Appoint Ahn Ji-yong as the separate CEO
The Board of Directors of Woongjin Coway appointed Ahn Ji-yong, current head of Business Management Div. and senior executive, as the deputy CEO and the separate CEO on August 12.
He graduated from the business administration department of Yonsie University and has served at Samjong KPMG (CFA), Toray Chemical Korea (head of Business Management Div.), Woongjin (head of Planning & Coordination Office), and Woongjin Coway (head of Business Management Div.). He is considered a professional in management ...
Fully operate the water purifier production lines in summer
Woongjin Coway has fully been operating the water purifier production lines at Yugu Plant located in Gongju-si during the peak season.
For example, the production volume between April and August in 2019 increased around 40% compared with that in winter between November 2018 and February 2019. The remarkable increase of production volume was resulted from growing consumers’ needs for cool water and ice.
Main products are “CIROO Tankless Water Purifier (CHP/CP-7300R)” and “ICE Water ...
Hold a science camp for employees’ children
Woongjin Coway held a science camp at the Environmental Technology Research Institute located in R&D Park of Seoul National University for three days since August 1, to which 40 elementary school students who are children of employees were invited.
The science camp is a family-friendly program that provides children with opportunities for doing water and air related scientific experiments twice a year. It aims to deliver the identity and value of Woongjin Coway’s business to families.
Diverse programs ...
Attain record-high operating performance on a quarterly basis
Woongjin Coway proved its unrivaled competitiveness in the domestic health appliance rental market by achieving record-high sales, operating profit, and net profit on a quarterly basis in 2Q.
Sales grew 11.4% YoY to KRW 755.5 billion. Operating profit and net profit also increased 6.9% and 12.3% to KRW 138.2 billion and KRW 101.9 billion, respectively.
Sales, operating profit, and net profit in 1H were KRW 1.465 trillion, KRW 273.4 billion, and KRW 202.3 billion, respectively, the largest-ever in corporate history ...
Get closer to customers through cultural marketing activities
The “3rd Grand Blue Festival,” a water culture event sponsored by that Woongjin Coway, was held in Jukdo beach of Yangyang from July 19 through 21.
The festival, which aims to announce the value of water through water-themed cultural activities, has a thread of connection with Woongjin Coway’s brand value. It has been directed by a Hyun-seung Lee, a film director, in which a lot of celebrities including Joon-hoon Park, Da-hae Lee, Min-joon Kim, and Hye-bin Chun as well as the CEO Hae-sun Lee ...
Sponsor the “3rd Grand Blue Festival”
Woongjin Coway will expand communication with customers in their 20s and 30s by sponsoring the “3rd Grand Blue Festival” which will be held in Jukdo beach of Yangyang, Gangwon-do, from July 19 through 21.
The “Grand Blue Festival” aims to announce the value of clean water through water-themed films, performance, and campaigns. Hyun-seung Lee, the director of “Blue in You” has been taken the leadership of the festival for three years.
The key program of the festival is film ...
Win the Minister Citation of Trade, Industry and Energy at the Korea’s Green Management Competition
Woongjin Coway won the Minister Citation of Trade, Industry and Energy at the “2019 Korea’s Green Management Competition” co-hosted by the Ministry of Environment and the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy on July 10.
The competition was prepared to award companies, organizations, and products which contributed to enhancing their competitiveness through green management and has been recognized as one of the most prestigious governmental awards.
Under the vision of “1st Green ...
Showcase the “Water Refill Station” at the Venice Design 2019
Woongjin Coway participated in 'Venice Design 2019' which will have been held in Venice, Italy for five months until November 24 and introduced an art work with the concept of ‘water refill station’. The art work was made by the cooperation with designer Yoo Young-Gyu. The company also announced the importance of the value of eco-friendliness to all over the world.
This year is the 4th year of the Venice Design that is an international design exhibition hosted by the European Cultural Center. It is held ...
Launch the wall-combined air purifier 'AP-1519B' filtering ultra-fine dust with ultra-fine double dust filters ...
The biggest feature of the wall-combined air cleaner is the 'ultra-fine double dust filter' developed by Woongjin Coway based on its 26-year filter know-how. Among the air purifiers sold in Korea, Woongjin Coway’s wall-combined Air Purifier is the only product with ultra-fine double dust filter. Unlike general linear ultrafine dust collecting filters, the company’s ultra-fine double dust collecting filter combines two ultra-fine dust collecting filters to enlarge the area and produces clean air by ...
Hold the “3rd Coway Run” in Malaysia
Woongjin Coway hosted ‘The 3rd Coway Run marathon in Bukit Jalil National Stadium Park, Malaysia on the 30th of June (Local time).
Coway Run, which has been held 3 times including this year, is a marathon event organized by Woongjin Coway to share the value of healthy life in Malaysia where the mainstay of its overseas business is. About 8,000 Malaysians, the largest number in history, participated in this event and it makes Woongjin Coway's position in the market strengthens as a national brand.
Woongjin Coway ...