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The history of Trading & Investment Group of Samsung C&T Corporation represents history of Samsung Group.

2000’s Corporate History Details

2000’s Taking a leap toward the future

Samsung C&T Corporation relocated its headquarters to Jamsil in June 2016 and continues to move forward to become a leading global company.

  • 2017.05
    Completed Gas-fired Combined Cycle Power Plant in Chile
  • 2016.12
    Completed Financing for Bahrain LNG Import Terminal Project
  • 2014.03
    Completed NorteⅡ Power Plant in Mexico
  • Completion of TOK plant
    2013.10
    Completion of TOK plant
  • Enters strategic partnership with Vietnam
    2013.09
    Enters strategic partnership with Vietnam
  • Signed financing contract on the construction of 270MW wind power project in Ontario, Canada
    2013.03
    Signed financing contract on the construction of 270MW wind power project in Ontario, Canada
  • Named Korea’s most respected company by KMAC for 9 consecutive years
    2013.02
    Named Korea’s most respected company by KMAC for 9 consecutive years
  • Held groundbreaking ceremony for coal-fired thermal power plant in Balkhash, Kazakhstan
    2012.09
    Held groundbreaking ceremony for coal-fired thermal power plant in Balkhash, Kazakhstan
  • Completed LNG terminal in Manzanillo, Mexico
    2012.03
    Completed LNG terminal in Manzanillo, Mexico
  • Signed PSA for acquisition of US oil and gas company Parallel Petroleum LLC
    2011.11
    Signed PSA for acquisition of US oil and gas company Parallel Petroleum LLC
  • Opened Syndney Office
    2011.09
    Opened Syndney Office
  • Signed IGA with Korean and Kazakhstani government for the Balkhash Thermal Power Plant Project
    2011.08
    Signed IGA with Korean and Kazakhstani government for the Balkhash Thermal Power Plant Project
  • Held volunteer activities in India in 2011
    2011.07
    Held volunteer activities in India in 2011
  • Signed share acquisition contract to lithium mines in Chile
    2010.11
    Signed share acquisition contract to lithium mines in Chile
  • Signed agreement for developing and nurturing “Hidden Champions”
    2010.08
    Signed agreement for developing and nurturing “Hidden Champions”
  • Won order for Mexico’s Norte Ⅱ combined cycle power plant project
    2010.08
    Won order for Mexico’s Norte Ⅱ combined cycle power plant project
  • Won order for Thang Long Cement project in Vietnam
    2010.07
    Won order for Thang Long Cement project in Vietnam
  • Completed construction of the Pinghu precision mill in China
    2010.04
    Completed construction of the Pinghu precision mill in China
  • Won order for the Ontario wind/solar power cluster development project
    2010.01
    Won order for the Ontario wind/solar power cluster development project
  • Registered as specialized trading company
    2009.12
    Registered as specialized trading company
  • Won order for the California solar power plant project
    2009.12
    Won order for the California solar power plant project
  • Awarded '100 billion KRW Tower Prize' on National Tax Day
    2009.03
    Awarded '100 billion KRW Tower Prize' on National Tax Day
  • Opened KMS system 'Knowledge-One'
    2009.01
    Opened KMS system 'Knowledge-One'
  • Won order to supplu Floating Storage Unit (FSU) to Iranian company IOOC
    2008.09
    Won order to supplu Floating Storage Unit (FSU) to Iranian company IOOC
  • Acquired Indonesian palm plantation fro produsing bio-diesel source material
    2008.04
    Acquired Indonesian palm plantation for producing bio-diesel source material
  • Renamed company name to 'Samsung C&T Corporation' and group name to 'Trading & Investment Group'
    2008.03
    Renamed company name to 'Samsung C&T Corporation' and group name to 'Trading & Investment Group'
  • Won Mexico LNG Terminal BOO project
