From its inception as a small export business in Taegu, Korea, SAMSUNG has grown to become one of the world’s leading electronics companies, specializing in digital appliances and media, semiconductors, memory, and system integration. Today SAMSUNG’s innovative and top quality products and processes are world recognized. This timeline captures the major milestones in SAMSUNG’s history, showing how the company expanded its product lines and reach, grew its revenue and market share, and has followed its mission of making life better for consumers around the world.