New employees join volunteer services for the visually handicapped
New employees of Woongjin Coway conducted volunteer services for the visually handicapped at the Siloam Welfare Center for the Visually Handicapped on March 15.
At Woongjin Coway, volunteer service has been one of the mandatory courses for new employees since 2009 with the aim of forming the consensus on corporate management philosophy and raising the awareness of social responsibility.
Hae-sun Lee, the CEO, and 20 new employees conducted various volunteer services such as check and verification of e-books for the ...
Grow 260% in sales of air purifiers
Woongjin Coway announced that unit sales of air purifiers from March 1 to 13 increased around 260% years-on-year due to the concerns about fine dust.
The higher-than-expected sales growth was mainly attributable to increased rental sales driven by the spread of awareness on regular filter replacement, popularity of high-performance products such as multi-action air purifier, and consumer trust enhancement by offering differentiated experiential service by space.
During the period, rental purchasing ...
Win the “iF Design Award” for 12 consecutive years
Woongjin Coway received the Design award in the product design category of the 2019 iF Design Award, accomplishing the splendid feat of winning award for 12 consecutive years.
The iF Award, hosted by the International Design Forum, is a world’s renowned design award with 65 years of tradition. The award is given by comprehensively evaluating design innovativeness, user convenience, and brand value. Woongjin Coway has been awarded for 12 consecutive years, thus proving its global competitiveness in ...
Increase customer satisfaction by introducing the “Cody Service Kit”
Woongjin Coway launched the “Cody Service Kit” to provide customers with more professional services.
The Cody Service Kit is a tool offered by the company’s service experts when they conduct water purifier sterilization service. It was developed by actively adopting opinions of Cody and customers who wanted to know the service process.
The kit provides upgraded sterilization service. It sterilizes water tank and water pipes after purifying water through mounted filters and then creating ...
Conduct a special promotion for air purifiers
Woongjin Coway started the “Super Great Air Promotion” in March 8 to help customers fight against fine dust more effectively.
New rental customers of eight air purifier models including the multi-action air purifier during the promotion period can reduce monthly rental fee up to maximum KRW 4,000.
The multi-action air purifier is an innovative product to which the company’s distinctive Air Dynamics technology is applied. This product offers four air purification modes considering indoor air ...
Showcase the “Bidemega” brand at the IHHS
Coway participated in the “2019 IHHS (International Home and Housewares Show)” held in Chicago from March 2 to 6. It was 11th consecutive participation.
The IHHS is the largest exhibition in the North America in which more than 2,00 global companies participate. It was initiated in 1939 and is today recognized as one of the world’s top three consumer goods shows alongside with the Ambiente of Germany and Hong Kong Houseware Fair.
Coway showcased 12 kinds of air purifiers, 3 kinds of water purifiers, ...
Hold a science camp for employees’ children
Coway held a science camp at the Environmental Technology Research Institute located in R&D Park of Seoul National University for three days since February 21, to which 40 elementary school student 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. It aims to deliver the identity and value of Coway’s business to families.
Diverse programs were offered to camp ...
Successfully complete the “Eco-friendly Water Bottle Design Idea Contest”
Coway held a ceremony to award the “Eco-friendly Water Bottle Design Idea Contest” on February 18 at the head office.
The Eco-friendly Water Bottle Design Idea Contest was the first project of the online design community platform named “Water-Feeling Research Center” established in December 2018. It was prepared to establish the culture of reducing disposables and protecting water environment from microplastics.
Coway had selected 24 contest candidates since December 2018. They were ...
Sign an MOU for strategic alliance with JOMOO, a Chinese company specializing in kitchen and bathroom systems ...
Coway announced that it had signed an MOU with JOMOO, a Chinese company specializing in kitchen and bathroom systems in December 2018.
JOMOO has ranked top in sales of bathroom devices in China for nine consecutive years. Last year, it also became the largest smart bidet and bathroom device seller during the Single’s Day by recording approximately 800 million RMB (KRW 136 billion) in sales. JOMOO demonstrates wide offline sales networks and services centers covering all over the country as well as top-notch R&D ...
Achieve record-high operating performance in 2018
Coway achieved record-high operating performances in 2018 by realizing KRW 2.707 trillion in sales, up 7.6% year-on-year, and KRW 519.8 billion, up 10.0%, on a consolidated basis of K-IFRS financial statements.
4Q sales and operating profit were KRW 711.7 billion, up 8.9% year-on-year, and KRW 128.8 billion, up
20.3%, respectively. Particularly, 4Q sales first surpassed KRW 700 billion on a quarterly basis.
▲ The Largest Rental Sales at Home and Abroad
Rental sales at home and abroad reached 1.91 million units, ...