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About EUGENE

About EUGENE

History

EUGENE has expanded its business horizons to various fields over the past 60 years, transforming itself into one of Korea’s remarkable mid-size conglomerates.

Opening of a new chapter for EUGENE Group
by taking on new challenges

2013
Established EnerFarm
Acquired the Chuncheon Plant
Established the Gunsan Plant
Began the distribution services for construction materials
Nanum Lotto, designated as a commissioned operator
for a lottery business
Established Eugene AMC
Korea Logistics, approved for a trucking transport business
EM Media, founded Pororo Musical Company
2014
Launched the operation of Purunsol GC Pocheon
Established Eugene Superfreeze
Won first place in the Environmentally Friendly Construction Grand Prix
Eugene Investment & Securities, signed MOUs with Indonesia’s Valbury Securities and Thailand’s Aira Securities
Nanum Lotto, won the Emerging Responsible Gaming Awards at the World Lottery Summit
Eugene EnerFarm, established the Namyangju Plant
Eugene Investment & Securities, selected as the best fund seller for the sixth consecutive year
Established ETOTECH
2015
Established Eugene EnLab
Founded Eugene Private Equity
Established Eugene Home Day
Eugene Investment & Securities, concluded a business partnership with China’s Everbright Securities
Eugene Investment & Securities, opened the Japanese stock trading service
Nanum Lotto, held the Asia Pacific Lottery Association Seoul Conference
Relocated to the company building in Yeouido
EM Media, changed its name to EugeneM
2016
Eugene Investment & Securities, opened a stock trading business in Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connection / Shanghai–Hong Kong Stock Connection
Home interior brand, Home Day, launched in Mokdong
Incorporated Tongyang Inc.
2017
Launched Home Day One in Dangsan
Eugene Investment & Securities, opened a stock trading business in U.S.
ETOTECH, changed its name to Eugene IT Services
Opened the Home Day Jamsil store
Incorporated Hyundai Savings Bank affiliates
Hyundai Savings Bank changed its name to Eugene Savings Bank
2018
Physical division of Hanil Synthetic Fiber
Established EHC
Opened Home Day Mall
Opened Ace Home Center in Geumcheon
Created the Social Contribution Committee
Opened Ace Home Center in Mokdong
Eugene Corp., merged with 10 companies including Hyundai Industrial
2019
Social Contribution Committee, expanded into Hope Sharing Committee
Opened Ace Home Center & Home Day in Yongsan
Opened Ace Home Center Online Mall

Repeating boundless growth by solidifying its key businesses and advancing into logistics industry

2007
Launched Eugene’s integrated ERP system
Acquired and included Logen Corporation as its subsidiary
Established the Andang Academic Scholarship Foundation
Included Seoul Securities and its affiliates into Eugene’s subsidiaries Established the Pyeongtaek Plant
Acquired the Haengjeong Town Plant
Acquired the Sejong Plant
Acquired Korea Logistics
Established the Nanum Lotto and launched lottery sales
2008
Seoul Securities changed its name to Eugene Investment & Securities
Included HiMart and its affiliates as its subsidiaries
Opened the Eugene MBA course
Merged Basic Materials Company and Korea Cement Company
2009
Eugene Corporation designated as a business for the Paju Quarrying Complex
HiMart secured KRW 300 billion investments
2010
Eugene Nursery School, donated to Yonsei University
Opened an office in Abu Dhabi
Launched the operation of Purunsol GC Jangseong
Eugene Investment & Securities, won the Compliance Award from the Korea Stock Exchange
Korea Logistics, developed the integrated logistics management system (KLOS)
2011
HiMart, listed on Korea Stock Exchange
Launched the Eugene Human Resources Development Center
Eugene Investment & Securities, signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Japan’s Aizawa Securities
2012
Established the East Seoul Plant

Laid the cornerstones for future growth by expanding areas of business, backed by substantive growth.

2000
Basic Material Company, designated as a venture company
Dreamcity Media Company, secured investments (from AIG-Government of Singapore Investment Corporation) 2001 Established Broadband Solutions
2001
Established Broadband Solutions
Acquired the KS Quality Certification for the blast furnace slag powder of the Basic Materials Company
2002
Eugene Corporation, won the KS grand prize from the Korean Standards Association
2004
Established EM Media
Acquired the Korea Cement Company
2005
Eugene Corporation and Eugene Development Company, agreed on a merger
Established the Anseong RMC plant Established Hyundai Development
Acquired Dongcheon IDS
Acquired the Asan Plant of Cheonan RMC
Acquired Seojin Business
Acquired Jigu Remicon
Acquired Samho RMC Company
Opened the Eugene Academy
2006
Merged Isoon Industry and Isoon
Established the Chuncheon RMC Plant
Approved as a dominant shareholder for Seoul Securities by the Financial Service Commission
Basic Materials Company, won the President’s Award for National Environment Grand Prize
Selected as the Excellence Quality Company by the Korean Standards Association for two consecutive years

Laid the foundations needed to transition from the confectionary to the RMC business

1954
Established the Daeheung Confectionary Company
1969
Established the Youngyang Confectionary Company
1979
Established the Eugene Development & Construction Company
1984
Established the Eugene Corporation
1985
Established the Incheon Ready-Mixed Concrete Plant
Acquired the KS Quality Certification for ready-mixed concrete products
1989
Established the Bucheon Ready-Mixed Concrete Plant
Established the Honam Ascon
1990
Established the Isoon Industrial Company
Established Dangjin Industrial
Established the Suwon Ready-Mixed Concrete plant
1991
Established the Eugene Resources Company
1992
Established the Sihwa Asphalt Concrete Plant
Established the Namdong Ready-Mixed Concrete Plant
Established the Construction Business Headquarters
1994
Eugene Development Company and Eugene Corporation, listed on KOSDAQ
Established the Bucheon Ascon Plant
1995
Established the Korea’s first Concrete Research Institute
Established the Namyangju, Gwangju Ready-Mixed Concrete Plant
1996
Youngyang Confectionary, acquired Jeju Nongyeon
Established the Sosa Eugene Welfare Foundation
1997
Established the Dream City Media Company
1998
Opened Eugene Nursery School affiliated with Sosa Eugene Welfare Foundation
1999
Established the Basic Materials Company

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