Hanwha Worldwide News: March-2020
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- Hanwha Chemical (Ningbo) Hanwha Chemical (Ningbo) Provides Encouragement with Mask Donation
With global concern rising over the spread of Covid-19, Hanwha Chemical (Ningbo) took action to help the Ningbo Daxie Development Zone in China. On March 9, 2020, Managing Director Hyun Gyu Lee presented Jin Guo Hwang of the Ningbo Daxie Development Zone Administrative Committee with 30,000 protective masks on behalf of the company.
This donation is the most recent example of Hanwha Chemical (Ningbo)’s ongoing CSR activities as an active member of the Ningbo Daxie Development Zone Administrative Committee. During the donation ceremony, Managing Director Lee said that he hoped the donated masks would help combat the spread of coronavirus for all those working in the Development Zone.
- Hanwha Total Petrochemical Hanwha Total Petrochemical’s PP4 Plant Gets a Few Steps Closer to Completion
With work completed on its new distillation towers, Hanwha Total Petrochemical is now just a few steps away from completing its PP4 plant in Daesan, Korea. The company also installed a new recovery column on January 31, 2020. This helps maximize output by capturing gas discharged during production and reinjecting it into the production process. Installing this recovery column was an enormous job. It weighs 250 metric tons and stands 60 meters in height, making it one of the heaviest and tallest pieces of equipment in the plant.
Hanwha Total Petrochemical also finished installing a 110 metric-ton propylene degassing column that stands 36 m tall. This column ensures the purity of the propylene being produced by separating out gases such as oxygen, ethylene, and methane.
The PP4 plant is currently on track for completion in 2021 with safety management as a top priority during the expansion project.
- Hanwha Advanced Materials Mexico Hanwha Advanced Materials Mexico Pays a Valentine's Day Visit to Pediatric Cancer Patients
On Valentines Day, 2020, Hanwha Advanced Materials Mexico (HAMX) brought toys and treats to children suffering from pediatric cancer to raise their spirits. The visit was a part of HAMX’s support for Alianza Anticancer Infantil, a charity organization that provides medical treatment and education for child cancer patients and their families in Monterrey, Mexico.
Prior to the visit, HAMX held its annual recycling drive to raise money for Alianza Anticancer Infantil. This year, collection boxes for plastic caps were placed next to vending machines. As a result, 10 boxes worth of recyclable caps were collected to raise funds for the charity.
- Hanwha Life Insurance (Vietnam) Hanwha Life Vietnam Helps Under-Privileged People Gain Access to Healthcare
On March 6, 2020, Hanwha Life Vietnam joined forces with Ho Chi Minh City’s Sponsoring Association for Poor Patients (SAPP) to donate health insurance cards to underprivileged people in Ho Chi Minh City and the provinces of Lam Dong, Ninh Thuan, and Ben Tre. Hanwha Life Vietnam plans to provide more than 3,200 health insurance cards, worth VND 974 million, which will allow recipients to receive checkups and treatment. The donations were very appreciated, especially with the spread of Covid-19 around the world.
Hanwha Life Vietnam is committed to helping the people of Vietnam in any way it can and engages in many different CSR activities throughout the year. Over the past 11 years, the company has donated over 53,000 cards to people who need them. It has also built five health centers that provide free healthcare to people across the country. The company has also donated more than 160 homes, built nurseries and schools, and provided scholarships and bicycles to help the disadvantaged throughout Vietnam.