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Following the dream of becoming a centenary enterprise (2003–present)

The 50-year history of LS Cable & System began with a mission to help rebuild Korea’s economy. Following completion of the Anyang plant in 1966, LS Cable & System led Korea’s cable industry and then secured its foundation for industrial development by establishing a technical tie-up with Hitachi Cable, opening Gumi plant and R&D center.

2018

  • 2018. 05

    Won the world first official certification for 500kV HVDC cables

  • 2018. 01

    Incorporated Gaon Cable as a subsidiary

  • 2018. 01

    Established G&P (GCI merged with Pountek)

2017

  • 2017. 11

    LS Cable & System Asia started construction of the Myanmar cable plant.

    LS Cable & System Asia started construction of the Myanmar cable plant.
  • 2017. 11

    Spun off the H&M Business Division and established LS EV Korea

    Spun off the H&M  Business Division and established LS EV Korea
  • 2017. 11

    Established LS EV Poland

  • 2017. 10

    Supplied submarine cables for the first offshore wind form in the US

    Supplied submarine cables for the first offshore wind form in the US
  • 2017. 06

    Won the largest contract for extra high voltage cables (Singapore Power Grid $37 million)

  • 2017. 04

    Established the French sales subsidiary

  • 2017. 03

    Acquired the power business from Superior Essex (established LSCUS)

    Acquired the power business from Superior  Essex (established LSCUS)

2016

  • 2016. 09

    LS C&S Asia IPO completed

    LS C&S Asia IPO completed

2015

  • 2015. 05

    Foundation of LS C&S Asia(Holding company of Vietnam subsidiaries)

  • 2015. 01

    Finished installation and demonstration of the world's first DC superconducting cable(80kV) in actual grid.

    January 2015, World’s first demonstration of DC superconducting cables
  • 2015. 01

    Declaration of new vision, ‘LS C&S Way’

    January 2015, Proclamation ceremony of LS Cable & System Way

2013

  • 2013. 12

    LS I&D split-off

  • 2013. 04

    First in Korea to export HVDC cables to the European market(Denmark).

    April 2013, HVDC cables export agreement with Denmark
  • 2013. 03

    First in Korea make inroads into the South American submarine cable market(Venezuela)

  • 2013. 02

    First in Korea to enter Submarine cable to the European market(Denmark)

    February 2013, Market entry into European submarine cable market

2012

  • 2012. 12

    Completed VCV tower at LS HongQi Cable & System

  • 2012. 10

    Completed power cable plant in Tarboro, North Carolina (USA)

  • 2012. 04

    Completed R&D center in Gunpo-si, Gyeonggi-do

    April 2012, Gunpo R&D Center
  • 2012. 04

    Completed LSCI power plant in Haryana, India

    April 2012, Completion ceremony for LSCI power plant

2011

  • 2011.06

    Completed superconducting electric power network project at the Icheon Substation, Gyeonggi-do

    June 2011, Demonstration of superconducting cables at Icheon Substation

2009

  • 2009. 11

    Completed submarine cable plant in Donghae City

    November 2009, Completion ceremony for submarine cable plant in Donghae
  • 2009. 08

    Acquired HongQi Electricity (currently, LS HongQi Cable & System) in China

    August 2009, Inauguration ceremony for LS HongQi Cable & System
  • 2009. 02

    Obtained order for 122km Jindo-Jejudo submarine power grid project

2008

  • 2008. 08

    Acquired Superior Essex, the largest cable maker in North America

  • 2008. 07

    Launched LS Holding Company system, LS Mtron split-off

  • 2008. 05

    Completed LS Tower in Anyang-si, Gyeonggi-do

    May 2008, Completion ceremony for LS Tower

2007

  • 2007. 12

    Completed LSCV (in Ho Chi Minh City), the 2nd cable plant in Vietnam

    December 2007, Completion of LSCV

2005

  • 2005. 09

    LS Group CI declaration, official launch as LS Cable & System

    September 2005, Declaration of LS Group CI
  • 2005. 03

    Completed LS Industrial Complex in Wuxi, China

    March 2005,Completion ceremony of LS Industrial Complex

2004

  • 2004. 04

    Kicked off IN4S project, introduced ERP system

2003

  • 2003. 11

    Branched off from LG Group, launched LG Cable Group

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