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PIANO MANUFACTURER INFORMATION: SAMICK  
 
 
Samick : Piano Manufacturers Information
 
1958 SAMICK Piano Co. Established
Establishment Phase
  • Sep. 1958 SAMICK Piano Co. Established
  • Jan. 1960 Upright Piano Production Commenced
  • Jul. 1965 Guitar Production Commenced
  • Mar.1970 Grand Piano Production Commenced
  • June 1971 Acquired the KS-mark Certification for 'Piano & Piano Action'
Take-off Phase
  • Jan. 1973 Incorporated as the SAMICK Musical Instrument Co., Ltd.
  • Jun. 1973 Moved into the Korea Export Industrial Complex (Bupyeong City)
  • Jan. 1978 U.S. Branch Opened in LA
  • May 1980 West Germany Branch Opened
  • Jan. 1982 Baldwin Piano Appointed in the U.S. as a Joint Venture
  • Oct. 1982 Acquired the KS-mark Certification for Grand-Type Piano and Action
  • Dec. 1982 Electronic Musical Instrument Plant Established
Maturity Phase
  • Mar. 1983 Technical Exchange with Klaus Fenner
  • Mar. 1987 Appointed as a World's Top Ranking Product Company
  • Jul. 1987 SAMICK Musical Instrument Research Center Established
  • Mar. 1988 SAMICK Cultural Foundation Arranged
  • Aug. 1988 SAMICK Musical Instrument Co., LTD. Established in Harbin, China
  • Sep. 1988 Piano and Action Approval Acquired from JIS (Japan Industrial Standard)
  • Jan. 1989 Digital Piano Production Commenced
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Major Growth Phase
  • Nov. 1989 Awarded with the 'Top 100 Million Dollars' on the 26th World Trade Day
  • Feb. 1990 Establishment of SAMICK Subsidiary Plant in Harbin, China Approved
  • Mar. 1990 Japan Branch Established
  • Mar. 1990 P.T. SAMICK Indonesia Joint Venture Established
  • Sep. 1992 Digital Piano UL Approved
  • Apr. 1992 P.T. SAMICK Indonesia Joint Venture Completed
  • Apr. 1993 World's First Arte Fashion Piano Released
  • Nov. 1995 ISO 9002 Certification Acquired for Piano Parts from TUV of Germany
  • Mar. 1998 ISO 9001 Certification Acquired for Piano Parts
Struggle Phase
Aug. 1998 Court Controlled Management Commenced
Rebirth Phase
  • Sep. 2001 SAMICK Piano and SAMICK Guitar Selected as World's Best
  • Aug. 2002 M&A and Court Controlled Management Terminated
  • Dec. 2002 Investment in C.Bechstein AG.
 
For more information visit: http://www.samick.co.kr
 
424 Cheongcheon 2 dong, Bupyeong-gu Incheon, Korea Phone : ++82 / (0) 32 - 453 - 3333 Fax : ++82 / (0) 32 - 453 - 3376 ~ 9
 
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