    2008.03
    Won Mexico LNG Terminal BOO project
  • Opened coil center POSS-SLPC in Slovakia
    2008.02
    Opened coil center POSS-SLPC in Slovakia
  • Purchased oil & gas production assets in Gulf of Mexico
    2008.01
    Purchased oil & gas production assets in Gulf of Mexico
  • Relocated headquarters to Seocho Samsung Town
    2008.01
    Relocated headquarters to Seocho Samsung Town
  • Acquired Japanese precision stainless steel maker 'Myodo Metal'
    2008.01
    Acquired Japanese precision stainless steel maker 'Myodo Metal'
  • Acquired MSSC Coil Center in Malaysia
    2008.01
    Acquired MSSC Coil Center in Malaysia
  • Opened POS-IDPC Coil Center in Delhi, India (equity acquisition)
    2007.12
    Opened POS-IDPC Coil Center in Delhi, India (equity acquisition)
  • 2007.10
    Began oil production In Mahuangshan, China
  • Groundbreaking for Sol-Luce Jindo photovoltaic power plant  (3MW)
    2007.08
    Groundbreaking for Sol-Luce Jindo photovoltaic power plant (3MW)
  • Opened Donggwan Coil Center in China
    2007.06
    Opened Donggwan Coil Center in China
  • Supplied medical equipments to Panama
    2007.01
    Supplied medical equipments to Panama
  • Signed contract for establishment of 'Garden of the Rose of Sharon' in War Memorial Park
    2006.09
    Signed contract for establishment of 'Garden of the Rose of Sharon' in War Memorial Park
  • Concluded agreement with Pearl Buck International to support interracial children
    2006.04
    Concluded agreement with Pearl Buck International to support interracial children
  • 2004.05
    Established sisterhood relationship with farm village in Jincheon
  • Established Dongguan Samsung Logistics Ltd.
    2003.10
    Established Dongguan Samsung Logistics Ltd.
  • Held English Presentation Contest for new employees for first time
    2003.05
    Held English Presentation Contest for new employees for first time
  • Relocated headquarters to Samsung Plaza in Bundang
    2002.01
    Relocated headquarters to Samsung Plaza in Bundang
2017
05 Completed Gas-fired Combined Cycle Power Plant in Chile
2016
12 Completed Financing for Bahrain LNG Import Terminal Project
06 Relocated headquarters to Jamsil
2015
09 Merger of Cheil Industries and Samsung C&T Corporation
02 Named Korea’s most respected company by KMAC for 11 consecutive years
2014
11 Signed MOU Regarding the Vung Ang 3 Thermal Power Project in Vietnam
09 Listed in the 2014 DJSI(Dow Jones Sustainability Index) World Index
08 Broke Ground for Gas-fired Combined Cycle Power Plant in Chile
06 Signed Capacity Purchase Agreement for Balkhash Power Project
03 Completed NorteⅡ Power Plant in Mexico
02 Won Contract for USD 89 Million Substation in Algeria
01 Acquired AA Rating for AEO Certification
2013
12 Awarded the Prime Minister Citation on Trade Day
12 Wins BHP Kelar Gas combined power project in Chile
11 Groundbreaking of wind power complex in Haldimand
10 Completion of TOK plant
09 Enters strategic partnership with Vietnam
04 Ground broken for wind power generation complex in Chatham-Kent
03 Signed financing contract on the construction of 270MW wind power project in Ontario, Canada
02 Named Korea’s most respected company by KMAC for 9 consecutive years
2012
09 Held groundbreaking ceremony for coal-fired thermal power plant in Balkhash, Kazakhstan
09 Signed joint venture agreement for market investment with TOK (Japan)
07 Carried out 2nd overseas volunteer activity in India
07 Entered into joint development agreement on refinery plant in Gabon
05 Separated Tokyo Subsidiary from Samsung Japan
03 Completed LNG terminal in Manzanillo, Mexico
2011
12 Awarded the presidential prize on Trade Day
11 Signed PSA for acquisition of US oil and gas company Parallel Petroleum LLC
09 Opened Syndney Office
08 Signed IGA with Korean and Kazakhstani government for the Balkhash Thermal Power Plant Project
