About SAMICK MUSICAL Instruments Co., Ltd
Established in 1958 with the founding spirit and knowledge that nurturing the instrument industry in Korea will benefit the nation, SAMICK MUSICAL Instruments Co., Ltd has considerably expanded and has become one of the world’s-largest piano manufacturers and exporters worldwide.
SAMICK has also been able to take a major position as one of the finest producers of various musical instruments.
In the past half century, SAMICK found the way to become a genuine global company, in collaboration with 200 partners in 80 countries worldwide.
Implementation of advanced technologies into piano production along with added production bases and drastic overseas marketing strategies, SAMICK confirms its global position as one of the great piano manufacturers. SAMICK will continue to produce the best masterpieces in the world… customer-oriented and putting all its efforts on endless research and development regarding quality, innovation, and design.
Greetings to all who love music and Samick musical instruments!
I am very pleased to meet you.
Samick Musical Instruments was founded in 1958 as Korea’s first musical instrument company.
It has been a leading company in development for the musical instrument industry for the last half of the century.
It has not only achieved the accomplishment of 1st place in exporting domestic musical instruments, but also ranks 4th in recognition of musical instruments globally.
We sincerely thank all of our customers for your constant trust and support. With the slogan “Do Best, For the Best”, all of our employees have been fulfilling their responsibility and moving forward toward our goal of ranking 1st company globally, in the musical industry. We will achieve success through the cooperation of all employees and decisive investments from management.
We have developed quality, innovation, and design through the acquisition of the Seiler factory, which boasts 170 years of history and tradition. In addition, we continue to greatly invest in new business such as electronic musical instruments and music education, resulting in retaining our ranking of 1st place in the domestic musical industry.
We want to renew our promise to you to move forward and exceed your expectations with a vision of “innovative management” during the next half century. Samick Musical Instruments, while moving forward to this new beginning, will continue to grow as a cultural corporation and as a globally recognized company that will enrich your life through music and musical instruments anytime and anywhere. I sincerely thank you for visiting our homepage and ask for your continuous interest and support.
CEOLee Hyung Gook
September 1. 1958
Founding of Samick Piano Co., Ltd. (Seoul, Korea)
June 29. 1971
Acquired KS Mark (Piano & Piano Action)
January 20. 1978
Opened US branch office (California, USA)
December 11. 1980
Opened Germany branch office (Dusseldorf, Germany)
July 1. 1987
Establishment of Samick Music Corp. (USA)
September 12. 1988
Acquired JIS Mark (Piano & Piano Action)
September 30. 1988
Listed in Korean Security Exchange Market
February 22. 1989
Acquired UL mark (Digital Piano)
June 9. 1989
Establishment of Harbin
Samick Musical Instrument Co., Ltd.(Harbin, China)
March 2. 1990
Opened Japan branch Office (Tokyo, Japan)
March 3. 1990
Establishment of PT Samick Indonesia
September 6. 1995
Appointed “World’s Best Product: by Korean
Trade-investment Promotion Agency
December 30. 2002
Acquisition of C.Bechstein Pianofortefabrik AG
November 12. 2003
Establishment of Berlin Bechstein Shanghai Corp.
December 26. 2005
Establishment of Samick Bechstein Trading Shanghai
Corp. (Shanghai, China)
December 29. 2006
Establishment of Samick Japan Co., Ltd. (Tokyo, Japan)
July 4. 2007
Establishment of Yichang Samick Musical Instrument
November 27. 2008
Acquisition of Seiler Pianofortefabrik GMBH
November 5. 2009
Acquired shares of Steinway Musical Instrument
May 3. 2011
Relocation of Head office (Eumsung, Chungbuk, Korea)
February 13. 2013
Started to supply all piano for Cambodia international
October 6. 2014
Appointed as an official sponsor of Jara Island
International Jazz Festival
December 27. 2017
Completed the renovation of Indonesia piano factory
September 1. 2018
60th anniversary of founding