Saint-Gobain Korea

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).


  • Korea’s Largest New Coated Functional Glass Plant


    • ISOVER Korea CI Change: Hankuk Haniso→ ISOVER Korea


    • Hankuk Sekurit (Gunsan Plant): Press Bending Workshop
  • SG ISOVER Korea Dangjin Plant Completion Ceremony


    • Hankuk Sekurit (Iksan Plant): Installed NHNP (SR&SL)
    • Saint-Gobain PPL Korea: Acquired OHSAS 18001:2007


    • Saint-Gobain PPL Korea: Acquired ISO 14001


    • Saint-Gobain PPL Korea: 2nd Plant, High Performance Plastics


    • Saint-Gobain as majority shareholder of Hankuk Glass Industries Inc.
  • Saint-Gobain Group has taken over Norton


    • Hankuk Haniso: New Plant at Dangjin, Glass Wool


    • Hankuk Sekurit (Iksan Plant): New Production Line, Automotive Glass


    • Saint-Gobain Group has taken over Norton, Changed the company name as Saint-Gobain Korea
  • Hankuk Sekurit Gunsan Plant


    • HanGlas: Start Partnership with Saint-Gobain for Flat Glass Production
    • Hankuk Haniso: Glass Wool (Capa: 17,000 ton/y)


    • Hankuk Sekurit (Gunsan Plant): Automotive Glass


    • Saint-Gobain PPL Korea (Sihwa Plant): High Performance Plastics
  • HGI Foundation & Visit of 1st President, Rhee


    • Hankuk Sekurit (Iksan Plant): Automotive Glass


    • Saint-Gobain PPL Korea: High Performance Plastics


    • HanGlas: Glass Wool Production under Saint-Gobain Isover License


    • Establishment of Hankuk Glass Industries Inc. (HanGlas)
  • JoongAng Ilbo, Multi Contents Center [Low-e Glass (Cool-lite SK)]
    Jamsil Lotte World Tower [ISOVER Glass Wool - Safe Board]
    North East Asia Trade Tower [ISOVER Glass Wool - Safe Board]
    ASEM Tower in Seoul [Solar Gard Window Film – Solar Gard Silver]
  • Korea Land & Housing Corporation New HQ [Low-e Glass (Cool-lite XT)]
    Korea Electric Power Data Network [Low-e Glass (Cool-lite SK)]
    Busan International Finance Center [ISOVER Glass Wool - Safe Roll]
    Incheon International Airport 2nd Terminal [Low-e Glass, ISOVER EŸ-SAVER]
  • KIA - K9 Safety Glass [Safety Glass, HUD]
    MBC HQ [Low-e Glass (Cool-lite SK)]
    Korea Cadastral Survey Corporation [Low-e Glass, SPG System]
    Busan Port International Passenger Terminal [ISOVER Glass Wool - Safe Roll, Safe Board]