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SK trichem

About the Company

SK Trichem is, as a joint venture with Tri Chemical Laboratories of Japan, which has long experience in precursor business, is growing rapidly as a domestic No.1 precursor specialist with various semiconductor precursor product portfolios that reflect customer needs and stable production operations, and it plans to grow into a Global Top precursor company by expanding into display and eco-friendly business areas using semiconductor material technology.

SK Trichem produces organometallic compound products which are used to deposit thin films during the process of manufacturing semiconductor devices. The main products are high-k precursors(Hf system, Zr system, Ti system) used for dielectric film deposition using ALD process in DRAM semiconductor production and low-k precursors(Si system) for high-layer 3D NAND production and SiO2 thin film deposition through CVD/ALD process.

Business Objective

Contributing to the competitiveness of Korea’s materials industry
  • With world-class technology and production capabilities in the precursor field, SK trichem contributes to the improvement of technological competitiveness in Korea's semiconductor and materials industries.
Trust of Stakeholders
  • Based on the operation of safe workplaces centered on SHE(Safety, Health, Environment), the highest level of cost competitiveness / differential quality level / advanced R&D competitiveness
Development of New Materials
  • Developing next-generation new materials and growing into a top - tier precursor company by collaborating with customers and various industry and academia institutions and expanding R&D


  • Stable plant operation through multi-faceted plant operation know-how

  • Establishment of a dedicated R&D organization for the development of next-generation items

  • Operation of base offices to immediately respond to customers' needs

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  • Research / development / production / sales of precursor, an organometallic compound for the thin film deposition process of micro semiconductor patterns

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Application Product
Zr-Precursor ZrO2 thin film deposition via ALD process CpZr, SKZ300
Si-Precursor SiO2 thin film deposition via CVD / ALD process BTBAS, 3DMAS, OMCTS, 4MS
Ti-Precursor TiO2 thin film deposition via ALD process TiO2
Hf-Precursor HfO2 thin film deposition via ALD process CpHf
SK materials

SK materials provides Zr precursors and SI precursors for the rapidly growing IT semiconductor industryand is developing high-quality next-generation products such as Ti, Si, and Hf precursorsbased on its novel technology and competitiveness. SK materials, the number-one global provider of specialty gases recognized in the semiconductor market for its reliabilityand customer responsiveness, is collaborating with Tri Chemical Laboratories, a Japanese precursor tech leader.This partnership will serve as a future growth engine that will maximize both profitability and growth.

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Precursors, which induce chemical reactions by introducing various types of reactive gases into reactors during semiconductor fabrication, are used to deposit thin films of desired materials is expected with the refinement of semiconductors and the increase in layered structures.

  • Zr-Precursor

    Zr-precursors are used in the manufacturing of capacitors for semiconductor DRAMs and in the depositing of ZrO2 thin films in the ALD process.

  • Si-Precursor

    Si-precursors are used in the manufacturing of semiconductor DRAMs and 3D-NAND and in the depositing SiO2 thin films in the CVD/ALD process.

  • Ti-Precursor

    Ti-precursors are used in the manufacturing of capacitors for semiconductor DRAMs and in the depositing TiO2 thin films in the ALD process.

  • Hf-precursor

    Used in the fabrication process of DRAM capacitors for semiconductor devices. Also used in HfO2 thin-film deposition as part of the ALD process.


Net Zero · RE100 Goals and Implementations

SK trichem plans to achieve both Net Zero and RE100 by 2026, and share detailed reduction plans and implementation measures with stakeholders in the Net Zero report of SK materials Inc.

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Environmental Strategy

CDP Response Status

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Through the CDP(Carbon Disclosure Project), SK trichem will transparently disclose information related to carbon emissions and response activities from 2023, and will obtain the CDP Climate Change "B-Grade" in 2023.

Environmental Compliance System

SK trichem has established its own environmental procedures in the fields of air, water, and waste, etc. in order to comply with environmental laws and regulations regulated by the state, such as the Clean Air Conservation Act and the Water Environment Conservation Act, and regularly checks the level of implementation.
In particular, in 2021, SK trichem strengthened its own compliance monitoring process to monitor compliance with SHE laws and internal regulations. The company updated its internal compliance scorecard for environmental laws and regulations to reflect revisions to laws, recent SHE issues, and other companies’ violations of laws, each business site conducted a self-evaluation and the environmental management team verified the results. In addition, SK trichem manages pollutants emitted from its business site by applying stricter self-management standards than the legal emission standards. Through this, we expect to prevent violations of laws and minimize impact on the environment.

