History

창업과 기반구축, 성장과 발전 그리고 최첨단 소재·부품기업으로 도약하고 있습니다.

2019

  • Dec
    Moved HQ to LG Science Park
  • Oct
    Unveiled 5G Communication Module for Automotive
  • Aug.
    Developed “Nexlide-HD” for a 3D Flexible Automotive Lighting
  • May.
    Launched 3D Sensing Module brand "InnoXensing"
  • Feb
    Mass produced ToF Module for Smartphones
  • Jan.
    Settled an agreement with Evergreat to drop the Patent Litigation Regarding UV LED

2018

  • Nov.
    Developed C-V2X Module for Automotive
  • Nov.
    Mass produced Thermoelectric Modules for Table Refrigerators
  • Nov.
    Developed "Nexlide-L", an ultraslim automotive line lamp
  • Sep.
    Awarded with the GM Supplier Quality Excellence Award
  • Aug.
    Promoted its Thermal Imaging IR Camera Module business
  • Aug.
    Introduced the Visible Disinfection Lighting solution
  • Jul.
    Launch a lawsuit against UV LED patent infringement
  • Jun.
    Introduced the world's first Eye Pleasing LED
  • Jun.
    Opened the Thermoelectric Semiconductor Tech Forum
  • Mar.
    Opened the UV LED Forum
  • Jan.
    Developed an advanced flip-chip LED package

2017

  • Nov.
    Developed Worlds first 100mW UV-C LED
  • Sep.
    Joined Charging Interface Initiative e.V.(CharIN e.V.)
  • Aug.
    Developed the world's first 2nd Gen. V2X Full Module
  • Jul.
    Introduced a UV sterilizer for escalator handrails
  • May.
    Mass produced a thermoelectic module for mini wine cellars
  • May.
    Mass produced a UV LED module for sterilizing a water purifier faucet aerator
  • Mar.
    Moved HQ to the LG Seoul Station Bldg.
  • Feb.
    Developed the world's first 70mW UV-C LED
  • Jan.
    Mass produced the Thermoelectric Module for Home Appliance and Automotive
  • Jan.
    Recieved the 2016 Best Supplier Award from Broadcom

2016

  • Oct.
    Included in Korea's DJSI for seven consecutive years
  • Jul.
    Provided ESL models to the GS Supermarket in Korea
  • Jun.
    Received the Supplier Quality Excellence award bestowed by GM
  • May.
    Developed an under glass fingerprint sensor module
  • Mar.
    Developed 15-watt transmission modules for wireless power chargers
  • Feb.
    Developed the ultraslim optical biosensor module
  • Jan.
    Started a New Material business(2 Metal CoF)

2015

  • Oct.
    Included in Korea's DJSI for six consecutive years
  • Jul. 2015
    Received the Best Partner Award from Continental Corporation
  • May.
    Broke the one-billion unit mark in total camera module sales
  • Apr.
    Mass produced the wireless charging transmitter module for the first time
  • Apr.
    Supplied LED lighting module to the large-size buses

2014

  • Dec.
    Awarded with the USD $5 billion Export Tower Prize
  • Oct.
    Included in Korea's DJSI for five consecutive years
  • Oct. 2014
    Signed an MOU with the Ministry of Environment
  • Jun.
    Established Mexico S. A. de C. V.
  • Apr.
    Obtained the AEO certification
  • Mar.
    Signed an MOU with Ministry of Gender Equality and Family

2013

  • Nov
    Received a prize from the Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy at the Korea Technology Awards (Touch Window).
  • Oct.
    Included in Korea's DJSI Korea for four consecutive years
  • Sep.
    Developed of a remote control solution for LEDs
  • Jul.
    Mass produced the first 13-megapixel optical image stabilization (OIS) camera module in the world
  • Jul.
    Produced the world’s first 6-inch UV LED wafer
  • Jul.
    Opened a business-university collaboration center for next-generation parts and materials with Yonsei University
  • Mar.
    Opened childcare centers at all company branches
  • Feb.
    Signed an LED supply contract with Future Lighting Solutions

