Samsung Electronics was founded in 1969 and quickly became a major manufacturer in the Korean market. During its initial period a burst came from the burgeoning home electronics business and the company began exporting its products for the first time. Samsung Electronics also acquired 50% stake in Korea Semiconductor; further solidifying Samsung Electronics’ position as a leader in semiconductor manufacturing.
With the success of it's electronics business, Samsung is renowned for the Galaxy Smart Phone and has been recognised globally as an industry leader in technology and now ranks as a top ten global brand.
Samsung leads the way when it comes to product innovation, research and development, whilst supporting corporate citizenship, the environment and a sustainable supply chain.