Process Enablers
Preparation of compliance self-check items and evaluation tables
Establishment of self-assessment guidelines and training
Regular self-assessment (once a quarter)
Review of self-assessment results (Environmental Management Team & SHE Planning Team)
Establishment of improvement plan
Report to the management
Implementation of improvements
Review of improvement results (Environmental Management Team & SHE Planning Team)
Standardization of assessment criteria
  • Establish a compliance scorecard / assessment guide
    • Reflect other companies’ violations of laws and regulations
    • Regular update of compliance scorecard (once a year)
Compliance assessment training
  • Training on how to inspect compliance assessment items
    • Information on the criteria for interpreting law and regulation violations of third companies
    • Education on self-evaluation results and improvement results
Constant inspection
  • Constant inspection of compliance levels
    • Monitor social issues / revisions of major laws and regulations
    • Review of improvement plans
Strengthening validation and improving reporting
  • Approval by general director mandatory for compliance assessment results
  • Regular review of compliance assessment results
Activities for Policy Engagement

SK trichem has established a Net Zero plan to achieve carbon neutrality by 2026 and is implementing the reduction measures. In addition, by actively participating in and communicating with the government and related organizations, we will contribute to achieving a global climate goal,in line with the Paris Agreement, which aims to limit the global average temperature rise to 1.5°C compared to pre-industrial levels.


Safety / Health Management

SK trichem has established a Safety, Health, Environment(SHE) policy to build a safe and healthy workplace and eco-friendly corporate culture, and is strengthening safety, health, and environmental management not only for its members but also for all stakeholders such as local communities, customers, and partners.

SHE Policy

SK trichem pursues the protection of humans and the environment as the highest value at all stages of its management activities, along with customer satisfaction through quality, and actively practices the following for sustainable SHE & Quality management.

  1. 1. Building a safe and healthy workplace

    Through SHE-centered management, we continuously pursue the establishment of a safe and healthy workplace that all stakeholders such as members, local communities, customers, and suppliers can trust.

  2. 2. Pursuit of eco-friendly corporate culture

    We minimize the emission of pollutants through eco-friendly design, efficient use of resources, and introduction of optimal pollution prevention facilities, and protect the environment of workplaces and local communities through systematic management of harmful chemicals and transparent information disclosure.

  3. 3. Securing trust through compliance

    We thoroughly comply with safety / health / environment related laws and stakeholders’ requirements, and secure the trust of stakeholders by establishing the highest level of SHE management system and disclosing it transparently.

  4. 4. Engagement of members

    All members recognize the improvement of SHE values as a core task of management, and strengthen the SHE management system through participation and consultation.

Quality Management

SK trichem carries out preemptive activities, going beyond simple quality management, for zero customer safety accidents through compliance with international environmental management standards and customized services. It pursues customer happiness by providing customers with the best value in terms of quality and safety.

Quality Management Policy

SK trichem pursues the protection of humans and the environment as the highest value at all stages of its management activities, along with customer satisfaction through quality, and actively practices the following for sustainable SHE & Quality management.

  1. 1. Pursuing customer happiness with the best quality and service

    As a partner that creates the value of customer satisfaction, we pursue customer happiness by providing the highest quality products and services

  2. 2. Building trust through advanced quality system operation

    Through preemptive and advanced quality system operation and continuous quality innovation, we build customer trust in differentiated quality competitiveness.

  3. 3. The best partner with innovative products and technologies

    Through the development of innovative products through technological development, we become the best partner to provide customer satisfaction.

  4. 4. Voluntary / motivated participation of all members

    All members do their best to implement the world's best quality management based on VWBE* organizational culture.

    * Voluntarily, Willingly, Brain Engagement

Supply Chain Management

SK trichem pursues true mutual growth with the suppliers with which it has established cooperative relationships. It conducts initial and post evaluations regularly for its suppliers in the areas of management, technology, quality, environment, and safety, and aims to improve the ESG level of its suppliers through ESG risk assessment and management.

  • Sustainable Supply Chain Secure a management system

    • Comprehensive evaluation of suppliers
    • Suppliers' Code of Conduct
    • Suppliers’ ESG risk assessment and ESG level enhancement activities
  • Responsible procurement

    • Fair procurement of raw and subsidiary materials
    • Expanding social purchasing
  • Shared growth with suppliers

    • Operation of the shared growth council
    • Operation of shared growth programs
    • Enhancement of environmental management capabilities and provision of incentives (Greenhouse gases, water, waste, etc.)

Human Rights Management

SK trichem has established a human rights policy that members must comply with to prevent human rights violations of stakeholders, such as suppliers, as well as members.

Based on the Constitution of the Republic of Korea, international standards and guidelines related to human rights and labor, such as the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, the ILO Charter, and the OECD Due Diligence Guidelines, and SKMS norms, we seek to achieve business goals while playing a key role in social and economic development by creating value for various stakeholders, such as customers, members, and shareholders, and complying with social responsibilities and norms that contribute to the happiness of mankind.

