Rotary Compressor

Rotary Compressor

SAMSUNG, a leader for decades in the air conditioner business both domestically and abroad, entered the rotary compressor business in 1989 by establishing world-class production facilities that use the most advanced equipment and technology from the U.S.



Brief History


2017              Completed full line-up for 48, 55 Frame with 6 pole motor

Started to produce R32 BLDC compressor

Started to produce the world first 39 Frame with 8 pole motor

2014               Developed 20 frame Miniature BLDC Rotary Compressor

2013              Enhanced BLDC compressor operating frequency range

2012              Developed 63 frame BLDC Scroll compressor

2010              Developed copper alternative motor
                        Accomplished accumulated production of 50 million

2008             Sine-Wave control BLDC full line up

2007             Increased production capacity to 8 millions

2006             Moved all Korean Line to Suzhou, China
                       Accomplished accumulated production 30 millions

2005              Increased production capacity to 7 millions

2004            Developed twin vane BLDC and extra-large volume 63 frame compressors

2003            Started production in Suzhou, China

2002             Developed single vane BLDC compressors, small volume 39 frame compressors

2001             Developed R410A compressors and large volume 55 frame compressors
                       Accomplished accumulated production 10 millions

1997              Compressor plant moved from Suwon to Gwangju 
                       Production of R-600a compressor started
                       Developed Super EER 44 frame compressors

1996              Approved and registered by ISO 14000

1995              Developed AC inverter compressors

1993              Approved and registered by ISO 9001

1990              Established rotary compressor plant in Suwon Korea