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
  • 1996.9 Held groundbreaking ceremony for SDIB

  • 1996.7 Founded Tianjin branch, China

  • 1995.08 Held groundbreaking ceremony for Choenan plant

  • 1994.10 Held groundbreaking ceremony for SDIM, bridgehead for tapping into the American market

  • 1994.08 Completed the construction of EMC factory

  • 1993.10 Sales of color CRT exceeded 100million mark

  • 1992.9 Acquired WF based in former East Germany and established a German branch

  • 1992.9 Founded Malaysian branch

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1999
  • 12. Changed the company name to Samsung SDI Co., Ltd.
  • 08. Developed the highest capacity 1800mAh cylindrical Li-ion battery in the industry
  • 03. Completed the development of pilot technologies for electrolytic solutions, won its quality approval from Samsung SDI and supplied trial products
1998
  • 10. Developed 42" & 50" PDPs
  • 03. Developed the perfect flat picture tube 'Dynaflat'
1997
  • 06. Made the first shipment of color filters in Cheonan plant
1996
  • 08. Founded Brazil branch
  • 07. Founded Tianjin branch, China
  • 03. Held a completion ceremony of a Plant in Mexico
1995
  • 11. Founded Hong Kong branch
1994
  • 09. Founded Mexico branch
  • 08. Completed the construction of EMC factory
1993
  • 11. Developed bio Braun-tubes
  • 04. VFD Developed Korean language VFD
  • 01. Founded German branch
1992
  • 04. Mass-produced CPT in Malaysian plant
1991
  • 10. Founded Malaysian branch