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LG Electronics facts

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  • LG Electronics was founded in 1958, producing Korea's first TVs and radios
  • Today the company employs more than 82,000 peoplethroughout the world
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LG Electronics was estqablished in 1958 as Goldstar, and produced some of Korea's first radios, TVs, refrigerators, washing machines and air conditioners through the 1960s.

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Today the company employs more than 82,000 people working in over 110 operations including 81 subsidiaries around the world.

LG Electronics is comprized of four business units - Mobile Communications, Digital Appliance, Digital Display and Digital Media.

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In 2006 global sales for the whole company totalled $38.5 billion.

LG is the world's leading producer of CDMA/GSM handsets, air conditioners, front-loading washing machines, optical storage products, DVD players, flat panel TVs and home theater systems. E-mail to a friend E-mail to a friend

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