Beginning of an Innovative Group
First project in an capital area
- Goyang Hwajeong Samra Midasville
2001 ~ 2006
Construction of residential complexes in Samra Midasville in
five areas in Ilsan, Yongsan, and Mapo
Preparation for a Leap
Entered electronic battery industry
- Acquisition of Bexel Inc.
Entered constructional material and automobile parts industry
- Acquisition of Namsun Aluminum Inc.
Expansion of logistic sector
- Acquisition of Knwool Textile Inc.
Expansion of fiber and manufacturing sector
- Acquisition of TK Chemical
Expansion for Growth
Launched ‘Woobang IUshell’, an apartment brand
- Acquired Woobang Inc.
※ 2010 ~ Now; have successfully sold more than 30,000 units of Woobang IUShell in the Seoul and Yeongnam area
Expanded pre-paid card and IT business sector
- Acquisition of Hiplus Card Inc.
Expansion of divisions of manufacturing sector
- Acquisition of Seourim Highpack Inc., SM Heavy Industry Inc., KT Ceramic Inc.
For Greater Growth
Entered shipping sector
- Acquisition of Korea Line Inc.
Launched the beauty brand
"CREMOLAB", the mineral-rich thermal water
- Acquired SM Life Science Inc.
Expansion of finance and service sector
- Acquired SM Credit Information and KOMARF
Strengthened shipping sector
- Acquired Korea Shipping Corp., SM Line Corp.
Expansion of construction division
- Acquired Dongah Construction Industrial
Increased competitiveness in the construction division
- Acquired Keangnam Enterprises Inc.
Entered leisure industry
- Launched Hotel 'Tops 10'
- Acquired Oxfield C.C
Journey to Sustainable Growth
Increased civil engineering and plant business
- Acquired Samwhan Corp.
Listed as the 24th biggest shipping company in the world
- Established Korea-America route for SM Line
Expansion of leisure sectors
- Acquisition of Villa de Aewol Jeju
Entered media/broadcasting business
- Acquired UBC Ulsan Broadcasting Inc.
Entered medical business and expanded service business
- Acquired Sinchon Train Station, Phil Medical Foundation
- Acquired Resort Donggang Cistar
Strengthened the group portfolio
- Acquired SM Whajin Inc.
Expanded auto parts business
- Acquired Jico Inc.
Strengthened the Shipping Sector
- Acquired CM Shipping Inc.
Strengthened Competitiveness in the Construction Sector
- Acquired STX CONSTRUCTION Co., Ltd.
The 35th Anniversary of Samra Co., Ltd.