HISTORY

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Global Battery Co., Ltd is the company representing Korean battery industry.

  • Sep. 1952 : Founded as R&D center of the Korea Navy
  • Jan. 1965 : KS certified as the first in Korean battery industry
  • Jan. 1965 : Secured technical tie-up with GS Battery in Japan
  • Apr. 1975 : Capital invested from Yuasa Battery in Japan
  • Nov. 1983 : KS certified for entire line of products
  • Jul. 1988 : Secured technical tie-up with Hagen in Germany
  • Nov. 1989 : Opened KwangJu plant for automotive battery
  • Oct. 1992 : Secured technical tie-up with SAFT in France
  • Jan. 1993 : ISO 9002 certified as the first in Asian battery industry
  • Apr. 1994 : ChangWon plant and KwangJu plant ISO 9001 certified by DNV QA
  • Nov. 1994 : Opened the 2nd KwangJu plant
  • Oct. 1997 : KwangJu plant QS 9000 certified by DNV QA
  • Nov. 2000 : KwangJu plant ISO 14001 certified by DNV QA
  • Dec. 2003 : KwangJu Plant ISO/TS 16949 certified by KFQ
  • Sep. 2005 : New name to Sebang Global Battery Co., Ltd
  • Aug. 2007 : Awarded the new technology certification of nickel hydride battery (NET)
  • Mar. 2008 : Achieved the environment mark certification of nickel hydride battery.
  • Aug. 2008 : Granted the KS certification of nickel hydride battery
  • Nov. 2010 : million export prize awarded by Korean government