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
  • 1989.5 Developed the 25·29 extra-large color picture tube

  • 1988.10 Developed the color monitor (VGA)

  • 1988.08 Developed the first PDP display in Korea

  • 1986.10 Developed the first liquid crystal display (LCD) in Korea

  • 1986.07 Production of CRT reached 10 millon units

  • 1980.9 Shipped the first display monitors

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1989
  • 05. Developed the 25·29 extra-large color picture tube
1988
  • 10. Developed the color monitor (VGA)
  • 08. Developed the first PDP display in Korea
  • 08. Added 10 million CPT computations
1987
  • 01. Organized a new business team for launching chemical industry
1986
  • 10. Developed the first liquid crystal display (LCD) in Korea
  • 08. Successfully localized fluorescent indicator tubes for the second time in the world
  • 08. Commenced production of industrial color display tubes (CDT)
1985
  • 12. Developed the Color Graphics Adapter (CGA)
  • 04. Commenced mass production of 14 Inch CPTs
  • 02. Changed the company name to Samsung Display Device Inc.