Samsung

A global leader in digital technology and electronic hardware and components manufacturing. In the forefront of selling smartphones and televisions, it employs around 370,000 people in its various international branches.

An international company specialized in the production of electronic devices and digital media, was founded in 1969 in South Korea . The Samsung Electronics is a leading in the world in the field of digital technology, manufacturing equipment and electronic components companies.

Founded and developed

Samsung Electronics was founded in 1969 and was named "Samsung Sanyo Electric" and renamed Samsung Electro mechanics in March 1975. The name was renamed in March 1977 and has since become Samsung Electronics.

The company began to produce black and white TVs (P-3208) in 1970, then began to produce washing machines and refrigerators in 1974, microwave ovens in 1979, air coolers in 1980, and personal computers in 1983.

The company also developed the world's smallest and lightest video tape recorder in 1986 for that innovation, Samsung won the President's award at Korea Electronics Expo , and came only a year later Samsung Opens Advanced Technology Institute for research and development.

And in 1992, Samsung Electronics was able to finish the development of the mobile phone system and drive hard drives with a capacity of 250 MB, and the first (DRAM) 64 MegaBytes Memory capacity worldwide. 

During the 1990s, the company continued its research, innovation and TQM policy to develop world-class products capable of satisfying customers and responding to their expectations.

Its efforts have been successful in developing the world's fastest CPU in 1996 and completing the development of a DRAM up to 1 GB in the same year.

After the Asian financial crisis erupted in 1997, and despite its dire consequences for the economies of the region where South Korea has not yet been delivered, Samsung has continued to grow thanks to its leadership in electronics and digital technologies.

And the company began to produce the first digital TV on a large scale in the world in 1998 , in addition to the completion of the development of a TV provider fully flat - screen TV, and managed in the following year to develop the first screen (TFT-LCD) on a 3- dimensional world.

Headquarter

Samsung's Headquarter in the South Korean capital Seoul, its subsidiaries - more than 200 - are spread across the world.

The digital age

The beginning of the second millennium marked the entry of human societies into the digital age on a large scale, with products that rely on digital technology and spread among people. Samsung has set itself up to date and responds to the demands of the digital age, asserting its global leadership in electronics by developing many products based on highly advanced digital technology.

In 2002, Samsung developed the 54-inch TFT-LCD, the world's largest digital TV screen, and a colorful TFT-LCD mobile phone.

In 2004, Samsung sold more than 20 million mobile phones in the United States alone, and succeeded in becoming the world market leader for televisions from 2007 and several years, and has been at the forefront of the US mobile market.

Samsung has achieved impressive successes in the smart phone market and has been at the forefront of the global market since 2012 with the separation of its Galaxy phone, which is a success story made Apple and its phone "iPhone" fall off the throne of this market.

The company's sales in 2012 exceeded $ 247 billion, net profit was $ 18 billion, while the company's total assets reached more than $ 384 billion.

The company employs around 370,000 people worldwide.

Awards and Awards

In 2001, BusinessWeek magazine ranked Samsung as the top 100 among IT companies.

The Samsung brand in 2010 was ranked 19th in the world in an annual ranking by Interband Consulting for the best international brands.

Samsung was also ranked fifth in the US magazine Fortune, which includes the most popular e-commerce companies