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History

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  • History
  • Certifications & Awards
  • To become world's leading cutting-edge material and components Company.(2000 - Present)
  • Growth and Consolidation(1985 - 1999)
  • Period of Foundation(1970 - 1984)
2016 year
  • Jul. 2016Provides ESL to the GS Supermarket in Korea
  • Jun. 2016Receives the Supplier Quality Excellence award bestowed by GM
  • May. 2016Develops an under glass fingerprint sensor module
  • Mar. 2016Developed the 15-watt transmission modules for wireless power charger
  • Feb. 2016Developed the ultra slim optical bio sensor module
  • Jan. 2016Reorganizes the HR management system into a performance-oriented system
2015 year
  • Oct. 2015Included in DJSI(Dow Jones Sustainability Index) Korea for six consecutive years
  • Jul. 2015Received Best Partner Award from Continental Corporation
  • May. 2015Broke one billion unit mark in total camera module sales
  • Apr. 2015Mass-produced wireless charging transmitter module for the first time
  • Jan. 2015Signed the academic-industrial cooperation agreement
    in the field of automotive components
2014 year
  • Dec. 2014Awarded the US$5 billion Export Tower Prize
  • Oct. 2014Included in DJSI (Dow Jones Sustainability Index) Korea for five consecutive years
  • Oct. 2014Signed MOU with Ministry of environment
  • Jun. 2014Established Mexico S. A. de C. V.
  • Apr. 2014Obtained the AEO certification
  • Mar. 2014Signed MOU with Ministry of Gender Equality and Family
2013 year
  • Nov. 2013Received a prize from the Minister of Trade, Industry,
    and Energy at the Korea Technology Awards (Touch Window).
  • Oct. 2013Included in DJSI(Dow Jones Sustainability Index) Korea for four consecutive years
  • Sep. 2013Development of a remote control solution for LEDs
  • Jul. 2013Mass-produced the first 13-megapixel optical image stabilization (OIS)
    camera module in the world
  • Jul. 2013Production of the world’s first 6-inch wafer UV LED
  • Jul. 2013Opening of a business-university collaboration center
    for next-generation parts and materials with Yonsei University
  • Mar. 2013Opening of childcare centers at all company branches
  • Feb. 2013Signed the an LED supply contract with Future Lighting Solutions
2012 year
  • Dec. 2012Localized key components for smart cards
  • Nov. 2012Developed the wireless charging module for the mobile phone
  • Oct. 2012Changed Shanghai branch office to Shanghai Co., Ltd.
  • Oct. 2012Introduced the Fair Trade Compliance Program (CP)
  • Sep. 2012Established Guangzhou Co., Ltd.
  • Jun. 2012Concluded an agreement on academic-industrial cooperation
    with Yonam Institute of Digital Technology
  • Jun. 2012Constructed Gumi factory 1A
  • Jun. 2012Forged sisterhood ties with the 2nd armored brigade of the Korean Army
    on one company for one barracks
  • May. 2012Established Innowith, LG Innotek’s general subsidiary company,
    as a standard workplace for disabled persons
  • Apr. 2012Signed the MOU for Green Start Movement with the Ministry of Environment
  • Apr. 2012Concluded an MOU on Massive Investment with Gumi City
  • Apr. 2012Signed an agreement on training for persons with disabilities for their employment
  • Feb. 2012Entered into an agreement on shared growth and benefit sharing
  • Feb. 2012Declared fulfillment of union social responsibility (USR)
2011 year
  • Oct. 2011Included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) Korea 2011~2012
  • Oct. 2011Concluded an agreement on business partnership
    with the Korea Electronics Technology Institute
  • Oct. 2011Certified as an international testing institute on eco-friendly LEDs
    by Energy Star, the United States
  • Sep. 2011Concluded an MOU with U.C Riverside
  • Apr. 2011Opened the LED research center
    for academic-industrial cooperation between LG Innotek
    and the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
  • Jan. 2011Mass-produced the first LED 6-inch wafer in the world
2010 year
  • Dec. 2010Entered into an agreement on academic-industrial cooperation
    with Pusan National University
  • Nov. 2010Signed an academic-industrial cooperation agreement
    with Pohang University of Science and Technology
  • Oct. 2010Completed the High-tech Materials Complex in Paju
  • Sep. 2010Fuzhou Co., Ltd. produced 2.5 million lead frames a month
  • Jul. 2010Launched LG Innotek Volunteer
  • Jul. 2010The Display & Network Department recorded KRW 100 billion in monthly sales
  • Jul. 2010Concluded an agreement with KAIST on academic-industrial cooperation on LEDs
  • Mar. 2010Started construction of a new factory for Yantai Co., Ltd.
  • Feb. 2010Produced a wireless router, 'Bridge'
2009 year
  • Dec. 2009Acquired the certificate of highly-efficient tools (LED lamp)
  • Dec. 2009Acquired GPD mark at 'International Public Design Award 2009' (LED street light)
  • Dec. 2009Indonesian corporation: Hit 0.3-billion cumulative production of tuner
  • Dec. 2009Made inroads into the eBook market
  • Nov. 2009Produced an actuator of adaptive front lighting system (AFS) for automobiles
  • Oct. 2009Mass-produced the first torque angle sensor for vehicles in the world
  • Sep. 2009Constructed Paju high-tech material complex
  • Sep. 2009Developed a camera module for automobile black boxes
  • Aug. 2009Made industry-academic cooperation (Korea University)
  • Jul. 2009Indonesian corporation: Hit 6-million monthly production of tuner
  • Jul. 2009Hyeju corporation: Hit 2-million monthly production of slim spindle motor
  • Jul. 2009Merged with LG Micron
  • Jun. 2009Yantai Co., LTD. reached daily productivity of 500,000, breaking its previous record.
