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APEC, established in 1996, specializes in R&D and manufacture of environment-friendly waterborne acrylic emulsion adhesives and PSA (Pressure Sensitive Adhesives). With its mission to contribute to human health and natural environment conservation by endeavoring to convert solvent-based emulsion adhesives into water-based ones, APEC has been committed to creating customer value and grown with its customers by collaborated, intensive R&D activities for the last two decades. 

Our capacity for agile renewal coupled with innovative corporate culture and supportive leadership enables us to offer our customers tailor-made, environment-friendly products that help them meet their local and global standards and responsibilities with high performance products.

Our technological capabilities meet increasing customer demand for high quality and sustainable options. We collaborate and partner with you to understand your needs and recommend the right solutions.

 

Detailed Company Information

  • Company NameAPEC, Ltd.
  • Business TypeManufacturer
  • Year Established1996
  • LocationSouth Korea
  • Main Markets
  • Total Employees 1-50 People
  • Homepage http://en.a-pec.co.kr/
  • PresidentMyungsik Shim
  • Phone+82-31-495-8050
  • FAX+82-31-495-1517
  • Address18, 230 Beon-Gil, Manhae-Ro, Danwon-Gu, Ansan-Si, Gyeonggi-Do, Republic of Korea
  • Product Category Chemicals > Adhesives & Sealants > Other Adhesives & Sealants

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Additional Introduction

The top management at APEC with the management philosophy “Contributing to progress of humankind and society, simultaneously with pursuing happiness in spiritual and physical worlds for employees” reinforces the importance of keeping the mindset that "People are our competitive advantage" and of using the broad vision of establishing world-class, environment-friendly resin technologies as a compass for all decision making. We set the direction by creating and communicating a compelling, vivid image of what the future will look like, by articulating a clear direction and strategic options for winning and translating it into specific goals and targets, and by engaging our people in dialogue on the direction of our company and discussing our roles in making it happen.

Moreover, we do believe that responsible corporate citizenship involves our continuous commitment to ethical behavior, the welfare of our people and their families, and environmental stewardship. We strive to add value for our people, for our customers, and for communities by: 

- protecting the health and safety of our people, customers and communities

- insisting on honesty and integrity in dealing with them as well as creating products and technologies that exceed market expectations

- building a company that is deeply adaptable, that is innovative at its core, and that is engaging, exciting place to work – building a healthy organization 

Vision: By the year 2020, to become the premier in the field of environment-friendly resin technology by establishing world-class, environment-friendly resin technologies  

Mission: To devote all our strength to the development of environment-friendly emulsion technologies, convert solvent-based emulsion adhesives into water-based ones and contribute to human health and sustainability of natural environment  

Core Values: Innovation and Creation; Respect and Consideration; Honesty and Promise; Differentiation

 

 

Our History

  • NOV 01, 2015Awarded Minister prize of the MOTIE (Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy; formerly Ministry of Knowledge Economy) in recognition of merit in materials & components technology development
  • OCT 01, 2015Presented with the Presidential Award in recognition of (a) continuous development of eco-friendly synthetic resins, (b) realization of technological independence, and (c) contribution to academic-industrial cooperation
  • AUG 01, 2014Patented “Non-slip mat (with improved slip suppression performance, installed at the bottom surface of the vehicle indoor etc.)”
  • DEC 01, 2013Patented “Acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesive composition, method for preparing thereof and surface protective film using it”
  • JUL 01, 2012Commissioned to a government-assigned research project by Ministry of Environment: Developing commercialization process for bio-alcohol production using waste wood
  • JUL 01, 2011Patented “Composition of waterborne adhesive for dry lamination and laminates”
  • DEC 01, 2010Flexible packaging adhesive, certified as NET (New Excellent Technology)
  • NOV 01, 2010Patented “Cationic resin composition for aqueous gravure printing and a production method”
  • OCT 01, 2010Awarded the Knowledge Economy Minister (present, Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning) prize
  • AUG 01, 2009Commissioned to undertake characterization development business by Ministry of Knowledge Economy
  • JAN 01, 2009Certified as INNO-BIZ (Innovative Technology Business) by SMBA (Small & Medium Business Association)
  • MAR 01, 2007Registration of Environmental Management System (KS ISO 14001:2009/ISO 14001:2004) certified (No. ESC 1815)
  • NOV 01, 2006Entered into technical partnership, toll manufacturing agreement, and distribution agreement with BASF Company Ltd.
  • JUN 01, 2006Certified as Clean Workplace by KOSHA (Korea Occupational Safety & Health Agency)
  • APR 01, 2005Awarded the Science and Technology (present, Education and Science Technology) Minister prize
  • SEP 01, 2002ISO 9001 Quality Assurance System, certified (No. CI/3746)
  • JAN 01, 2002Established APEC Corporate R&D Institute (No. 20021078), accredited by KOITA (Korea Industrial Technology Association)
  • JUN 01, 2001Entered into technical partnership and toll manufacturing agreement with Johnson Polymer (USA)
  • JUN 01, 2000Incorporated into APEC, Ltd.
  • MAY 01, 1996Founded APEC (Advanced Polymer Emulsions Company)