Samsung Electronics Company Ltd.


Entirely Owned Subsidiary of Samsung Group (South Korea)

Established: 1969

Workers: 55,000

Deals: $26 billion (2000)

Stock Exchanges: Seoul

Ticker Symbol: SEC

NAIC: 333295 Semiconductor Machinery Manufacturing; 333911 Pumps and Pumping Equipment Manufactur-ing; 334111 Electronic Computer Manufacturing; 334119 Other Computer Peripheral Equipment Manu-facturing; 333313 Office Machinery Manufacturing; 334419 Other Electronic Component Manufacturing; 333415 Air-Conditioning and Warm Air Heating Equipment and Commercial and Industrial Refrigera-tion Equipment Manufacturing; 333996 Fluid Power Pump and Motor Manufacturing; 333999 Other Mis-cellaneous General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing

Samsung Electronics Company Ltd.-
Samsung Electronics Company Ltd.-

Organization Perspectives: 

We endeavor to commit our kin and innovation to make predominant items and administrations, in this manner adding to a superior worldwide society. Working firmly together with clients, building solid connections to the nearby networks we serve, and reacting innovatively to future difficulties, are standards profoundly imparted in the brains of our representatives.

Key Dates: 

1969: Samsung Electronics is built up.

1971: The organization sends out its first high contrast TV to Panama.

1978: Samsung Group enters the semiconductor advertise by shaping Samsung Semiconductor and Telecommunications Co.

1983: The organization enters the PC advertise.

1984: The firm authoritatively receives the name Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

1988: Samsung Electronics and Samsung Semiconductor combine.

1992: The organization builds up the world's first 64M DRAM.

1994: Sales increment after the 4-megabit DRAM chip is created.

1995: Exports reach $10 billion.

1997: The organization fights the Asian monetary emergency.

1999: The firm experiences a noteworthy rebuilding, and benefits reach $2.4 billion.

2000: Sales reach $26 billion and net benefits move to $4.7 billion.

Organization History: 

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is the central backup of South Korea's monster Samsung Group and the biggest hardware maker in Asia. Samsung Electronics works four principle divisions including Digital Media, Semiconductors, Information and Communications, and Home Appliances. The organization sells TVs, video, and sound hardware; PCs and related items; telephones, mobile phones, and fax machines; home apparatuses; semiconductors; arrange related items; processing plant robotization items; fiberoptics items; shut circuit security items; engines and blowers; and sun powered vitality frameworks. In 2000, Samsung Electronics held the main market position in the code division numerous entrance (CDMA) Handset, DRAM, SRAM, and shading screen markets.

Early History of Samsung Group 

Samsung Electronics was made in 1969 as a division of the mammoth Korean chaebol Samsung Group. The unit was built up as a methods for getting Samsung into the blossoming TV and customer hardware industry. The division's first item was a little and basic highly contrasting TV that it started selling in the mid 1970s. From that item, Samsung Electronics progressively built up an assorted line of buyer hardware that it originally sold locally, and later started sending out. The organization likewise started spreading out into shading TVs, and later into an assortment of purchaser hardware and machines. By the 1980s, Samsung was assembling, delivering, and selling a wide scope of apparatuses and electronic items all through the world.

In spite of the fact that the fast development of Samsung Electronics during the 1970s and mid 1980s was amazing, it didn't astonish onlookers who knew about the Samsung Group, which was established in 1938 by Byung-Chull Lee, an observed Korean business person.

Lee began a little exchanging organization with a $2,000 retirement fund and 40 workers. He called it Samsung, which signifies 'three stars' in Korean. The organization appreciated moderate development before the Communist attack in 1950 constrained Lee to forsake his activities in Seoul. Plundering fighters and legislators on the two sides of the contention reduced his inventories to nothing. With reserve funds contributed by one of his chiefs, Lee began once again in 1951 and inside one year had developed his organization's advantages 20-crease.

Lee built up a sugar treatment facility in 1953, a move that was condemned at the time since sugar could be effectively gotten through American guide. In any case, for Lee, the demonstration was significant in light of the fact that it was the primary assembling office worked in South Korea after the Korean War. From sugar, fleece, and other item organizations, Lee moved into heavier assembling. The organization succeeded under Lee's way of thinking of making Samsung the pioneer in every industry he entered.

