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Company History

The foundation for the launching of integration

AK CHEMTECH's products, which consider humans and the environment before anything else, will enrich our lives starting from the very nearest places.

2016
  • 10 Moved to Head Office in Seoul
2014
  • 03 Moved Hanoi Corporation Plant
2012
  • 10 Value Proclamation Ceremony
  • 03 Ethical Management Proclamation Ceremony
2011
  • 12 Kim Myung-Bak, CEO, Awarded Bronze Tower Order of Industrial Service Merit 'Trade Day'
  • 12 Awarded $100 million Sales Tower 'Trade Day'
2010
  • 09 Awarded 200 billion won Sales Tower '4th Daejeon City Sales Grand Prix Award'
  • 01 AK Chemtech Co., Ltd., Acquisition of Aekyung Materials Co., Ltd.
2009
  • 07 Aekyung Precision Chemical Co., Ltd. merged with Aekyung P&C Co., Ltd. → Company name: AK Chemteck CO., Ltd.,
2008
  • 11 Awarded $50 million Export Tower 'Trade Day
  • 06 Completed Aekyung P&C insulation coating agent factory
2007
  • 11 Awarded $30 million Export Tower for Aekyung Precision Chemicals
2006
  • 01 Aekyung Precision Chemicals Acquired ISO14001: Environmental Management System Certification
2005
  • 07 Aekyung P&C Acquired ISO14001: Environmental Management System Certification
2004
  • 11 Expansion of Aekyung Precision Chemical Plant
  • 09 Moved Central Research Institute of Aekyung Precision Chemicals (Daekuk Research Complex Aekyung Institute of Technology)
  • 06 Changed company name to Aekyung Industrial Co., Ltd.
2003
  • 09 Aekyung Industrial Co., Ltd. China Local Subsidiary Established (Aekyung Paint Co., Ltd.)
2001
  • 07 Completed Aekyung Precision Chemical Plant (Cation & Nonion Production)
1998
  • 09 Changed company name to Aekyung Shell Aekyung Precision Chemical Co., Ltd.
1997
  • 07 Completed AMDU production plant in Aekyung Shell Cheongyang Plant
1996
  • 06 Completed Aekyung Industrial 3rd Paint Plant
1995
  • 11 Aekyung Shell Exports Awarded $10 million Export Tower
1994
  • 08 Establishment of Aekyung Shell Corporation Central Research Center
  • 04 Completed Aekyung Shell Cheongyang Plant
1990
  • 02 Completed Aekyung Industrial Insulation Coating Plant
1989
  • 08 Completed Aekyung Industrial PCM Paint Plant
  • 05 Expansion of Aekyung Shell Daejeon Plant
1988
  • 05 Akyung Industrial Contract to introduce PCM paint technology with VALSPAR in USA
  • 04 Establishment of Aekyung Industrial Central Research Center
1986
  • 03 Completed Aekyung Industrial Packaging Plant (paint, resin, FRP plant)
1985
  • 04 Establishment of Aekyung Industrial Co., Ltd. (50:50 joint venture of Aekyung Group and Steel Education Institute school corporation)
1983
  • 06 Completed Aekyung Shell Daejeon Plant
1982
  • 03 Establishment of Aekyung Shell Co., Ltd. (50:50 joint venture with Aekyung Group and ROYAL DUTCH SHELL)