Advanced Materials

SK Innovation overtakes Torray on battery’s separator market

SK Innovation ranked third in the lithium-ion battery separator market. It is meaningful in that it increased its market share amid fierce competition among major companies for expansion. As of 2019, SK Innovation’s subsidiary SK IE Technology (SKIET) surpassed Japan’s Toray (9%) and ranked third in the separator market (10%).… Read More »SK Innovation overtakes Torray on battery’s separator market

Lake Materials to enter KOSDAQ

Lake Materials, a chemical material company, will go public on the KOSDAQ in March. The goal is to grow continuously by increasing the proportion of the semiconductor business, a new growth engine. Kim Jin-dong, CEO of Lake Materials, predicted at a press conference held in Yeouido, Seoul on the 17th… Read More »Lake Materials to enter KOSDAQ

5G antennas build inside displays

Dongwoo Finechem, a subsidiary of Sumitomo Chemical in Japan, is promoting the commercialization of 5G antennas with built-in displays. The company’s goal is to generate sales within a year or two. Dongwoo Finechem started commercializing a display built-in antenna that can be used in ultra-high frequency (mmWave) 5G. The built-in… Read More »5G antennas build inside displays

Advanced materials companies on Chinese stock exchanges – monthly review

Hongbo New Material through IPO strives to become a global leading manufacturer of silicon-based new materials. On August 12, Jiangxi Hongbo New Materials Co., Ltd. (605366.SH), a leading enterprise in the silane industry, was successfully listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange. On the same day, Hongbo New Materials closed up 43.99% at 14,39… Read More »Advanced materials companies on Chinese stock exchanges – monthly review

Kolen develops 64 million pixel lens

Kolen announced that it is developing three types of 64 megapixel lenses at the request of its main customer – Samsung Electronics. After the application in the premium smartphone last year, the 64 million pixel lens is increasingly being adopted in mid- to low-end products. An official from Kolen said,… Read More »Kolen develops 64 million pixel lens

Cathay Biotech and biological production of long chain dibasic acid

Long-chain dibasic acid, also called long-carbon chain dibasic acid, refers to a straight-carbon chain aromatic saturated dicarboxylic acid containing 10 or more carbon atoms. It is an important fine chemical intermediate and is widely used in chemical engineering, Dozens of high-tech materials industries such as light industry, pesticides, medicine, liquid… Read More »Cathay Biotech and biological production of long chain dibasic acid