STX Corporation

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STX Corporation
IndustryHeavy equipment
Founded1976; 43 years ago (1976)
HeadquartersFlag of South Korea.svgChangwon, South Korea
Key people
Chairman Park Sang-joon
Total assetsUS$23 billion (2008 2Q)
Number of employees
44,000 (STX Total) 2008
20,000 (STX Europe)
SubsidiariesSTX Marine Service
STX Resort
WebsiteSTX Corporation

STX Corporation (Hangul: 에스티엑스) is a publicly held South Korean holding company engaged in the provision of trading services. Headquartered in Gyeongsangnamdo, South Korea, the company operates its business through two divisions: trade and ship maintenance, its trade business division provides shipping and energy materials such as coal, oil, steel and others. Its ship maintenance business offers cargo management, marine technical, insurance, crew management and other related services.[1]

The company had five local subsidiaries including STX Offshore & Shipbuilding, STX Engine, STX Heavy Industries, STX PanOcean and STX Energy.

STX Offshore & Shipbuilding was the world's fourth largest shipbuilder and in 2008 acquired Norwegian shipbuilder Aker Yards, in order to diversify their product line.[2]

STX business areas[edit]

  • Trading business


  1. ^ [1] Archived June 7, 2008, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Top News, Latest headlines, Latest News, World News & U.S News". Retrieved 2015-04-02.

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