Samsung is much more than an electronics company.
Samsung built the world’s tallest building The Burj Khalifa, known as the Burj Dubai in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It also built The Petronas Towers, also known as the Petronas Twin Towers, are twin skyscrapers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. According to the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat's official definition and ranking, they were the tallest buildings in the world from 1998 to 2004.
In 1938 Lee Chull foundered Samsung in Korea. It was a local company that traded in groceries. At the time the company produced noodles then the company expanded into sugar, the wool. But the late 1950 the company had expanded into insurance, securities, and retail. In the late 1960’s Samsung moved into electronics. Their first electronics venture was a Black and white television produced in 1970.
By 1983, Samsung had produced its first computer. This computer was two years ahead of Microsoft Windows PC’s.
By the 1990’s Samsung expanded in many areas, their diversification lead to becoming one of the world’s leading companies. Today our lives are full of Samsung products from televisions, to computers to fridges, to mobile phone chips to mobile phones.
1993, Samsung has been the biggest producer of memory chips in the world, the original iPhone, and numerous other devices run on Samsung chips, Due to this 2011 Samsung became the world’s most popular smartphone manufacturer.
From 2006 Samsung became the largest manufacturer in the world. 98 percent of the world AMOLED screens are produced by Samsung AMOLED is a screen that doesn’t require a backlight like a typical a LED screen. The ‘s’ at the end of the Galaxy series stands for super smart.
In 2014 alone the company spent 14 billion dollars in research and development. Samsung has 490, 000 thousand employees. More employees thank Apple, Google and Microsoft combine.
In 1995, Samsung invested $2 million into clothing manufacture Fubu, just as it was about to go under since then Fubu had generated 6 billion dollars’ worth of sales since.
In terms of revenue, the company made 305 billion in 2014 Samsung is 17% of Korea Gross domestic product. Samsung is actually made up of 80 different business and affiliates unified by the one philosophy.
Under Samsung tech way, they also build surveillance a weapons technology, Samsung has also made a robot soldier and the k9 army tank. Samsung also makes jet engines.
Samsung Heavy industries have the most effect ship building industry in the whole world. It is over 400 million square feet in size, The Samsung ships are some of the biggest in the world. Samsung is so big it even has its own city. It has its own clothing line and its own drone manufacturing facility.