Samsung SDI achieves platinum status for waste management
Samsung SDI's operation sites in Korea have achieved Platinum status for diverting waste from landfills or incineration, indicating their efforts for resource circularity.
Samsung companies begin recruiting experienced foreign hires
Three Samsung companies started accepting applications from foreigners who wish to work for their research and development divisions.
Samsung SDI scouts domestic, foreign talent at T&C Forum
Samsung SDI is rushing to hire domestic and foreign talent from the battery industry, in an attempt to raise its global competitiveness in the rapidly growing EV sector.
CATL's cheap, fast-charging EV battery threatens Korean rivals
CATL's new cheap, fast-charging EV battery is posing a threat to Korean battery makers, who are already losing ground to Chinese players on the global scene.
Samsung SDI to source battery separators from WCP
Samsung SDI has inked a five-year deal with W-Scope Chungju Plant (WCP) to source lithium-ion battery separators, a core material in making EV batteries.
[NEWS IN FOCUS] UAW demands pose threat to Korean battery makers
With multi-billion dollar joint projects with big U.S. automakers agreed, Korea's major battery makers are on high alert in the wake of the United Auto Workers (UAW)'s call for a wage hike.
Samsung SDI Q2 profit up 5 percent on solid demand of EVs
Samsung SDI logged 450.2 billion won ($352 million) in operating profit in the second quarter, up 5 percent on year, thanks to solid demand for mid to large batteries for premium electric vehicles.
Posco Future M to invest $533 million to build battery materials plant
Posco Future M will invest 683.4 billion won ($533 million) to build a high-nickel cathode battery materials plant in Gwangyang, South Jeolla.
Samsung SDI, Stellantis swell U.S. presence with second battery plant
Samsung SDI and Stellantis are building their second U.S. battery plant, upping the ante for their bet on the rapidly growing North American market.
Seven sites named for strategic industrial complexes
The “high-tech strategic industries” — four key industrial sectors with high growth potential and national importance — include semiconductors, electric vehicle batteries, display panels and the bio industry.