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History of POSCO

Success 1993~
SuccessEmbarking to become the world's leading steel company
1993 ~ 2000

POSCO became the world's leading steel company in 1998 based on crude steel production through continuous efforts to increase facility efficiency and productivity, and established an integrated digital system through a business transformation in 1999 that reorganized all work processes from purchasing, production to sales.

1993~2000

    • 1993

    • 07.21 Proclaimed the corporate code of ethics
    • 07.23 Opened the materials hall at Daejeon Expo
    • 10.01 Liberalized the commuting dress code of the steelworks (abolishing the yellow uniform policy)
    • 1994

    • 02.28 Selected the contractor for the second mobile telecommunication (ShinSegi Telecom)
    • 06.01 Established the POSRI
    • 06.15 Published the first issue of POSCO Newspaper
    • 10.14 Listed on New York Stock Exchange
    • 12.01 Launched POSCO Development and Pohang Iron and Steel Furnace Equipment
    • 12.07 Construction of Pohang Light Source (PLS) completed
    • 1995

    • 09.01 Opened POSCO Center
    • 11.28 Construction of Pohang Works FINEX No.1 plant completed
    • 1996

    • 10.15 Construction of Gwangyang 1 mini-mill completed
    • 1997

    • 02.15 Established Zhangjiagang Pohang Stainless Steel (ZPSS) in China
    • 03.14 Introduced external director system
    • 11.20 Launched a labor-management council
    • 1998

    • 10.31 Completed the Gwangyang roll-on roll-off dock
    • 1999

    • 03.31 Construction of Gwangyang Works #5 blast furnace completed
    • 2000

    • 04.19 Introduced the retirement benefit interim payment program
    • 08.02 Signed a strategic partnership with Nippon Steel Corporation
    • 10.04 Completed the company's privatization
Success   2001~2010
SuccessEmbarking to become the world's leading steel company
1993 ~ 2000

POSCO became the world's leading steel company in 1998 based on crude steel production through continuous efforts to increase facility efficiency and productivity, and established an integrated digital system through a business transformation in 1999 that reorganized all work processes from purchasing, production to sales.

    1993 ~ 2000

  • 1993

    • 07.21 Proclaimed the corporate code of ethics
    • 07.23 Opened the materials hall at Daejeon Expo
    • 10.01 Liberalized the commuting dress code of the steelworks (abolishing the yellow uniform policy)
  • 1994

    • 02.28 Selected the contractor for the second mobile telecommunication (ShinSegi Telecom)
    • 06.01 Established the POSRI
    • 06.15 Published the first issue of POSCO Newspaper
    • 10.14 Listed on New York Stock Exchange
    • 12.01 Launched POSCO Development and Pohang Iron and Steel Furnace Equipment
    • 12.07 Construction of Pohang Light Source (PLS) completed
  • 1995

    • 09.01 Opened POSCO Center
    • 11.28 Construction of Pohang Works FINEX No.1 plant completed
  • 1996

    • 10.15 Construction of Gwangyang 1 mini-mill completed
  • 1997

    • 02.15 Established Zhangjiagang Pohang Stainless Steel (ZPSS) in China
    • 03.14 Introduced external director system
    • 11.20 Launched a labor-management council
  • 1998

    • 10.31 Completed the Gwangyang roll-on roll-off dock
  • 1999

    • 03.31 Construction of Gwangyang Works #5 blast furnace completed
  • 2000

    • 04.19 Introduced the retirement benefit interim payment program
    • 08.02 Signed a strategic partnership with Nippon Steel Corporation
    • 10.04 Completed the company's privatization
Success   2001 ~ 2010
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