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Industrial Infrastructure

Conditions

  • Establishing an innovative city, national industrial complex of aviation, fusion material · ceramic industrial complex and root industries specialized complex are in progress
  • Connected to Gwangyang Bay Free Economic Zone, Sacheon general industrial complex and Jinsa industrial complex for foreigners only
  • Located within 50km of POSCO Gwangyang, Masan Free Trade Zone, Changwon machinery industrial complex and Geoje Shipbuilding etc.

Traffic Network Running in All Directions

  • Expressway (2 routes) : Namhae Expressway, Jinju-Daejeon Expressway
  • National Road (3 routes) : Route 2, 3, and 33
  • Railroad
    • Lightrail (straight, double-tracking and KTX opened in 2012)
    • Jinu~Gimcheon KTX (construction will begin in 2016)
  • Airport : Jinju (Sacheon) Airport
  • Port : Samcheonpo Port (20km), Gwangyang Port, Jinhae New Port, Masan Port (60km)

Abundant Water and Electric Power

  • Industrial water : Namgang Dam (Jinyang Lake) : 310 billion ton
    • It supplies Sacheon City, Goseong-gun and Geoje City
  • Electric Power : Namgang Dam : 41 million KW every year
    • Jirisan Pumped Storage Hydroelectric Power Plant: 1,230 million KW every year
    • Samcheonpo, Hadong Thermal Power Plant : 48,600 million KW every year → supplies the whole country

Communication

  • 30,000 routs of fiber-optic cable

Distinguished technical professionals

  • 7 universities (4 universities including Gyeongsang National University and 3 colleges)
  • 31 research institutes ( 27 from universities, 4 private institutes)