Saint-Gobain Korea Group, composed of Hankuk Glass Industries Inc. (HGI) of which shares are listed on the Korea Exchanges (KRX), Hankuk Sekurit Limited (HSL), ISOVER Korea (Hankuk Haniso Co., Ltd.), Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Co., Ltd. (SGPPL) and other branch of high performance material business units and foreign subsidiaries (in China and Japan), is focused on the businesses: glass for building materials and coating glass, automotive glass and glass wool, bearing, etc.
Established in 1957, the Group is now a reference in each of its businesses in Korea. Since 1998, the Group gradually developed a strategic alliance with Saint-Gobain Group to further consolidate its leadership position on the Korean market. Saint-Gobain now holds 80% of HGI (common shares), the mother company of HanGlas. HanGlas has launched with Saint-Gobain an ambitious investment program aimed at expanding its business area to North East Asia in each of its activities.
In this respect, the Saint-Gobain Korea Group manages in partnership with Saint-Gobain several factories in China (Qingdao, Shanghai and Wuhan) and controls a commercial network in China via SGH China and in Japan via SGH Japan (Saint-Gobain Glass Japan).