History

20 years for leading the localization of semiconductor materials,
future as a leading global electronic material company.

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2021 ~ Now

Realize the Second Leap

  • 2023
    12 Soulbrain Co., Ltd. acquired DNF Co., Ltd.
    12 Change of CEO (CEO Kim Bong-seok)
  • 2022
    09 Selected as KOSDAQ Rising Star (2 years in a row)
    03 Selected as an excellent supplier by Samsung Electronics
    (9 consecutive years)
    01 Established DNF AM Co., Ltd.
  • 2021
    12 Achieved annual sales of 100 billion won
    10 Received the President's Award for contribution to technical development of materials, parts and equipment
    10 Started supplying TMA materials
    08 Capital increase with consideration
    (assigned to a third party: Samsung Electronics)
    06 Selected as a KOSDAQ Rising Star
    02 Selected as an excellent supplier by Samsung Electronics
    (8 consecutive years)
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2016 ~ 2020

Diversify the businessPrepare for the future by investing in new business.

  • 2020
    07 Realized 5G business diversification by securing a stake in Chemoptics
    03 Relocated Munpyeong branch
    (Daehwa Plant 2)
    02 Selected as an excellent supplier by Samsung Electronics
    (7 consecutive years)
    01 Started the BIPV Solar Color Glass business
  • 2019
    11 Selected as a top 100 technical development of materials, parts and equipment hidden champion.
    02 Selected as an excellent supplier by Samsung Electronics (6 years in a row)
    01 Certified of corporate research institute
    01 Designated as a women-friendly Ilchon company
    01 Selected as a youth-friendly hidden champion
  • 2018
    12 Opened Daehwa 2nd Factory
    04 Selected as an IP star company
    02 Selected as an excellent supplier by Samsung Electronics (5 years in a row)
  • 2017
    12 Selected as a family-friendly certified company
    12 Received the Grand Prize for Sharing Service of the King Sejong
    10 Received Innovation Award of Samsung Electronics Environmental Safety Innovation Competition
    10 Selected as a work & life balance practice company
    02 Selected as an excellent partner by Samsung Electronics
    (4 consecutive years)
  • 2016
    03 Received the exemplary taxpayer award
    02 Selected as an excellent supplier by Samsung Electronics
    (3 consecutive years)
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2010 ~ 2015

Expanded semiconductor material business technology.Grown into a leading company in the semiconductor precursor market and
has been recognized for technological power.

  • 2015
    12 Received 50 million dollar export tower
    10 Received 60 billion won export tower
    09 Selected as an excellent employment company by Daejeon Metropolitan City
    09 Selected as a partner company by Korea Institute of Industrial Technology
    02 Selected as an excellent supplier by Samsung Electronics
    (2 consecutive years)
  • 2014
    03 Selected as an IP star company
    02 Selected as an excellent supplier by Samsung Electronics
  • 2013
    11 Started to supply low-k materials for low-temp.
    08 Started to supply high-k materials for DRAM capacitors
    03 Relocated head office and research institute
    (Daehwa-dong, Daedeok-gu, Daejeon)
    03 Selected as an IP star company
  • 2012
    12 Received the 20 million dollar export tower
    12 Received Economic Science Grand Prize of Daejeon Metropolitan City
    09 Received the KRW 20 billion sales tower
    04 Started to supply materials for Double Patterning Technology (DIPAS)
  • 2011
    12 Designated as a promising export SMEs
    04 Started to export Spin on Dielectric materials to Taiwan
    01 Started to supply thin film materials for ACL (Propylene)
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2005 ~ 2010

Be recognized for one's technical skillsThe technology was recognized through joint R&D with the largest semiconductor company in Korea.

  • 2010
    12 Started to supply Spin on Dielectric materials
    04 Received the 27th trader of the month award for shining Korea
  • 2009
    12 Designated as a promising export SMEs
    09 Designated as a high-tech company
    (by Ministry of Knowledge Economy)
    06 Certified of the promising SMEs
    04 Certified of parts specialist
  • 2008
    11 Received the 2nd Korea Entrepreneur Award
    03 Opened Daehwa branch
    01 Started to supply thin film materials for ACL (Propylene)
  • 2007
    12 Received the Grand Prize for the 6th 100 Excellent Patented Products
    12 Opened Ulsan branch (Plan for Propylene)
    11 Listed on KOSDAQ
    11 Started to export thin film materials for ACL to China
    09 Started to supply thin film materials for ACL to Korea (1-Hexene)
    08 Extended Munpyeong branch
    08 Designated as a high-tech company
  • 2006
    12 Received the grand prize in the corporate sector at the Daedeok Innovative Technology Commercialization Awards
    04 Opened Munpyeong branch
  • 2005
    12 Changed company name: DNF Solution Co., Ltd. → DNF Co., Ltd.
    12 Received the Technology Leadership Company Award
    10 Started to supply Al CVD precursors
    05 Selected as a transparent management certified company
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2001 ~ 2004

Took the first step in businessCommitted to R&D for the development of chemical materials business

  • 2004
    08 Selected as a technology innovative SME
  • 2003
    09 Certified of the research cluster member institution
    08 Certified as a specialized company for parts and materials
    05 Certified of a corporate research institute
  • 2002
    12 Designated as a CLEAN business place
  • 2001
    12 Designated as a superior technology company
    08 Designated as a venture company
    05 Selected as a technology innovation developer for SMEs
    03 Moved into the New Technology Startup Support Center of the KAIST
    01 Established DNF Solution Co., Ltd.