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COMPANY HISTORY

History

1959 ~ 1971

Foundation & Development

1959. Established – Shinil industrial Co,Ltd
1964. Developed – Compact Moter
1967. Produced – FAN

1959

  • Founded Shinil Industrial Co., Ltd

1964

  • Successful development of small motor and its production start

1967

  • Started production of fans
  • Started production of ventilators
  • Newly built and moved to Gongneung-dong factory in Dobong-gu, Seoul
1969
  • Shinil Fans, awarded the Grand Prize by the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy
  • Started production of hair driers

1972 ~ 1983

Globalization & Extension

1972. Extended – Production
1976. Exported – To the world
1978. Exceed – 10,000 production/day

1972
  • Started production of refrigerators
1973
  • Started production of MIXER
  • Started production of electric STOVE
  • Exported small-sized motor to Japan (first in Korea)
  • Exported fans to Japan, USA and Southeast Asia
  • Exporting hair dryer to USA, UK and Japan (first in Korea)
  • Successful development of BRUSH MOTOR to produce the first vacuum cleaner in Korea
  • Awarded a certificate from the National Tax Service
1974
  • Awarded the Overseas Development Excellence Award the Export Achievement Award (Korea Electrical Manufacturers Cooperative, Korea Trade Promotion Corporation)
1975
  • Started the production of electronic hot-insulating rice cooker
1976
  • Started to export fan in Indonesia
  • Started production of electronic petroleum STOVE
  • Started production of electronic rice cooker
1977
  • Started production of JUICER MIXER
  • Commenced production of reflex type petroleum STOVE
1978
  • Exceeding 10,000 production volume per day
  • Completed and moved to Suwon factory
1979
  • Annual sales volume of the fans exceeded1.3 million units
1980
  • Acquired KS mark for fans (first in Korea)
1981
  • Awarded the Export Achievement Award
1982
  • Acquired UL Mark for Shinil fans
  • Over 1,500,000 units of electric fans and it’s MOTOR annually exported
  • Acquired KS mark for Shinil fans

1984 ~ 1990

Sustainability & Acquirement

1984. Acquired – KS, UL, CE
1985. Acquired – GOOD DESIGN
1988. Extended – Product line up

1984
  • Acquired KS mark for Shinil RANGE HOODS
  • Acquired KS mark for electric mixers (first in Korea)
  • Acquired KS mark for electric rice cooker and fans (wall-mounted, stand-type, ceiling)
  • Developed and started production of the hot water washer (bidet)
  • Annual sales volume of the Shinil High Speed Dehydrator exceeded120,000 units
  • Exported the fans to the USA with 800,000 units
1985
  • Developed Shaded pole type motor and exported to USA
  • Ultrasonic Humidifier Obtained US FCC Approval
  • Ultrasonic Humidifier Obtained UL MARK
  • Exported ultrasonic humidifier to USA
  • Acquired UL Mark for 6” fans
  • Started production of the Halogen Forced Convection Electric Air Heater STOVE
  • Acquired GOOD DESIGN for Shinil rinse dehydrator and electric rice cooker and warmer
  • Exported the fans to Indonesia with 1 million units
1986
  • Acquired KS mark for STOVE (first in Korea)
  • Acquired KS mark for electric rice cooker
  • Started exporting fan to Japan
1987
  • Started development and production of the JUICER type approval
  • Exported motors more than 30 million units to USA for 10 years
1988
  • Acquired KS mark for electric dehydrator (first in Korea)
  • Application for manufacturing approval of GAS equipment and acquisition
1989
  • Started development and production of electric washing machine (fully automatic) type approval
  • Started development and production of the GAS OVEN RANGE
  • Annual sales volume of the fans exceeds 1.3 million units

