As part of its Green New Deal the Korean Government has initiated a project to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to develop eco-friendly manufacturing systems. KISCO Group, of which JMC is a subsidiary, was one of 30 companies selected for support in 2021. In this report on the progress of the project, KISCO is described as “the [...]
In response to concerns around supply chain disruption due to the current conflict in Ukraine, JMC has issued the following announcement. We encourage you to share this with the relevant teams/people within your organisation. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about this announcement.
JMC signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Ulsan City to invest in a new production facility for Alkyldiphenyloxide Disulfonate (ADPOS). ADPOS is a key raw material for NB-Latex, an eco-friendly latex product that is used in applications such as medical gloves. According to the agreement, JMC will establish an ADPOS production facility with an annual production capacity [...]
Name of the event: JMC's 68th anniversary ceremony Date: June 30, 2021 at 11 a.m. and 3pm Venue: Conference Room on the 2nd floor of JMC Ulsan Plant Main Building As in 2020, a simple ceremony was held. COVID-19 social distancing practices meant that the ceremony was held in two parts, one in the morning and one in [...]
In response to the growing regulation of potential carcinogens in pharmaceutical ingredients and excipients, JMC has issued an announcement confirming the safety of our saccharin products. Regulators such as the US FDA have recently begun regulating nitrosamines and nitrites in pharmaceuticals. In response, customers have been asking JMC to confirm the safety of our products and processes. In particular, customers [...]
JMC's Food Safety System Certification (FSSC 22000) was renewed in January 2021. This certifies that our products meet the standards set by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI). JMC's use of the R&F process to manufacture saccharin ensures that we produce the world's highest quality saccharin. Food safety management is a top priority for JMC. For more information [...]
To explain JMC's unique approach to purity, reliability and sustainability, today we released a new video. In this explainer video we show what makes our saccharin so special and why our manufacturing processes are safe, reliable and sustainable.
EcoVadis awards the world’s most trusted business sustainability ratings. In their 2020 assessment of JMC, EcoVadis awarded a Bronze medal. This rates JMC’s sustainability management system in the top 50% of all companies across all industries. JMC is committed to continuous improvement in sustainability while manufacturing the world’s highest quality chemical products.
On August 8, we announced that we had obtained a patent on functionalised derivatives of sodium saccharin and how they are manufactured. This patent was filed through a joint study with Professors Suhng Wook Kim and Un chul Shin of Korea University's School of Health and Environmental Science. This work was also reported in an article published on [...]
Last week JMC joined 30 other Korean companies, with over 40 different sites, in committing to the Korea Energy Agency’s '2020 Voluntary Energy Efficiency Target System’. Participating companies committed to voluntarily improving energy efficiency and actively participating in national energy use rationalisation and greenhouse gas reduction projects. The Korea Energy Agency expects that this project will break away [...]