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R&D

Creating new standards in the chemical industry
by developing differentiated high-value future technology.

OCI makes advanced materials and contributes to society and the environment by making products that create sustainable value and developing differentiated future technology.

In 1983, OCI established the OCI R&D Center with the aim of presenting a new vision by increasing technological value and exploring new projects. As the R&D control tower, OCI R&D Center is dedicated to developing new products as the future growth engine of OCI and R&D that produces business synergy.

OCI makes advanced materials and contributes to society and the environment by making products that create sustainable value and developing differentiated future technology.

OCI R&D Center secures core technology related to business strategies, develops high-performance advanced materials used for future growth industries, and improves processes that enhance the productivity and quality of products. It recently collaborated with major semiconductor and battery manufacturers at home and abroad to develop and validate new products.

  • Semiconductor Materials
    Semiconductor Materials

    OCI develops the core materials used to manufacture semiconductors and advanced IT products. OCI is the only company in korea that has original technology to produce polysilicon, the core material for semiconductor wafers. The company strives to establish leadership in future core materials market by continuously investing in R&D, securing exclusive technology, and integrating with existing projects.

  • Secondary Battery Materials
    Secondary Battery Materials

    OCI, a global top-tier green and advanced materials company, has honed its competitive edge with R&D investment and technology development. OCI is committed to exploring promising new business areas including next-generation rechargeable battery materials. Overcoming the limitations of existing materials, the company is expanding R&D on high-performance, high-safety materials.

  • Carbon Materials
    Carbon Materials

    OCI recycles steel byproducts to produce benzene, toluene and xylene (BTX) and pitch, and focuses on creating added value. OCI conducts research on improving the performance of carbon black to meet industrial demand and technological trends. The company strives to develop high value-added, high-performance products and technology, diversify product grades, and explore new business areas by expanding its business areas into specialty carbon black.

Number of patents registered

Total349
  • Domestic207
  • Overseas142

Number of patents registered

Total349
  • Domestic207
  • Overseas142

Number of patent applications

Total258
  • Domestic130
  • Overseas128

Number of patent applications

Total258
  • Domestic130
  • Overseas128