Doosan Corporation

Doosan Corporation
Joint-stock company
FoundedDecember 18, 1933; 85 years ago (1933-12-18) in Seoul, South Korea
FounderPark Seung-jik
Key people
Park Jeong-won
RevenueKRW1,995 billion (2014)
KRW186 billion (2014)
Number of employees
3,940 (2014)
SubsidiariesDoosan Heavy Industries & Construction
Doosan Infracore
Doosan Engineering & Construction
Doosan Bobcat
Doosan Mecatec
Doosan Cuvex
Doosan Bears
Doosan Tower Corporation
Doosan Power Systems India Pvt. Ltd.
Footnotes / references

Doosan Corporation is a corporate holding company headquartered in Euljiro 6-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea.[1]


  • 1896 Park Seung-jik opened first store.
  • 1925 Changed the name of Park Seung-Jik Store Limited to Doosan Store
  • 1953 Established the Oriental Brewery and began producing OB beer.
  • 1960 Established Dongsan Construction and Engineering (currently Doosan Engineering & Construction)/Acquired Hapdong News Agency (currently Yonhap News)
  • 1966 Founded Hanyang Food
  • 1967 Founded Yoonhan Machinery (currently Doosan Mecatec)
  • 1969 Founded Hankook Bottle and Glass
  • 1979 Established Doosan CCK Can Manufacturing
  • 1980 Founded OB Seagram
  • 1982 Formed OB Bears (currently Doosan Bears)
  • 1996 Celebrated Doosan's 100th anniversary of our founding, Announced Doosan Group's new CI
  • 1998 Incorporated nine affiliates and re-launched the company as Doosan Corporation in September.
  • 2008 Acquired the Chung-Ang University Foundation
  • 2008 Sold off the liquor business, and henceforth operated four main businesses, namely, Electro-materials, Fashion, Glonet, and Information & Communication.
  • 2009 Doosan Corporation converted into an operating holding company
  • 2012 Completed Doosan Corporation Mottrol's Jiangyin plant and Doosan Corporation Electro-Materials' Changshu plant in China
  • 2014 Doosan Corporation Fuel Cell established
  • 2014 Doosan Corporation Acquired Circuit Foil Luxembourg
  • 2015 Doosan Corporation Industrial Vehicle Acquired British Forklift Rental Firm Rushlift
  • 2015 Doosan Corporation Wins License to Operate Duty-free Outlet in Seoul


  • Electro-Materials : Doosan Corporation Electronics is a producer of copper clad laminates, a core part of printed circuit boards that are used in electronic products, and is expanding the scope of its business to include the display material business, including OLED materials.
  • Mottrol : Doosan Mottrol was the first company in Korea to advance into the hydraulic industry. Based on the technology it has acquired in the production of hydraulic machines for heavy construction equipment and hydraulic parts for the defense industry, it is now a supplier of hydraulic equipment, having expanded its business to produce and supply parts to the ISB (Infrastructure Support Business) sector.
  • Glonet (Former Doosan Trading Company): Doosan Corporation Glonet is developing and supplying bio-materials such as medical emulsifiers, plant growth regulators, and raw materials for health food and skincare products.
  • Information & Communication : As an information technology (IT) business services unit, Doosan Corporation Information & Communication provides IT services, including development, consulting and operation.
  • Industrial Vehicle : Doosan Corporation Industrial Vehicle is a manufacturer of global logistics equipment, as well as engine-type forklifts and electronic forklifts.
  • Fuel Cell : Doosan Corporation Fuel Cell has a full lineup of products, from power generation to residential use, based on its proprietary fuel cell technologies.
  • Doota Duty Free : Doota duty-free shop is Korea's first duty-free shop to provide late-night shopping experience, differentiated unique shopping items and service. From luxury fashion and beauty brands to unique Korean fashion and D-Mart, a lifestyle-concept store, Doota duty-free shop features 500 different brands.

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  1. ^ a b Sang-Soo, Kwon (2016-03-03). "New generation of leader takes control at Doosan Group". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2016-03-10.