Hanwha Worldwide News: May-2018
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- Foodist Food Culture(Shanghai) Co., Ltd Foodist Food Culture Celebrates Dragon Boat Festival with Clients
Foodist Food Culture organized a special event in Shanghai with its valued clients to commemorate the Dragon Boat Festival on June 18. Participants enjoyed getting to make their own zongzi, lotus-wrapped glutinous rice balls that are traditionally eaten during the festival.
The Dragon Boat Festival, also known as the Duanwu Festival, is a traditional Chinese holiday held on the fifth day of the fifth month of the Lunar Calendar. It commemorates the death of Qu Yuan, a celebrated poet and government official in Ancient China. Dragon boat races are held during the festival and people mark the occasion by consuming zongzi and xiong huang jiu, a type of Chinese wine.
- Hanwha Techwin (Tianjin) Co., Ltd. Hanwha Techwin Tianjin Takes to the Field for President’s Athletics Competition 2018
The 2018 edition of the annual President’s Athletics Competition was another successful team building event that brought employees of Hanwha Techwin Tianjin closer together. This year’s iteration, with the theme of “Aiming Higher, For Health and For Fun”, included track and field events and mixed relay races for the first time.
The more athletic employees had a chance to show off their physical prowess on the field, in the spirit of a little friendly competition. Everyone in attendance had a great time that day, giving their all in various events. As the event ended, the employees were reinvigorated, and ready to return to the office to take on the next challenge at work.
- Hanwha Advanced Materials Non-Tenured Faculty Awards 2018 Selects its Winners
On June 11, Hanwha Advanced Materials held its fourth annual Hanwha Advanced Materials Non-Tenured Faculty Awards at its headquarters in Sejong, South Korea. The recipients of the awards were recognized as Young Leaders among Korean academics currently working in the United States, and received personalized trophies and research grants.
This year’s recipients were Lee Chi Hwan of Purdue University and Cha Jeeyoung of Yale University. They were lauded for their work in nanotechnology and wearable devices, respectively. Lee Sun Suk, CEO & President of Hanwha Advanced Materials, was on hand to personally present them with their awards. The two award recipients also held a seminar to speak about their research as well as current research trends.
The Hanwha Advanced Materials Non-Tenured Faculty Awards were created in order for Hanwha Advanced Materials to build an R&D network, and for the company to expand its scope of research areas. Candidates for the awards must be Korean academics with less than seven years’ experience, and who are conducting research in the United States. Every year, an advisory board picks two individuals to be recognized based on a comprehensive list of criteria.
“These awards have given us the opportunity to meet with amazing researchers and learn about exciting new technologies,” says CEO Lee. “I look forward to seeing how our relationship with the award recipients will open new opportunities for Hanwha Advanced Materials.”
- Hanwha Total Petrochemical Commits to a Safer Workplace with Korea Gas Safety Corporation
On May 29, Hanwha Total Petrochemical and the Korea Gas Safety Corporation held a signing ceremony at Hanwha Total Petrochemical’s Daesan plant to mark the beginning of a technical support agreement between the two organizations. The agreement was signed by Yoon Young In, Hanwha Total Petrochemical Daesan Complex General Manager, and Kim Jungryul, Chungnam District Head for the Korea Gas Safety Corporation.
This technical support agreement comes as Hanwha Total Petrochemical construction gets underway on a new NCC side cracker at its Daesan Plant. During the cracker’s construction, Hanwha Total Petrochemical and the Korea Gas Safety Corporation plan on conducting safety training and accident prevention campaigns.
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Mexico S. De R.L. De C.V. Hanwha Advanced Materials Mexico Updates Its Quality Management Standards
Hanhwa Advanced Materials Mexico (HAMX) recently set up an internal task force to bring the company in compliance with the International Automotive Task Force’s IATF 16949 standards. The company will reorganize its work processes and procedures from June to July this year, and undergo an audit from August to September in order to be IATF 16949-certified by the end of October.
IATF 16949 standards, which govern automotive sector quality management systems, will supersede the IOS/TS 16949 standards HAMX currently adheres to. The main sections of the IATF 16949 standards are based on a Plan-Do-Check-Act cycle and cover the following: context of the organization, leadership, planning, support, operation, performance evaluation, and improvement.
“IATF 16949 will comprehensively change our work processes,” says Jang Sungbae, HAMX Quality Team Manager. “We are using this transition as an opportunity to recalibrate everyone’s responsibilities and to encourage better communication between each department.”
- Saipan World Resort Hanwha Saipan World Resort Wows Visitors at 2018 HANA Tour International Travel Show
Hanwha Saipan World Resort (SWR) participated in the recent 2018 HANA Tour International Travel Show in Ilsan, South Korea from June 8 to 10, where the resort‘s facilities and services were on show to delegates from around the world. Hanwha SWR attracted significant attention for its travel packages, which are designed to appeal to traveling families.
Hanwha SWR is a dominant player in Saipan’s highly competitive hotel and resort industry, with about 30% market share. The resort stands out from the competition by offering guests unique holiday experiences, such as Saipan’s biggest waterpark. At the beginning of June, Hanwha SWR introduced the Sunset Garden, a brand new dining experience that offers guests a special barbecue menu.
“We are proud to offer Saipan’s best holiday experience for all travelers,” says Tony Kim, a member of Hanwha SWR’s Sales and Marketing team. “Our guests get to enjoy world class facilities and services while taking in Saipan’s amazing natural beauty.”