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KCC History

Striving beyond half a century of challenges, KCC is taking off as a global leader of the future
KCC has been steadily developing advanced technology that can create a better life for all. Now, KCC is poised to take a strong lead forward as a world-class fine chemical company through cutting-edge technology.

KCC History

KCC started out as Kaumkang State Industries. Ltd. In 1958 and for over half a century has been playing a leading role in technological innovation in building materials. such as glass. windows/doors, exterior/interior materiats. and flooring. We have also moved into the silicone business. an area ripe for the creation of high-value products in the fields of specialized paints and next-generation precision chemical engineering.

2019

2019.01 KCH expanded its powder coatings plant

  • 03Won the first prize in flooring materials for home interior category and
  • eco-friendly coatings of 2018 Korea Brand Power Index
  • 01KCH expanded its powder coatings plant

2018

2018.04 KCC Publishes Corporate History Book in Celebration of its 60th Anniversary

  • 12Marine coatings (‘Seacare A/F796’ / ‘Korepox EH2350’) and ceramic
  • for vacuum interrupter won World Best Product Awards
  • 06Selected as the best company in the Win-Win Index for three consecutive years
  • 04KCC Publishes Corporate History Book in Celebration of its 60th Anniversary

2017

2017.10Awarded the Prime Minister's Prize in the “2017 National Sharing Grand Awards”

  • 10Awarded the Prime Minister's Prize in the “2017 National Sharing Grand Awards”
  • 09Won the first prize in the Korean Standard Quality Excellence Index in 2017
  • for flooring materials, sealant, water-soluble coating, solvent soluble coating,
  • coating glass and ceiling materials
  • 06 Selected as the best company in the Win-Win Index for two consecutive years

2016

2016.06Opened HomeCC Interior Ulsan Branch

  • 11The Compliance Team won the ‘ALB Korea Law Awards 2016’
  • 09HomeCC Interior won the first prize in the interior category of
  • the 2016 Master Consumer Confidence of Korea Brand Awards
  • 06Opened HomeCC Interior Ulsan Branch
  • 02EGIS won the regular league of 2015-2016 season

2015

2015.08Opened Gumi Color Center

  • 11Merged with KMR
  • 09Established Chongqing Corporation (KCQ) in China
  • 08Completed Anseong Plant
  • 08Opened HomeCC Interior exhibition shop in Seocho (head office)
  • 08Opened Gumi Color Center
  • 07Acquired VCM business unit of Innogratech Co., Ltd
  • 04Opened first HomeCC Interior exhibition shop in Seohyeon, Bundang Dist.,
  • Seongnam City

2014

2014.04Won the first prize in the window profiles category of '2014 Korea Brand Power Index (K-BPI)'

  • 10Awarded the certificate for activation of Green Remodeling
  • 10Established Hanoi Corporation (KCH) in Vietnam
  • 04Won the first prize in the window profiles category of '2014 Korea Brand Power
  • Index (K-BPI)'

2012

2012.08Completed new Ulsan Plant

  • 08Completed new Ulsan Plant
  • 07Completed Gimcheon Plant
  • 01Jeonju Plant obtained the Green Company (GC) Certification for the first time
  • in the paint industry

2011

2011.04Acquired Basildon, the British silicone product manufacturer

  • 12Sales exceeded 3 trillion won
  • 12Awarded the 700 million Dollar Export Pagoda
  • 07Korea Silica was renamed to KCC Mineral Resources Corporation (KMR)
  • 04Acquired Basildon, the British silicone product manufacturer
  • 04EGIS won the Champions League of the 2010-2011