Doosan Corporation

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Doosan Corporation
Joint-stock company
Founded December 18, 1933
Founder Park Seung-jik
Headquarters Seoul, South Korea
Key people
Yongmaan Park
(Chairman)
Revenue KRW1,995 billion (2014)
KRW186 billion (2014)
Number of employees
1,890
Subsidiaries Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction
Doosan Infracore
Doosan Engineering & Construction
Doosan Engine
Doosan DST
Doosan Rexcon
Doosan Capital
Oricom
Neoplux
Doosan Cuvex
Doosan Bears
Doosan Feed & Livestock
Doosan Tower Corporation
Website www.doosan.com

Doosan Corporation is a corporate holding company headquartered in Euljiro 6-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul, Korea.

History[edit]

  • 1896 Park Seung-jik opened first store
  • 1925 Changed the name of Park Seung-Jik Store Limited to Doosan Store
  • 1953 Established the Oriental Brewery and began producing OB beer.
  • 1960 Established Dongsan Construction and Engineering (currently Doosan Engineering & Construction)/Acquired Hapdong News Agency (currently Yonhap News)
  • 1966 Founded Hanyang Food
  • 1967 Founded Yoonhan Machinery (currently Doosan Mecatec)
  • 1969 Founded Hankook Bottle and Glass
  • 1979 Established Doosan CCK Can Manufacturing
  • 1980 Founded OB Seagram
  • 1982 Formed OB Bears (currently Doosan Bears)
  • 1996 Celebrated Doosan’s 100th anniversary of our founding, Announced Doosan Group’s new CI
  • 1998 Incorporated nine affiliates and re-launched the company as Doosan Corporation in September.
  • 2008 Acquired the Chung-Ang University Foundation - Y.S.Park took office as Chairman.
  • 2008 Sold off the liquor business, and henceforth operated four main businesses, namely, Electro-materials, Fashion, Glonet, and Information & Communication.
  • 2009 Doosan Corporation converted into an operating holding company
  • 2009 Acquired Czech power generation equipment maker Škoda Power
  • 2010 Established Doosan Power Systems
  • 2011 Completed the Xuzhou compact excavator plant
  • 2012 Completed Doosan Corporation Mottrol's Jiangyin plant and Doosan Corporation Electro-Materials' Changshu plant in China
  • 2012 Acquired ENPURE, a U.K. based water/wastewater treatment company
  • 2014 Doosan Corporation Fuel Cell established
  • 2014 Doosan Corporation Acquired Circuit Foil Luxembourg
  • 2014 Bobcat produces its 1 millionth loader

Businesses[edit]

  • Electro-Materials : Doosan Corporation Electronics is a producer of copper clad laminates, a core part of printed circuit boards that are used in electronic products, and is expanding the scope of its business to include the display material business, including OLED materials.
  • Mottrol : Doosan Mottrol was the first company in Korea to advance into the hydraulic industry. Based on the technology it has acquired in the production of hydraulic machines for heavy construction equipment and hydraulic parts for the defense industry, it is now a supplier of hydraulic equipment, having expanded its business to produce and supply parts to the ISB (Infrastructure Support Business) sector.
  • Glonet (Former Doosan Trading Company): Doosan Corporation Glonet is developing and supplying bio-materials such as medical emulsifiers, plant growth regulators, and raw materials for health food and skincare products.
  • Information & Communication : As an information technology (IT) business services unit, Doosan Corporation Information & Communication provides IT services, including development, consulting and operation.
  • Industrial Vehicle : Doosan Corporation Industrial Vehicle is a manufacturer of global logistics equipment, as well as engine-type forklifts and electronic forklifts.
  • Fuel Cell : Doosan Corporation Fuel Cell has a full lineup of products, from power generation to residential use, based on its proprietary fuel cell technologies.

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