Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. Essay

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Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. Company Overview Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2006 parent company sales of US$63.4 billion and net income of US$8.5 billion. Employing approximately 138,000 people in 124 offices in 56 countries, the company consists of five main business units: Digital Media Business, LCD Business, Semiconductor Business, Telecommunication Network Business, and Digital Appliance Business. Recognized as one of the fastest growing global brands, Samsung Electronics is a leading producer of digital TVs, memory chips, mobile phones, and TFT-LCDs. For more information, please visit Vision and…show more content…
The company’s involvement and leadership in a wide variety of IT products make it uniquely positioned to develop innovative and superior digital products. The Digital Media Business is a leader in many areas of the global consumer electronics industry such as digital TVs, color monitors, next-generation DVD players, home theatre systems, notebook PCs, printers and portable entertainment devices. As testament to its industry leadership, Samsung has achieved No.1 global market share in televisions and monitors, and has established world-class technologies that have led to many innovative, award-winning products such as the world’s first Blu-ray disc player, the ultra mobile pc and the world’s smallest colour laser printer. The Semiconductor Business is the world's largest producer of DRAMs, SRAMs, and flash memory. Most notably, Samsung has been the market leader in DRAMs since 1992 and NAND flash memory since 2002. Samsung has maintained its leadership in the memory market through technology innovation and timely investment in infrastructure and R&D. The Semiconductor Business is also a pioneer in System LSI technology and a variety of core semiconductor components for mobile and digital consumer applications. The LCD Business has proven its leadership through continuous technology advancements. It was the first to develop a 40-inch LCD panel in
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