2012

  • Dec.
    Localized key components for smart cards
  • Nov.
    Developed the wireless charging module for mobile phones
  • Oct.
    Renamed the Shanghai branch office to Shanghai Co., Ltd.
  • Oct.
    Introduced the Fair Trade Compliance Program (CP)
  • Sept.
    Established Guangzhou Co., Ltd.
  • Jun.
    Concluded an academic-industrial cooperation agreement with Yonam Institute of Digital Technology
  • Jun.
    Constructed Gumi Factory 1A
  • Jun.
    Forged sisterhood ties with the 2nd Armored Brigade of the Korean Army on one company for one barrack
  • May.
    Established Innowith, LG Innotek’s general subsidiary company, as a standard workplace for persons with disability
  • Apr.
    Signed the MOU with the Ministry of Environment for the Green Start Movement
  • Apr.
    Concluded an MOU on Massive Investment with Gumi City
  • Apr.
    Signed an agreement on training persons with disabilities for employment
  • Feb.
    Entered into an agreement on shared growth and benefit-sharing
  • Feb.
    Declared the fulfillment of union social responsibility (USR)

2011

  • Oct.
    Included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) Korea 2011-2012
  • Oct.
    Concluded a business partnership agreement with the Korea Electronics Technology Institute
  • Oct.
    Certified as an international testing institute on eco-friendly LEDs by Energy Star(United States)
  • Sep.
    Concluded an MOU with UC Riverside
  • Apr.
    Opened the LED research center for academic-industrial cooperation between LG Innotek and the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
  • Jan.
    Mass-produced the first LED 6-inch wafer in the world

2010

  • Dec.
    Entered into an academic-industrial cooperation agreement with Pusan National University
  • Nov.
    Signed an academic-industrial cooperation agreement with Pohang University of Science and Technology
  • Oct.
    Completed the High-Tech Materials Complex in Paju
  • Sep.
    Fuzhou Co., Ltd. produced 2.5 million lead frames in a month
  • Jul.
    Launched LG Innotek Volunteer
  • Jul.
    Recorded KRW 100 billion in monthly sales for the Display & Network Department
  • Jul.
    Concluded an academic-industrial cooperation agreement with KAIST on LEDs
  • Mar.
    Started construction of a new factory for Yantai Co., Ltd.
  • Feb.
    Produced the wireless router, "Bridge"

2009

  • Dec.
    Indonesian corporation hit a 0.3-billion cumulative production level of tuner units
  • Dec.
    Made inroads into the eBook market
  • Nov.
    Produced an actuator for the adaptive front lighting system (AFS) for automobiles
  • Sep.
    Began constructing the High-Tech Materials Complex in Paju
  • Sep.
    Developed a camera module for automobile black boxes
  • Jul.
    Indonesian corporation hit a 6-million monthly production level of tuner units
  • Jul.
    Hyeju corporation hit 2-million monthly production level of slim spindle motors
  • Jul.
    Merged with LG Micron
  • Jun.
    Yantai Co., Ltd. reached a daily productivity record of 500,000 units, breaking its previous record.
  • May.
    Signed an industry-academic cooperation agreement agreement with Korea Polytechnic Colleges V and Chosun College University of Science & Technology.
  • Apr.
    Renew an industry-academic cooperation agreement with Chonnam National University.
  • Apr.
    Produced the LED Channel Module
  • Feb.
    Surpassed a monthly sales volume of KRW 210 billion for its Wireless Modem.

