Founded in September of 1994 under the name of ‘Chemtech’ with business venues of importing chemical products and raw materials, OCI Corporation changed its corporate name to its current title immediately after acquiring the international marketing department from OCI Company Ltd. (formerly known as Oriental Chemical Industries Co.) in 1997.
OCI Corporation has successfully solidified its presence as a world-renowned general trading company after adding exporting operation to its business venue in addition to the imports while strengthening global network. Subsequently, it accumulated remarkable accomplishments relatively in short period of time as it was honored with the Export Tower of Presidential Award sponsored by KITA for $100 Million in 1998, $200 Million in 2004, $300 Million in 2007 and $400 Million in 2008.
OCI supplies competitive chemical products as well as other relevant products by enhancing its professional marketing efforts based on complete industrial information gathered through powerful national and international network, which empowers OCI to be a leader of chemical engineering in Korea.
Global network has been further enhanced as OCI established its local corporation in 5 countries in addition to foreign branches in 8 countries in order to continue its effort to pioneer the global market, which led OCI to successfully build a solid global network throughout China, Southeast Asia, Middle East, Europe and America. Moreover, OCI has been able to supply a variety of raw materials of chemicals and other specialized items to domestic market through it powerful global network.
and this global network also helped OCI to expand its import & distribution network as well as to secure long-term agentship with world-renowned companies including Celanese Chemical (USA), Arkema (France), US Borax (USA), Elementis (UK), J.H.C. (Japan), Oxiteno (Brazil) and Shell (EU).