Detailed Operation
  1. 1. Respect for Human Rights

    We respect all members as human beings and strive to prevent any acts that violate human rights.

  2. 2. Working Environment and Safety

    By complying with international standards, related laws and internal regulations for the working environment, we continuously strive to create a pleasant working environment and prevent safety accidents.

  3. 3. Prohibition of Forced Labor

    We do not force members to work against their free will by means of mental or physical restraint, and do not require the transfer of government-issued identity cards, passports, or work permits as a condition of employment.

  4. 4. Prohibition of Child Labor

    We do not employ children and adolescents under the age of 15, and in the case of minors under the age of 18, comply with the labor laws and regulations of the local country to avoid engaging them in dangerous or hazardous wor

  5. 5. Compliance with working hours

    We follow regular working hours and overtime hours set by the labor laws and regulations of each country or region.

  6. 6. Wages and Benefits

    We set the wages of members to exceed the minimum level set by the labor laws and regulations of each country or region.

  7. 7. Prohibition of Discrimination

    We do not discriminate in employment on any basis such as gender, race, nationality, ethnicity, religion, etc., and we do not discriminate in working conditions such as wages and promotions for the same reason.

  8. 8. Freedom of Association

    We guarantee the right to freedom of association and collective bargaining in accordance with the labor laws and regulations of each country or region, and do not give disadvantageous treatment due to membership, activity, or formation of a trade union.

  9. 9. Freedom of Expression

    Everyone has freedom of opinion and expression, freedom to have opinions without interference, and freedom to obtain information, pursue ideas, and communicate opinions without restriction on borders and media.

  10. 10. Privacy

    In order to protect the human rights of all stakeholders, we protect the personal information of stakeholders in accordance with local laws. We do not use personal information for any other purpose without the consent of the person concerned.

Social Contribution

Under the slogan of 'A company that grows together by sharing happiness with the local community,' SK trichem strives to contribute to society by establishing a direction for solving social problems, fostering future talents, and sharing happiness.

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Solving social problems
Fostering future talents Happiness sharing activities
  • Discovery / development of young entrepreneurs
  • Building a social safety net for the vulnerable
  • Biz-linked career experience education
  • Fostering talents through industry-academia collaboration
  • Scholarship support for outstanding talents
  • Sponsorship of local cultural and art events
  • Happiness Sharing Fund / Volunteer Corps


Ethical Management

Based on SKMS, SK trichem pursues to play a key role in social and economic development and contributes to the happiness of mankind by creating value for various stakeholders such as customers, members, and society, and determines and improves ethical risks according to an ethical management process consisting of Prevention, Detection, and Response, using the Code of Ethics, which is the standard for correct behavior and value judgment that members must abide by, as the basic rules of ethical management.

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SK trichem recognizes ethical management as an important prerequisite for corporate sustainability, and strives to create a fair and transparent corporate culture and practice ethical management by establishing the following ethical management 3C(Code, Compliance, Consensus) system with the goal of zero corruption and the principle of zero tolerance for unethical and corruption acts.

Ethical Management System’s 3 Elements (3C)
  • 윤리규범 Code
    • Code of Ethics / Code of Practice
    • Don'ts in major areas
    • Ethical management practice FAQ for SK leaders
    • Ethical management practice pledge
    • No holiday gifts
  • 제도 compliance
    • Integrated report site operation and whistleblower protection
    • Operation of ethics grievance counseling center (happy empathy)
    • Self-regulation system operation
  • 공감대 형성 Consensus
    • Development and implementation of ethical management education programs
    • Ethical Management Practice Letter
    • Operation of member communication and participation programs
    • Ethical management level diagnosis survey
    • Ethical management practice workshop

Fair Trade

SK trichem has introduced the Fair Trade Compliance Program(CP) to preemptively respond to fair trade-related regulations and more systematically fulfill its social responsibility to practice win-win cooperation. In addition, it has established a fair trade compliance system by appointing a fair trade compliance manager and establishing CP operation guidelines.
SK trichem has established the principle of 'fair trade and competition' in the ethical management guidelines, and obligated employees to clearly understand and comply with fair trade related laws and regulations and the company's CP operation guidelines. In addition, the CP operating guidelines strictly prohibit unfair trade with competitors and counterparties through employees’ obligation clauses. In addition, in order to protect the intellectual property rights and technical information of suppliers, SK trichem stipulated Article 41(Provision of technical data, etc.) in the basic contract for goods transactions prepared at the time of transaction. This clause obligates it to fulfill its confidentiality obligation as a recipient of information for materials provided by suppliers that require confidentiality.

Employees’ obligation clauses under CP operation guidelines

Compliance with fair trade
Prohibition of unfair collusive acts
Prohibition of unfair trade practices