|Established Technology Development Department (Former Technology Research Institution)|
|Established Technology Research Institution (Located in Gumi, Gyeongbuk)
– First research institution among Chemical Fiber Industry.
|Started research on the non-fiber area|
|Expanded research on the plastic and film|
|Started research on the new material and Synthetic chemistry|
|Expanded research on medicine (Biotechnology)|
|Expanded research on the artificial leather|
|Established Group Central Research Institution (Located in Yongin, Kyunggido)|
|Established KOLON Central Research Park (KCRP) by consolidate Technology Research Institution
and Central Research Institution
|Transferred raw medicine and synthetic chemistry department to KOLON Life Science Co.|
Transferred Polyimide film research department to SKC-KOLON PI Co.
Transferred plastic research department to KOLON plastic Co.
Divided Normal Fiber research department into KOLON Fashion material Co.
|KCRP (Yongin), KCRP (Gumi) and Technology research Institution (Incheon) are under operation.|
|Technology research Institution (Incheon) was renamed Petrochemical R&D Center (Incheon)|