2008

  • Dec
    Produced the Torque Sensor for automotives
  • Oct.
    Obtained the first CMMI Level 3 certificate in the Korean electronic component market
  • Jul.
    Broke the record of 10 million in the monthly production and sales of coin-type vibration motors
  • Jul.
    Made its stock market debut as an IPO
  • May.
    Developed LEC tubes for 25W
  • May.
    Consolidated the PCB business division
  • Apr.
    Broke the accumulated sales record of 20 million Bluetooth RF modules
  • Apr.
    Developed the world’s first moldless LCD module
  • Mar.
    Started the LED light board business
  • Jan.
    Completed the construction of the Chupal plant for wireless modems

2007

  • Dec.
    Developed a camera module for SMD-type VGA
  • Oct.
    Yantai branch selected as one of the ten trade companies in Yantai
  • Sep.
    Developed a 5 MP, AF camera module of (9.5×9.5×6.6mm)
  • Sep.
    Produced ABS motors for automotives
  • Jul.
    Developed the superslim, 3 MP AF camera module
  • Jul.
    Started LED business for lighting fixtures
  • Jun.
    Produced ultramicrowave RFID readers
  • May.
    Broke the accumulated sales record of 10 million Bluetooth RF modules
  • Mar.
    Developed the world’s smallest HD radio module
  • Jan.
    Achieved no-disaster operations 10 times (1,740 hours) in its Gwangju plant

2006

  • Dec.
    Codeveloped the world’s first LED WLP “XiOb” \
  • Nov.
    Developed Korea’s first 0.3 mm super -slim white LED
  • Oct.
    Developed the world’s slimmest 2-MP camera module of two kinds
  • Oct.
    Broke the production record of 500 million tuners
  • Aug.
    Broke the production record of 3 million cells and 1 million modules through its Yantai office
  • Jun.
    Held the move-in ceremony for Hanyang University Ansan’s LG component institute

2005

  • Sep.
    Held the opening ceremony of LG Innotek's Hanyang University Ansan Campus Institute
  • Sep.
    Develop the World’s first translucent OPDD
  • Jul.
    Developed the world’s smallest 2MB autofocus camera module
  • Apr.
    Moved the LCM Division of the Gumi plant

2004

  • Nov.
    Surpassed a monthly sales volume of KRW 100 billion.
  • Sep.
    Signed an industry-academic cooperation agreement with Chonnam National University.
  • Jul.
    Executed a spinoff and sold its system business unit.
  • Jun.
    Named as the CDMA module vendor for U.S. Delphi’s telematics.
  • May.
    Placed the Photo Mask in third of the operation
  • Jan.
    Signed an agreement regarding white LED phosphor technology with the Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology

2003

  • Nov.
    Began production of miniature TFT-LCD modules and camera modules

2002

2001

  • Sep.
    Received “world-class product” status for its tuner products
  • Mar.
    Began production of wireless telecommunication and power modules

2000

  • Nov.
    Established an Indonesian affiliate
  • Oct.
    Began producing LED and LD units
  • May.
    Changed name to LG Innotek Co., Ltd

1999

  • Nov.
    Awarded the gold medal at the New Tech Korea Conference
  • Sep.
    Awarded with the KT Mark and Jang Yong Sil Prizes
  • Jul.
    Became the first Korean producer of digital tuner
  • Mar.
    Entered into a merger with LG Precision Co., Ltd

1997

  • May.
    Became the first Korean producer of SAW filters and PA modules

1996

  • Ded. 1996
    Designated as an Environmentally Friendly Company

1995

  • Mar.
    Received ISO 9001 certification
  • Jan.
    Changed name to LG Electro-Components Co., Ltd., established a Mexican affiliate

1994

  • Nov.
    Established the US marketing affiliate
  • Oct.
    Established a Chinese affiliate

1993

  • Jan.
    Produced miniature precision motors

1992

  • Jul.
    Produced hybrid IC

1990

  • Dec.
    Produced photo masks

1985

  • Apr.
    Established Gwangju factory

1984

  • Dec.
    Produced shadow masks
    Jun.
    Produced modulators and VCR heads

1976

  • Apr.
    Obtained quality management from the government

1975's

  • Oct. 1975
    Company employee training center established

1974

  • Oct.
    Formed labor union

1971

  • Jul.
    Produced Korea’s first TV tuner, construction of the metallic pattern production facility

1970

  • Aug.
    Established Goldstar-Alps Electronics Co., Ltd.