LG CHEM, LTD. is a Korea-based company principally engaged in the manufacture of petrochemical materials. The Company operates its business through four segments. The Basic Materials Segment is mainly engaged in the manufacture of basic materials which are mainly used for petrochemical industry, and the products include polyvinyl chloride (PVC) resins, low-density polyethylene (LDPE), poly styrene (PS), acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS), acrylate and others. The Information and Electronic Material Segment is mainly engaged in the manufacture of optics materials whose main product is polarizing plates. The Battery Segment is mainly engaged in the manufacture of rechargeable batteries including mobile phone, automobile and storage batteries. And the Material Industry segment which is engaged in the manufacture of electronic materials include liquid crystal display (LCD) and the positive pole materials.