08 Signed 1st and 2nd phase Power Purchase Agreement with the Ontario government
07 Held volunteer activities in India in 2011
2010
11 Signed share acquisition contract to lithium mines in Chile
11 Awarded the presidential prize on Trade Day
08 Signed agreement for developing and nurturing “Hidden Champions”
08 Participated in nickel mine development project in Ambatovy
08 Won order for Mexico’s Norte Ⅱ combined cycle power plant project
08 Signed MOU with Videocon Group in India
07 Won order for Thang Long Cement project in Vietnam
04 Completed construction of the Pinghu precision mill in China
03 Receives Bronze Industrial Award on Taxpayer's Day
02 Signed MOU for infrastructure development project in Senegal
01 Won order for the Ontario wind/solar power cluster development project
2009
12 Registered as specialized trading company
12 Won order for the California solar power plant project
09 Signed agreement to sponsor impoverished children around the world
07 Participated in project to build world's largest seawater desalination plant
05 Won order for UK airport renovation project
03 Awarded '100 billion KRW Tower Prize' on National Tax Day
03 Won Kazakhstan power plant project with KEPCO
01 Opened KMS system 'Knowledge-One'
2008
12 Published 'Report for Sustainable Management'
10 Completed construction of Tank Terminal (SSCT) in Vietnam
09 Completed construction of Sol-Luce Jindo photovoltaic power plant (3MW)
09 Won order to supplu Floating Storage Unit (FSU) to Iranian company IOOC
04 Acquired Indonesian palm plantation for producing bio-diesel source material
04 Established Samsung Precision Stainless Steel in Pinghu, China
03 Renamed company name to 'Samsung C&T Corporation' and group name to 'Trading & Investment Group'
03 Won Mexico LNG Terminal BOO project
02 Opened coil center POSS-SLPC in Slovakia
02 Completed construction of NSK Global (Vietnam)
01 Purchased oil & gas production assets in Gulf of Mexico
01 Relocated headquarters to Seocho Samsung Town
01 Opened POSS-SZPC Coil Center in Suzhou, China
01 Acquired Japanese precision stainless steel maker 'Myodo Metal'
01 Acquired MSSC Coil Center in Malaysia
2007
12 Opened POS-IDPC Coil Center in Delhi, India (equity acquisition)
10 Won EDCF project for e-government system
10 Began oil production In Mahuangshan, China
08 Groundbreaking for Sol-Luce Jindo photovoltaic power plant (3MW)
07 Established KSI
06 Opened Donggwan Coil Center in China
02 Completed construction of vaccine production plant in Vietnam
02 Sale of Samsung Plaza
01 Supplied medical equipments to Panama
2006
11 Reopened Bucharest office
09 Signed contract for exploration for oil & gas in the Gulf of Mexico
09 Signed contract for establishment of 'Garden of the Rose of Sharon' in War Memorial Park
06 Won order for Angola agriculture modernization project
04 Concluded agreement with Pearl Buck International to support interracial children
2005
12 Designated as "Exemplary Trader of Strategic Goods'
04 Opened strategic materials export control system
03 Received presidential honor award on Taxpayers' Day
01 Launched Pleomax in Korea
2004
05 Established sisterhood relationship with farm village in Jincheon
2003
10 Established Dongguan Samsung Logistics Ltd.
09 Won order for Phillippine e-government system
06 Established Joint-venture Delaglas Korea Corporation (DKC) with Asahi kasei
05 Held English Presentation Contest for new employees for first time
2002
12 Withdew from consigned management of Kazakhmys
01 Relocated headquarters to Samsung Plaza in Bundang
2001
07 Established ERDSAM International Co.,LTD
04 Established Sino-Samsung Logistics Company Ltd.
04 Won order to build harbor cargo handling facilities in Croatia
2000
10 Steelmaker Otelinox selected as Romania’s Best Firm
09 Established Gwangzou Trading Company in China
05 Signed agreement with World Bank for Staff Exchange Program