Affiliates of Ohsung Group such as Ohsung Co. and Ohsung Electronics are branching out into electronic component business while Ohsung Electric Machinery is beefing up production of small motors.

Thus far, Ohsung Co. and Ohsung Electronics have been manufacturing electric toasters, humidifiers and remote controls, respectively.

Ohsung Co., which has been producing small consumer electronics appliances such as electric toasters, humidifiers and fans, plans to manufacture sheet metal works used for LCD TV frames. The company intends to supply sheet metal works to LG Philips LCD.

A remote control maker Ohsung Electronics recently began producing steel bands used for cathode ray tube (CRT) TVs and LCD cells for mobile phones. The company produces 3 million units of LCD cells a month in Korea and 800,000 units of steel bands for CRT TVs in Indonesia. Ohsung Electronics is also mulling over developing parts for organic light emitting diode (OLED) panels.

Ohsung Electric Machinery, a small precision motor maker, plans to produce 3.5 million units of motors a month at its plant in Tianjin, China and construct a factory in Thailand to produce motors used for air conditioners.