Environment Safety Management Dept.)

  • 199109

    KRW4 billion paid-in capital increase (capital: KRW20 billion)

  •  05

    Commenced commercial production

1988~1990

  • 199011

    Adopted the suggestion system

  •  09

    Second President Kim Pan-su sworn in

  •  07

    Completed the construction of the main office (occupied)
    Test operation (16,000 tons/year)

  •  06

    Completed the construction of the Jeonju Plant facilities

  •  05

    Raised the employee welfare fund (housing fund)
    KRW3 billion paid-in capital increase

  •  02

    KRW4 billion paid-in capital increase

  •  01

    Jeonju Plant established a labor-management council
    Launched Employee Association

  • 198907

    KRW6 billion paid-in capital increase

  •  06

    Jeonju Plant dedication ceremony

  •  03

    Registered the company (capital: KRW3 billion)
    Inaugural general shareholders’ meeting

  • 198812

    Signed a joint venture agreement