  • Apr. 2009LG Innotek signed an agreement on industry-academic cooperation
    with Korea Polytechnic Colleges V and
    Chosun College University of Science & Technology.
  • Mar. 2009LG Innotek renew an agreement on industry-academic cooperation
    with Chonnam National University.
  • Mar. 2009Produce LED Channel Module
  • Mar. 2009Sponsors the Nambu University handball team
  • Feb. 2009Wireless Modem surpassed a monthly sales volume of 210 billion won.
2008 year
  • Dec. 2008Produce Torque Sensor for automotives
  • Oct. 2008Obtain the first CMMI level 3 certificate in Korean electronic component market
  • Jul. 2008Break the record of 10 million in the monthly production
    and sales of coin-type vibration motors
  • Jul. 2008Break the accumulated production record of 100 million small LCD modules
  • Jul. 2008Made a stock market debut as IPO
  • May. 2008Develop LEC tubes for 25W
  • May. 2008Consolidate PCB business division
  • Apr. 2008Break the accumulated sales record of 20 million Bluetooth RF modules
  • Apr. 2008Develop the world’s first Moldless LCD Module
  • Mar. 2008Start the LED light board business
  • Jan. 2008Complete the construction of Chupal plant for wireless modem
2007 year
  • Dec. 2007Develop a camera module for SMD-type VGA
  • Oct. 2007Yantai branch to be selected as one of the ten trade companies in Yantai
  • Sep. 2007Develop a camera module of 5 mega pixel auto-focus (9.5×9.5×6.6mm)
  • Sep. 2007Produce ABS motors for automotives
  • Jul. 2007Develop the AF camera module of super-slim 3 mega pixels
  • Jul. 2007Start LED business for lightings
  • Jun. 2007Produce ultra microwave RFID readers
  • May. 2007Break the accumulated sales record of 10 million Bluetooth RF modules
  • Mar. 2007Develop the world’s smallest HD radio module
  • Jan. 2007The Gwangju Plant to achieve 10 times of no disaster(1,740 hours)
2006 year
  • Dec. 2006LG Innotek to co-develop LED WLP “XiOb” for the first time in the world
  • Nov. 2006LG Innotek to develop Korea’s first 0.3mm super-slim white LED
  • Oct. 2006LG Innotek to develop the world’s slimmest 2M camera module of two kinds
  • Oct. 2006LG Innotek to break the production record of 500 million tuners
  • Aug. 2006Yantai Office to break the production record of 3 million cells and 1 million modules
  • Jun. 2006Move-in ceremony for Hanyang University Ansan LG component Institute
2005 year
  • Sep. 2005Opening Ceremony of LG Innotek Hanyang University Ansan Campus Institute
  • Sep. 2005Develop the World’s first translucent OPDD(One Panel Dual Display)
  • Jul. 2005Develop the World’s smallest 2MB autofocus camera module
  • Apr. 2005LCM Division of Gumi Plant to be moved
  • Jan. 2005Opening of Yantai Plant
2004 year
  • Nov. 2004LG Innotek surpassed a monthly sales volume of 100 billion won.
  • Sep. 2004LG Innotek signed an agreement on industry-academic cooperation
    with Chonnam National University.
  • Jul. 2004Spun off and sold its system business unit.
  • Jun. 2004as U.S. Delphi’s telematics CDMA module vendor.
  • May. 2004Put the Photo Mask 3rd into operation
  • Jan. 2004Signed an agreement on white LED phosphor technology
    with the Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology
2003 year
  • Now.2003Production of miniature TFT-LCD module, camera module
2002 year
  • Apr. 2002Modulator selected as official ‘world-class’ product
2001 year
  • Sep. 2001Tuner selected as official ‘world-class’ product
  • Apr. 2001Chinese affiliate granted ISO 9001 certification
  • Mar. 2001Production of wireless telecommunication and power module
2000 year
  • Nov. 2000Indonesian affiliate established
  • Oct. 2000Production of LED, LD
  • May. 2000Name changed to LG Innotek Co., Ltd
1999 year
  • Nov. 1999Awarded Gold Medal at “New Tech Korea” Conference
  • Sep. 1999Awarded ‘KT Mark’ and ‘Jang Yong Sil’ Prize
  • Jul. 1999First Korean producer of digital tuner
  • Mar. 1999Merger with LG Precision Co., Ltd
1997 year
  • May. 1997First Korean producer of SAW filter, PA module
1996 year
  • Dec. 1996Designated as Environmentally Friendly Company
1995 year
  • Mar. 1995ISO 9001 certification received
  • Jan. 1995Name changed to LG Electro-Components Co., Ltd., Mexican affiliate established
1994 year
  • Nov. 1994U.S. marketing affiliate established
  • Oct. 1994Chinese affiliate established
1993 year
  • Jan. 1993Production of miniature precision motor
1992 year
  • Jul. 1992Production of hybrid IC
1985 year
  • Apr. 1985Gwangju factory established
1984 year
  • Jun. 1983Production of modulator, VCR head
1976 year
  • Apr. 1976Obtained quality management from the government
1975 year
  • Oct. 1975Company employee training center established
1974 year
  • Oct. 1974Labor union formed
1971 year
  • Jul. 1971Production of Korea’s first TV tuner, Constructed for metallic pattern production facility
1970 year
  • Aug. 1970Goldstar-Alps Electronics Co., Ltd. established