Milestones of the LG Air Conditioners

LG Electronics has achieved great milestones, especially in Air Conditioners. Due to a great market trend, product strategy, unique features and communication concept, we are the worlds leading sellers of air conditioners.

Below are the milestones that make us the best in the world.


1958 – Founded as GoldStar

1968 – Manufactured Korea’s first air conditioner

1990 – Produced rotary compressor

1995 – Changed company name to LG Electronics and produced scroll compressor

1998 – Produced Korea’s first commercial air conditioner


2001 – Became world’s leading seller of residential ACs

2001 – Introduced world’s first picture frame air conditioner

2002 – Introduced world’s first two- in-one air conditioner

2004 – Achieved world’s highest annual sales in air conditioners of 10 million units

2006 – 3 in1 Inverter


2008 – Reached total global sales of 100 million air conditioner units for the first time in the industry

2009 – Structured as an independent business unit as part of LG Electronics’ reorganization

2010 – Established lighting business to provide total HVAC and energy solution worldwide

2011 – Acquired the air-conditioning business of LS Mtron To strengthen LG’s production of chillers and large-sized Air conditioning systems

LG Africa Market Share


LG Air Conditioners


That’s right, LGE is the world leader in Air Conditioners, just look at the air conditioner at your home or place of work.

You can visit any of our LG dealers in Nairobi, Kenya or any of the Eastern African dealers for a range our air conditioners, residential or commercial.

#LifesGoodEA  🙂

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