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2010s

  • 2018

    06OBTAINED IATF 16949 CERTIFICATION

  • 2017

    01ESTABLISHED HANOI PLANT IN VIETNAM

  • 2016

    05ESTABLISHED KOS GLOBAL, HAM-AN PLANT

  • 2015

    04ACQUISITION OF PLANT IN VIETNAM

  • 2014

    08RELOCATION OF SEOUL HEAD OFFICE

  • 2013

    07THAILAND OFFICE ESTABLISHED

    05OBTAINED ISO/TS 16949 CERTIFICATION (CZECH PLANT)

  • 2012

    07KOS TECH MERGED INTO KOS LIMITED

    07CHANGED COMPANY NAME FROM KOS TRADING COMPANY TO KOS LIMITED

  • 2011

    01OBTAINED ISO 9001 CERTIFICATION (U.S.A. FACTORY)

  • 2010

    01ESTABLISHED KOS ITALY OFFICE

2000s

  • 2009

    12OBTAINED ISO 9001 CERTIFICATION (CZECH FACTORY)

    10ESTABLISHED KOS SHANGHAI OFFICE

  • 2008

    06ESTABLISHED CZECH PLANT

    01ESTABLISHED KOS SHENZHEN OFFICE

  • 2007

    10ESTABLISHED KOS TURKEY OFFICE

  • 2006

    12ESTABLISHED KOS EUROPE GMBH

  • 2005

    11AWARDED EXPORT TOWER PRIZE FOR $ 100,000,000 (42ND TRADE DAY)
    (KOS TRADING COMPANY:$ 50,000,000
    /KOS TECH:$ 30,000,000/KOSWIRE:$ 30,000,000)

    01OBTAINED ISO/TS 16949 CERTIFICATION (LRQA)

  • 2003

    05KOS LIMITED AWARDED AS THE WORLD CLASS STAINLESS STEEL WIRE MANUFACTURER

    02ESTABLISHED KOSWIRE UI RYEONG PLANT
    (SPRING/HARD WIRE)

    02ESTABLISHED SHANGHAI OFFICE

  • 2002

    09ESTABLISHED U.S.A PLANT, RELOCATION OF U.S.A OFFICE TO FLOWERY BRANCH GA NEAT ATLANTA

  • 2001

    04RELOCATION OF SEOUL HEAD OFFICE TO YONGSAN, SEOUL

    03ESTABLISHED GAMJEON PLANT
    (MINIATURE WIRE ROPE)

  • 2000

    02ESTABLISHED KOS SINGAPORE PTE
    OBTAINED ISO 9001/2000 CERTIFICATION (KOS TECH)

1990s

  • 1999

    08ESTABLISHED SAMRAK PLANT
    (MINIATURE WIRE ROPE & CONTROL CABLE)

    04ESTABLISHED KOS WIRE LTD.
    (STAINLESS SPRING WIRE)

  • 1997

    10ESTABLISHED KOS HONG KONG OFFICE

    08OBTAINED JIS CERTIFICATION (STAINLESS SPRING WIRE)

  • 1996

    08OBTAINED ISO 9002 CERTIFICATION (STAINLESS WIRE)

    03AWARDED TIN INDUSTRIAL MEDAL (30TH DAY OF TAX)

    01OBTAINED ISO 9002 CERTIFICATION (STAINLESS WIRE ROPE)

  • 1995

    06(OSAKA, TOKYO) ESTABLISHED KOS JAPAN IN OSAKA, TOKYO

    01(NEW JERSEY) ESTABLISHED KOS AMERICA INC IN NEW JERSEY

  • 1990

    04OBTAINED KS CERTIFICATION, STAINLESS SPRING WIRE/STAINLESS STEEL WIRE FOR COLD HEADING

    01ESTABLISHED KOS EUROPE GMBH IN DUESSELDORF

1980s

  • 1989

    07ESTABLISHED KEUM JUNG CO., LTD.

    05ESTABLISHED KOS TECH LTD.

  • 1986

    11AWARDED EXPORT TOWER PRIZE FOR $ 10,000,000 (23RD EXPORT DAY)

  • 1982

    05ESTABLISHED SEOUL OFFICE

  • 1980

    04ESTABLISHED YUSAN FACTORY

1970s

  • 1979

    11 AWARDED BY PRIME MINISTER (16TH EXPORT DAY)

  • 1977

    04ESTABLISHED SAMRAK FACTORY OF KOS TRADING COMPANY