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Company Profile & History

Name of Company
CUCKOO ELECTRONICS CO., LTD
Address
14, Yusangongdan 2-gil, Yangsan-si, Gyeongsangnam-do, 626-210, South Korea
CEO
Bon Hak(Brian) KOO
Staff
981 employees
Annual Sales
US$600,000,000
Main Product
  • Multifunctional Electric Pressure Cooker
  • Electric Rice Cooker
  • Water Purifier
  • Humidifier
Capacity
Over 3.4 million sets annually
Date Est
November 15, 1978

Overall ~ Recent

  1. 2016
    03.03
    Be ranked No.1 in NBCI(National Brand Competitiveness Index] 9 years in a row awarded from Korean Productivity Center
  2. 2015
    12.15
    Selected as World Class Product of Korea in 9 years in a row
  3. 2014
    03.27
    Win Korea Prestige Brand Award in Water Purifier Category (The Korea Economic Daily)
  4. 2013
    12.05
    Awarded Tower of 30 million US$ exportation on 50th Trade day
    10.10
    Selected as Good Design Product by KIDP(Korea Institute of Design Promotion) Dehumidifier CDH-A/Water Purifier CP-E/IH Presure Rice Cooker CRP-AH
    09.30
    Be ranked No.1 in KCSI(Korean Customer Satisfaction Index) 13 years in a row on a rice cooker category.
  5. 2012
    09.26
    Awarded 2012 Customer Satisfaction Award for a filed of Water Purifier(The Korea Economic Daily)
  6. 2011
    12.01
    Established Healthcare Product Division with Water Purifiers
    10.22
    Certified as Service Qualified Organization in Korean awarded by Korean Ministry of Knowledge Economy
  7. 2010
    10.24
    Certified rank 1 in Electric Rice Cooker by KCSI. Awarded by Korea Management Association
  8. 2007
    09.12
    Selected the best-quality company that customers admire(KMA)
    07.25
    Certified as Service Qualified Organization in Korean awarded by Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy.
  9. 2006
    08.26
    Awarded the Energy Winner & Energy Technical Prize (Customer Chamberce)
    03.15
    Appointed as Brand Power NO.1 by Korea Productivity Cente
  10. 2004
    11.29
    Awarded the 30th presidential Prize for Quallty
  11. 2003
    11.01
    Corporate name change from 'Sunkwang' to 'Cuckoo'
    05.19
    Establishment of Qindao Cuckoo Electronics Co.,LTD in China
  12. 2002
    10.18
    First Korean manufacturer to export electric pressure rice cooker to Japan
  13. 2001
    04.16
    Appointed as OEM Supplier for Matsushita (National Brand)
  14. 2000
    12.06
    Selected as the first Design Power Index of year 2000 in Korea
  15. 1999
    09.01
    Establishment of Cuckoo Co.,LTD
  16. 1998
    04.01
    Officially launched proprietary brand 'CUCKOO'
  17. 1997
    12.31
    Exceeded annual sales of 760,000 units of rice cookers
    08.07
    Exclusive STAR-FLON, approved by FDA(USA)
    07.30
    Exclusive STAR-FLON, approved by Japan Food Hygience Institute
  18. 1996
    05.28
    Certified ISO 9001 by DNV
  19. 1993
    05.10
    Global exports of rice warmers Initiated
  20. 1992
    09.07
    CUCKOO rice cooker and juicer/blender, UL and IEC approved
  21. 1991
    12.01
    Appointed as OEM Supplier for Phillips
  22. 1990
    12.20
    Export of rice cooker to Japan
  23. 1985
    09.15
    Establishment of Sungkwang chemical Co.LTD
    09.10
    Successful Research and Development of exclusive STAR-FLON
  24. 1982
    12.29
    Appointed as OEM Supplier for LG Electronics
    11.15
    Initiated global exports of rice cookers
  25. 1978
    11.15
    Founded and Established Sungkwang Electronics Co.LTD