Company History

SDI Historical Gallery

Along with the footmarks of Samsung SDI, starting from Vacuum Tubes in 1970,
super-large PDP, high-tech CRTs, and to Digital displays, you can
experience the time flow for 40 years of Samsung SDI

2017
2017

  • 2017. 06

    Participated in InterSolar EU 2017

  • 2017. 05

    Completed the construction of a EV battery plant in Hungary

  • 2017. 03

    Participated in Energy Storage Europe 2017

  • 2017. 02

    Completed the construction of a Polarizing film plant in Wuxi, China

  • 2017. 01

    Built a strategic partnership agreement ‘E-Z-GO’, with a leading golf cart company in the US

  • 2017. 01

    Participated in Detroit Motor Show 2017 (NAIAS 2017)

Change and Innovation toward aCreative Leader of the Technology and Market
  • 1978.11 Completed the construction of Gumi Plant (Lot: 254,546 m2; Building: 52,893 m2

  • 1975.01 Developed quick start picture tubes (ECONO)

  • 1974.03 Changed the company name to Samsung Jeongwan Industry Co., Ltd.

  • 1970.12 Developed 12"B/W CRT

  • 1970.5 Produced Korea’s first vacuum tube & mount for vacuum tube

  • 1970.01 Chairmen of Samsung & NEC visited the construction site

  • 1970.1 Founded Samsung-NEC Inc.

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1979
  • 07. Developed 12 Inch D-CRT
1978
  • 11. Completed construction of the Gumi Plant (Lot: 254,546 m2; Building: 52,893 m2
  • 07. Held groundbreaking ceremony of Suwon plant
1977
  • 06. Exported black & white Braun tubes
1976
  • 10. Completed the construction of Anyang Plant
1975
  • 01. Developed quick start picture tubes (ECONO)
1970
  • 07. Commenced mass production of vacuum tubes
  • 01. Founded Samsung-NEC Inc.