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How has LG Electronics shaped the lives of millions of consumers over the years?

Since 1958, the brand you now know as LG Electronics has transformed

the way people across the globe experience their daily routines. After more 

than six decades of historic growth and expansion, this renowned company has 

changed countless lives over the years.

Let’s take a trip through time to learn more about the technology, 

development and modernisation that has made LG one of the 

biggest names in the world.

Two LG Electronics TVs showing past and present technology
Two LG Electronics TVs showing past and present technology

LG Drives Electronics

Innovation Over the Years

Comfort, convenience and design stand strong as the pillars of LG’s newest product offerings—and luxury is more accessible than ever. By helping the “smart home” become an attainable reality for families and individuals, LG continues to be a superior contender in the consumer electronics sphere.

The 2020s is represented by LG Cloi and LG gram
A son, mother and father are happy with their LG Electronics products
A son, mother and father are happy with their LG Electronics products

The company that introduced many of Korea’s first household electronics 

has grown to become one of the best in the industry, whilst making daily life 

easier and more exciting year after year. From award-winning laptops to 

groundbreaking display technology and beyond, LG tops the charts when it 

comes to the performance, innovation and aesthetic appeal of our products. 

LG Electronics Introduces 

Futuristic Technology

LG Electronics smart refrigerator from the 2000s

Ingenuity and originality are two words that could describe any of the LG items that became lifestyle staples in the noughties. Striking household, energy and entertainment products showed consumers that the future could live and thrive in every corner of the home.

LG Electronics effortlessly maintained global attention by influencing 

future technology trends with never-before-seen products—such as the 

world’s first refrigerator with internet access and the first 60-inch PLASMA 

TV. As one of the most innovative brands around, it’s no surprise that LG 

earned the title of “World’s Best IT Company” in 2004.

A Goldstar radio from the 1960s
A Goldstar radio from the 1960s

Goldstar Becomes LG Electronics

In the ‘80s, the development of consumer technology skyrocketed as more and more people wanted to get their hands on the “next big thing”. Domestically, Goldstar was one of the first to bring a variety of different products to Korean homes, including the colour video camera and domestic mini computer.

A Goldstar colour TV and video recorder from the 1980s

But Goldstar also became a household name for international 

consumers in this era. To keep up with global demand, Goldstar expanded 

into the U.S. by building a colour television factory in 1982. Following the 

brand’s transformation in 1995, LG continued to produce some of the 

thinnest, smallest and most spectacular electronics in the world.

The Golden Years: 

Korea’s Best Consumer Products

A black-and-white image of a couple from the 1960s

Founded in 1958, Goldstar Co., Ltd—the predecessor to LG Electronics—was a pioneer in technology throughout the ‘60s. Goldstar’s popularity took off inside and outside of the home as they introduced many of Korea’s first consumer products, including automatic telephones, fans, transistor radios and even televisions. In fact, the trailblazing company produced more than 1 million TVs for the first time in the mid-1970s.

And during this time, Goldstar became the first Korean electronics

manufacturer to establish a presence overseas as a supplier for multiple 

U.S. retailers—including Sears and J. C. Penney. From that point on,

 Goldstar would continue to gain traction toward becoming the industry

 leader you’re familiar with today.

Whether you know LG Electronics as the name behind some of the most impressive 

washing machines, refrigerators, vacuums, computers or TVs on the 

market—we are one brand that has left an impact on households and 

hearts over the years.

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