1991 ~ 2003

Diversification & Mordernization

1991. Acquired – GOOD DESIGN(FAN)
1995. Contracted – Internationally(Malaysia)
1997. Extended – Product line up

1991
  • Fans acquired the GOOD DESIGN
  • Annual sales volume of the fans exceeds 1.55 million units
1993
  • Electric well pump type approval, production started
  • Acquired Q-MARK for electric well pumps
  • Electric pump type approval, production started
1994
  • Approved the shape of the fully automatic cooker and started production
  • Approved type of soup heaters and started production
1995
  • Electric radiator (for export), type approval of industrial fans, production of industrial fan started
  • Signed export contract for washing machine plant in Malaysia
1996
  • Started approval of hood mixer type and production of hood mixer
  • Started production of FREE VALVEAGE for desktop fans
  • Air Purifier type approved
1997
  • Malaysia washing machine plant export and technology transfer, assembly line construction
  • Commenced new production of the Hanoi factory in Vietnam
1998
  • Acquired Q-MARK for food dehydrator
  • Started to export electric ranges with ovens (SHOWTIME) to the USA
  • Commenced new production of the Wendeng factory in China
1999
  • Developed laminator and acquired export UL & CE
  • Developed 3 models of Kimchi refrigerator and released Kimche
2000
  • Developed and exported MP3 Player, Pager and ADSL Modem
2001
  • Developed core stove and exported to France
2002
  • Exported the fans to Japan with 2 million units
  • Developed BLDC, CLDC motor for electric bicycle and electric scooter
  • Developed motors for electric wheelchair
  • Awarded the 100 patented products of automatic roll type laminator (KIPO)
2003
  • Exported the electric ranges with ovens to US with 3.5 million units
  • Business Alliance with Fackelmann GmbH + Co. KG, Germany
  • Produced new engine bicycles, electric bicycles, and electric scooters
  • Two companies, electric scooters and engine scooters, entered the company and built a production system

2004 ~ 2019

Renovation & Greatness

2004. Launched – China Factory(Qingdao)
2006. Selected consecutively – KSQEI NO 1 company
2019. Awarded consecutively – KSQEI & GOOD DESIGN

2004
  • Established Motor Business Division, started electric bicycle, electric scooter, engine scooter business
  • Launched the Shinil bidet
  • Commenced new production of the Qingdao factory in China
2005
  • Change in the largest shareholder (Dukhyun Kim → Young Kim)
  • Started to develop and produce 1st grade motor in Korea
2006
  • Selected as the best company in Korean Standard Quality Excellence Index
2007
  • Inauguration of CEO KwonYoung Song
2008
  • Business alliance with Busung Faray Co., Ltd – Developed and produced Shinil Faray hot air heater
  • Launched fan heater development business in cooperation with DAINICHI, Japan
2009
  • Selected as one of the 100 best companies selected by buyers and editors
2010
  • Best hit product in the first half of the year (Stainless Blender)
  • Selected as the best company in Korean Standard Quality Excellence Index for 5 consecutive years
  • Headquarters location change
2011
  • 2nd Korea CEO Management Award
  • Selected as the best company in Korean Standard Quality Excellence Index for 6 consecutive years
2012
  • Selected as the best company in Korean Standard Quality Excellence Index for 7 consecutive years
2013
  • Selected as a GOOD DESIGN (SIF-P14DR)
  • Selected as the best company in Korean Standard Quality Excellence Index for 8 consecutive years
  • 1.5 million fans sold in Korea
  • Started construction of Cheonan factory
2014
  • Awarded the Korea Creative Economy CEO Awards Grand Prize (Quality Management sector)
  • Korea Innovation Frontier Award Grand Prize in 2014
  • Selected as the best company in Korean Standard Quality Excellence Index for 9 consecutive years
  • Completed Cheonan factory
2015
  • Selected as a GOOD DESIGN (humidifier MOOMOO)
  • Dedicated to the Korean Customer Satisfaction Index Hall of Fame
  • Selected as the best company in Korean Standard Quality Excellence Index for 10 consecutive years
  • Awarded the Korea Innovation Frontier Award Grand Prize (Two-way fan) – Awarded for 2 consecutive years
2016
  • Selected as the best company in Korean Standard Quality Excellence Index for 11 consecutive years
  • Awarded the Korea Innovation Frontier Award Grand Prize in 2017 (Wet mop steam cleaner)
  • Inauguration of CEO Kwon Kim
2017
  • Annual sales volume of electric fan exceeds 2 million units
  • Awarded the Korea Meteorological Industry Grand Prize
  • Selected as the best company in Korean Standard Quality Excellence Index for 12 consecutive years
  • Awarded the Korea Innovation Frontier Award Grand Prize in 2017 (Bluetooth fan)
2018
  • Inauguration of CEO Yun-Seog Jeong