Continuing the legacy

Samsung had enjoyed many accolades and world-firsts, but the global economic downturn brought turbulence to the market.
Despite the challenging environment, the company also took this as an opportunity to become a true leader in the semiconductor industry.

2000

- Establishes Hwaseong Campus

Samsung Semiconductor History, Establishes Hwaseong Campus in 2000

2002

- Achieves top market share in LCD Driver ICs
- Develops industry’s first 90nm-class 2Gb NAND flash

Samsung Semiconductor History, Develops 90nm-calss 2Gb NAND Flash in 2002

2003

- Achieves top market share in flash memory

Samsung Semiconductor History, Achieves top market share in flash memory in 2003

2004

- Develops industry’s first 60nm-class 8Gb NAND flash

Samsung Semiconductor History, Develops 60nm-class 8Gb NAND flash in 2004

2005

- Develops industry’s first DDR3 SDRAM

Samsung Semiconductor History, Develops industry’s first DDR3 SDRAM in 2005

2006

- Develops industry’s first 16-chip MCP
- Introduces the industry’s first 32GB SSDs

Samsung Semiconductor History, Develops industry’s first 16-chip MCP in 2006

2007

- Begins production in Line2 of Austin, USA (SAS)

Samsung Semiconductor History, Begins production at Line2 of Austin, USA in 2007

2009

- Starts industry’s first mass production of 40nm-class 2Gb DRAM

Samsung Semiconductor History, Starts mass production of 40nm-class 2Gb DRAM in 2009