From assembling, Samsung moved into different administration organizations during the 1960s, including protection, broadcasting, protections, and even a retail establishment. Lee encountered a few noteworthy mishaps during the period. For instance, in the late 1960s, right away before Samsung Electronics was made, Lee was accused of an illicit closeout of about $50,000 worth of merchandise. The charges ended up being the creation of a displeased government authority to whom Lee had wouldn't pay a pay off. By and by, one of Lee's children was captured and Lee had to give a compost plant to the legislature to win his discharge. In spite of that and different issues, Samsung kept on thriving. Without a doubt, before the part of the arrangement the aggregate was creating more than $100 million in yearly incomes.

Soon after Lee's child was captured, Lee chose to break into the mass correspondence industry by propelling a radio and TV channel, just as by assembling TVs and electronic parts through the Samsung Electronics division. The business was commanded at the time by a few U.S. also, European producers, and some Japanese organizations were starting to enter the business. In any case, Lee was certain that Samsung could assert some authority on the nearby market and in the end become a worldwide contender. During the mid 1970s, the organization contributed intensely, obtained and cajoled innovation from outside contenders, and drew on its business and political associations with start cutting out a specialty in the customer hardware industry. Notwithstanding TVs, Samsung spread out into other purchaser gadgets items and apparatuses.

Government Involvement During the 1970s 

Samsung Electronics' increases during the 1970s were accomplished with the help of the national government. During the 1950s and 1960s, Samsung and other Korean combinations battled as the Rhee Sungman organization progressively depended on bias and debasement to look after power. Understudy revolts during the 1960s at last constrained Rhee into outcast. The decision party that rose up out of the resulting political conflict was going by military pioneer Park Chung-Hee. His system during the 1960s and 1970s was portrayed by expanding centralization of intensity, both political and mechanical, as his administration was fixated on financial development and improvement. Along these lines, while Park was generally condemned for his dictator style, his administration is credited with establishing the framework for South Korea's monetary renaissance.

To build up the economy quickly, Park distinguished key ventures and huge, beneficial organizations inside them. The legislature worked with the organizations, giving assurance from rivalry and monetary help as a feature of a progression of five-year national financial development plans. By gathering power in the hands of a couple of goliath organizations (the chaebols), Park contemplated, barricades would be limited and efficiencies would result. Somewhere in the range of 1960 and 1980, South Korea's yearly fares flooded from $33 million to more than $17 billion.

Samsung Electronics and the whole Samsung chaebol were recipients of Rhee's strategies. A few nations, including Japan, were banned from selling shopper gadgets in South Korea, taking out noteworthy challenge for Samsung. Moreover, despite the fact that Samsung Electronics was allowed to put resources into abroad organizations, remote speculators were prohibited to become tied up with Samsung. Accordingly, Samsung had the option to rapidly build up a flourishing TV and gadgets division that controlled specialties of the local market and even had an edge in some fare fields.

During the 1970s and 1980s, Samsung Group made various hardware related divisions, a few of which were later assembled into a solitary element known as Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. Samsung Electron Devices Co. produced picture tubes, show screens, and related parts. Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co. made VHF and UHF tuners, condensers, speakers, and other apparatus. Samsung Corning Co. created TV glass bulbs, PC shows, and different parts. At long last, Samsung Semiconductor and Telecommunications Co. spoken to Samsung in the cutting edge microchip industry. Quick development in those businesses, joined with keen administration, permitted the consolidated Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., to move toward becoming Samsung Group's central auxiliary before the part of the bargain.

Entering the Semiconductor Market: Late 1970s to Early 1980s 

Samsung's entrance into the semiconductor business was critical for the organization. Lee had decided in the mid-1970s that cutting edge gadgets was the development business of things to come, and that Samsung was to be a noteworthy player. Keeping that in mind, he shaped Samsung Semiconductor and Telecommunications Co. in 1978. To compensate for an absence of innovative mastery in South Korea, the South Korean government viably required outside broadcast communications hardware producers to hand over cutting edge semiconductor innovation as an end-result of access to the Korean market. This demonstrated significant for Samsung, which acquired exclusive innovation from Micron of the United States and Sharp of Japan in 1983. Using its recently obtained information, Samsung turned into the principal Korean maker of ease, generally low-tech, 64-kilobit dyna