KEP - Facts and Figures
KEPITAL has been widely used in automotive, electronics and consumer goods due to its outstanding inherent product properties. KEP is proud of serving the automotive industry with its high performance requirements for engineering polymers. KEP has a constant focus on new market developments to support the industry needs with new KEPITAL products.

KEP has come a long way since estabilished in 1987, The KEPITAL brand has shown remarkable growth. Starting out as a local Korean supplier, KEP has become the world’s third largest POM copolymer producer. Over a period of 20 years, production capacity has increased nearly tenfold and the market offers high potential for further expansion. As production capacity has increased, the utmost importance has been placed on establishing comprehensive measures for quality control and quality enhancement.

KEP has a strong market presence around the world. Around 30% of KEP’s products are sold in Korea, 40% in other Asian countries, and 30% are exported to Europe and the Americas.

Metal substitution, weight reduction, functional integration and more cost-efficient processing are the main goals of product optimization in many industries. Engineering resins, especially POM, play a key role in achieving these factors.

A motor vehicle does not roll off the production line without containing POM. Other important applications for KEPITAL include general industry, mechanical engineering, household appliances, fluid handling, and electrical/electronics components.

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