- 01.Selected as a sole supplier of Li-ion battery for Chevrolet Volt, electric vehicle of General Motors Corp.
- 04.Separated into two companies : LG Chem and LG Hausys
- 09.Developed and produced elastomer, a high value-added resin, first in South Korea
- 12.iReceived Bronze Prize at Korea Technology Award for Polyethylene Elastomer
- 08.Received the grand prize of NanoKorea Award for Photochromic Films
- 12.Selected as a sole supplier of Li-ion battery for “Avante”, hybrid electric vehicle of Hyundai Motor Company
- 06.Established International Satellite Laboratories (MPIP, MSU, and Tsinghua University)
- 12.Opened Customized MS&PH.D courses with KAIST
- 02.Completed construction of FAB facility
- 08.Initiated Lithium polymer battery development project for HEVs commissioned by US Advanced Battery Consortium
(Big 3 automotive consortium in the US)
- 04.Developed World's first 2,400 mAh lithium ion cylindrical battery
- 03.Received the Grand Prize at prize of the Industrial Technology Innovation Awards for ‘Transparent ABS’
- 04.Separated into three companies : LG Chem, LG Household & Healthcare, and LG Life Sciences.
- 04.Received the Grand Prize at the Industrial Technology Innovation Awards for ‘Polarizer for TFT LCD’
- 01.Established Compact Power Inc.
- 07.Developed phosphor for PDP
- 12.Received the Presidential Award for the best corporate research institute in celebration of entry the era of 5,000 corporate research institutes
- 12.Produced the Lithium polymer secondary battery