Interesting facts about Samsung
Maybe you know it just for smartphones or TV products, but Samsung is much more than this. They make one of the best smartphones on the market, Galaxy S6. Maybe this is the only fact you know about this company, but there are many more.
• You probably have heard for Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world. It was built by Samsung’s construction division.
• The name Samsung means three starts. It was chosen by the Lee Byung-chul, the founder of this company.
• 90% of Samsung products is made in their own factories. This is done in order to make the products of best quality.
• 1of 3 phones sold is made by Samsung.
• Samsung also has heavy industry division. They built ships in 4 million square foot shipyard.
• Apple has 80.000 employees worldwide, Microsoft 97.106 and Samsung Electronics has 370.000.
• Samsung started as a grocery trading company in 1938. Later they started making TV’s, calculators, washing machine and rice cookers.
• Samsung is the biggest manufacturer of memory chips in the world. They claim this position in 1993.
• The Samsung Digital City employs more than 35.000 employees. It is spread on 390 acres of land and it has 4 skyscrapers and many smaller buildings. Their most know the products, like Galaxy phones, are designed here.
• The Samsung Digital City has more than 150 teachers and its child care center can take care of 1.000 children.
• Every year, Samsung donates $100 million to the Samsung Medical Center. This is a non-profit organization.
• Samsung is also known for Samsung Life Insurance, Samsung C&T, Samsung Heavy Industries, Samsung SDS and Samsung Electronics.
• Samsung is the number 1 smartphone maker.