Hankuk PaperCompany specializing in the manufacturing
of printing papers
Hankuk Paper, established in 1958, is a company specializing in the manufacturing of printing papers over the period of half a century by practicing the foundation spirit of ‘making contributions towards cultural advancement through paper’. Hankuk Paper has been creating innovative products described with modifiers such as the ‘first’ and the ‘best’ in Korea on the basis of independent and differentiated technological capabilities. The company was the first in Korea to manufacture copying paper in 1960 and opened the era of acid-free paper in Korea by manufacturing acid-free paper, referred to as a ‘paper of millennium’, for the first time in Korea in 1982. In addition, the company elevated the level of the art paper in Korea by developing double art paper for which coating solution is applied on the base paper twice in 1983. Since then, the company successfully elevated the quality of the printing papers of Korea to the top level in the world by launching ‘X-PRI’, a high class premium art paper, in August, 2004, and ‘ARTE’, matte finish non-coated paper, in June 2012 through continuous research and development. Furthermore, in February 2013, Hankuk Paper established the foundation on which to catapult into the status of comprehensive global paper manufacturing company by acquiring a specialized paper factory in China that manufactures specialized papers for industrial applications including stainless steel Slip sheet, heteromorphic base paper (release paper), base paper for memo, base paper for wallpaper, special packing paper and tip paper, etc. with annual manufacturing capacity of 70,000 tons.
Establishment of company: 1958.02
Business area: Paper manufacturing industry
Business sites: Seoul (headquarters), Ansan (factory)