Aekyung Petrochemical Co., Ltd. is a Korea-based company mainly engaged in the petrochemical business. The Company’s products portfolio consists of phthalic anhydrides, which are used as phthalate plasticizers, unsaturated polyester resins and dye intermediates; maleic anhydrides, which are used for unsaturated polyester resins for housing units and automobiles, fumaric acids for food and succinic acid; itaconic acids, which are produced through the fermentation of sugar millets or starches; plasticizers, which are organic ester compounds used for leathers, seats, polyvinyl chloride (PVC) films and electrical wires, and ester polyols. It also involves in the provision of alcohols and messaging services. The Company distributes its products within domestic market and to overseas markets. On January 16, 2013, the Company completed the merger with its wholly owned subsidiary, hongik, which is mainly engaged in the adhesives processing business.