History

In just 50 years, with its entrepreneurial approach and superior technology, SONGWON has grown from a local Korean manufacturer to a world-class, globally successful specialty chemicals leader, offering one of the broadest product portfolios in the market today. It has been a truly remarkable journey!

Through the decades, we have adapted our business to keep pace with the evolving needs of our customers.

SONGWON was founded on the vision of one man and his vision has remained at the heart of our organization. With an ability to detect changes, our flexibility to adjust and the immense strength and commitment throughout the company, we have relentlessly followed this vision, even in difficult times.

SONGWON has never strayed from its core values: integrity, openness within and outside the company, an honest and candid attitude in business, commitment to the benefit of all its stakeholders. Confident but humble, with an attitude of underpromising and overdelivering is the image that SONGWON has successfully projected and maintained over the years. 

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SONGWON
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1965

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Jongho Park
Chairman of the Board

In business you can fake many things but sincerity and doing the right thing ‘right’ remains untouchable. My father who was the founder of SONGWON, instilled this in me and our great company many years ago.

Kyoung-jae Park
Founder of SONGWON