As of 2015, LG washers are made by LG Electronics, a Korean-based company founded in 1958 that expanded globally in the late 1990s. A large manufacturer of technological products, LG provides consumer goods ranging from electronics, such as televisions and radios, to home appliances, such as dishwashers and refrigerators.
The LG in LG Electronics stands for "Life's Good." The company's goal is to manufacture and provide products intended to make life easier and more enjoyable. The company began under the name GoldStar and changed to LG Electronics in 1995. Some of LG Electronics' notable achievements are developing the first 60-inch plasma television set in 1998, releasing the first Internet refrigerator in 2000 and distributing the first full LED 3D television in 2010.