GS Caltex began producing polypropylene (PP) in 1988. With steady facility expansion, we have secured capacity to produce 180,000 tons annually. Propylene (feedstock) is also produced in-house, leading to enhanced cost and quality competitiveness. Through ongoing R&D, we are working to develop and commercialize high performance materials. Our R&D efforts are contributing to industry-wide technological advancement.Link to Production Process
PP Compound Business Going Global
In 2008, GS Caltex started its first overseas PP compound plant in Langfang, China (capacity: 51,000 TPA), followed by GS Caltex (Suzhou) Plastics (58,000 TPA) in 2010. In 2011, we became the first Korea-based PP compound to enter the European market by establishing GS Caltex Czech, s.r.o. (60,000 TPA) in 2011. GS Caltex again made strides in 2016 by establishing a plant in Mexico (20,000 TPA). Our extensive global network enables us to supply materials to many global manufacturers including Samsung, LG, Hyundai, and Honda.Click here for details
HI-PRENE, eco-friendly PP
Polypropylene (PP) is a material made through polymerization of propylene. It is an eco-friendly material that has a high degree of crystallinity and outstanding mechanical and thermal properties. GS Caltex produces homo PP, random PP and impact PP that can satisfy the various needs of a wide range of customers.