2018 KOLON One&Only Tower is completed
2017 KOLON Autocare Service is founded.
KOLON Wellcare is changed to TissueGene KR branch.
2016 KOLON Auto Platform is launched.
KOLON Energy is changed to KOLON Eco One.
KOLON Water & Energy is changed to Environment Management Corporation.
KOLON Automotive is launched.
KOLON House Vision is launched.
2015 KOLON BASF innoPOM, a joint venture of KOLON Plastics and BASF Korea, is founded.
NeoView KOLON is changed to KOLON Auto.
KOLON Water & Energy spins off and is launched as KOLON Energy.
COMMON GROUND, a container shopping mall, is launched.
KOLON Water & Energy establishes
KOLON Hydrogenics and KOLON Fjord Processing.
2013 KOLON Benit acquires KOLON Global's IT business sector.
KOLON Corporation establishes a holding company in China.
2011 KOLON Industries acquires Cambridge KOLON.
KOLON E&C, KOLON I'Net and KOLON B&S merge to
establish KOLON Global.
Environmental Facilities Management Corporation is
changed to KOLON Water & Energy.
KOLON Archery Team is launched.
KOLON Corporation, the holding company,
is launched. KOLON Industries is launched.
2009 KOLON Corporation and FnC KOLON merge.
The fiber business of KOLON Corporation
spins off and is launched as KOLON Fashion Material.
KOLON Water and KOLON Plastics are launched.
Cambridge is acquired.
KOLON Corporation merges with KOLON Chemical
and is launched as KOLON Corporation.
Deokpyeong Eco Service opens to the public.
KOLON E&C acquires
Environmental Facilities Management Corporation.
The new vision "Lifestyle Innovator" is declared.
KOLON I'Net is launched.
KOLON Benit is incorporated into the KOLON Group.
KOLON Life Science is launched.
HBC KOLON, KOLON TTA, KOLON Sporex,
and KOLON Development merge with KOLON Glotech.
2004 KOLON Wellcare is founded.
2002 KOLON Environmental Service is founded.
KOLON Corporation splits into the three companies
of FnC KOLON, KOLON International and KOLON CI.
KOLON E&C and KOLON Engineering merge.
Tissuegene Asia is founded.
Liger Systems, a joint venture of KOLON and Korea CA,
(present-day KOLON Benit).
1997 KOLON Tower in Gwacheon is completed.
Vice Chairperson Woong Yeul Lee is inaugurated
as chairperson of the KOLON Group.
Vision "One&Only" is declared.
KTP (KOLON Toray Plastics) is founded
(present-day KOLON Plastics).
1992 KOLON Central Research Park is established.
Woong Yeul Lee is inaugurated
as vice chairperson of KOLON Group.
1990 KOLON Data Communications is founded.
1987 KOLON Marathon Team takes off.
KOLON Seiren is established.
(present-day KOLON Glotech)
Samyeong Pharmaceuticals is acquired.
(present-day KOLON Pharmaceuticals)
1982 KOLON Construction is changed to KOLON E&C.
1981 Oh-woon Cultural Foundation is established.
KOLON Trading Company merges
with Samkyeong Corporation.
Hyeop-wha Industries is changed to
KOLON Hotel opens in Gyeongju.
President Dong Chan Lee is inaugurated as
chairperson of the KOLON Group.
Korea Nylon and Korea Polyester
become KOLON Corporation.
KOLON Engineering is established.
1976 KOLON Chemical is established.
Korea Nylon and Korea Polyester go public
(initial public offering).
1973 KOLON SPORTS is created.
Korea Polyester's production plant in Gumi
Korea Polyester's branches in Osaka, Hong Kong
and New York are established.
(first overseas branches)
1969 Korea Polyester is established.
Hankook Yumgong is founded.
KOLON Trading Company is founded.
Korea Nylon exports the first stretch nylon fiber
manufactured in Korea(10,886kg).
Korea Nylon builds 2.6 tons capacity
nylon fiber plant.
Dong Chan Lee is inaugurated as CEO
and President of Kaemyeong Corporation.
Hyeop-wha Industries is founded.
(present-day KOLON Global)
The first stretch nylon fiber
manufacturing plant is opened.
Korea Nylon is founded.
(present-day KOLON Corporation)
a nylon distributor, is founded in Korea.
(the precursor of the KOLON Group)
Samkyeong Corporation becomes
the sole supplier of nylon for Korea.
(Korea's first import of nylon)
1951 Samkyeong Corporation is founded in Japan.