• 1963···1987

    Foundation

    Seeding opportunity, taking risks, and quick responses will allow for growth

    1960's
    1963

    Gwangmyeong Paint Company was established by President Ahn Do-hyeon, the founder of the company.

  • 1970's
    1972

    Obtained approval for KS Mark

    1979

    Hanjin Chemical changed to a legally registered entity.

    1980's
    1985

    First-in-nation to develop UV-curable coating for plastic

    1986

    Technology-shared to Japan’s Katshu Coatings
    Obtained U.I mark (for P.C.B coating materials)
    Obtained certification for its affiliated research institute (Ministry of Science and Technology)

  • 1988···1999

    Development

    Begin increasing market competitiveness through implantation of innovative technology

  • 1980's
    1988

    Ahn Seong-cheol took over as the 2nd president.

    1990's
    1990

    Formed technical partnership with DEVOE of the United States (vessel and heavy duty
    Was designated as a small and medium business with technological advancement.

    1991

    Received the Prime Minister’s Award for the Trade Day (No. 56664)

    1992

    Transferred wood coating manufacturing technology to Indonesia

  • 1990~93

    Manufactured and sold coatings for construction of 15 153,000-ton cargo vessels to Hyundai Heavy Industries

    1994

    Established technical partnership with Milesi S.P.A of Italy for wood coatings

    1996

    Formed technical partnership with Treffert of Germany for soluble coatings.
    Was selected as one of the 200 leading companies in Gyeonggi-do (No. 96-121)

    1997

    Formed technical partnership with AMERON of the United States (vessel and heavy duty coatings)
    Certified to ISO 9001
    Received the Million USD Export Tower award for the 34th Trade Day
    Was selected as a model company for labormanagement cooperation

    1999

    Applied AMERON’s globally patented PSX700 to the then newly established airport on Yeongjongdo Island
    Was selected as a company with technical competence (Small and Medium Business Administration)
    Was selected as a Promising Small and Medium Business fo

  • 2000···

    Rapid Growth

    Expand market internationally and become a global company with top-level technology

  • 2000's
    2000

    Established technical partnership with GEN of Japan for musical instrument coatings
    Opened an office in Shanghai, China

    2001

    Established a new office and logistics warehouse in Yangsan

    2002

    Established a automatic production line for wood coatings
    100% expansion of facilities for production of vessels and heavy duty coatings
    Received the 5 Million Export Tower award for the 39th Trade Day

    2003

    Company name was changed to Hanjin Chemical through CIP

    2004

    Certified to Sony Green Partner
    Certified to ISO 14001
    Received the 10 Million Export Tower award for the 41st Trade Day

    2005

    Established Color Design Center
    Obtained CCC (China Compulsory Certificate)
    Opened a branch of Color Center and Logistics Base in Gumi

  • 2006

    Established technical partnership with KUBOKO of Japan for metal (non-ferrous) coatings

    2007

    Established Dream Color Works Design Center
    Established Hanjin (Tianjin) Chemical Co., Ltd.

    2008

    Established Hanjin (Huizhou) Chemical Co., Ltd.
    Established a Hanjin Chemical branch in India

    2009

    Established an office in Weihai, China
    President Ahn Seong-cheol received the Presidential Prize for National Industry Development.

  • 2010's
    2010

    Registered as an ECO-Partner of Samsung Electronics Mobile Business Division
    Was selected as a Small and Medium Business with Technical Innovation (INNO-BIZ)
    Established a Hanjin Chemical branch in Vietnam

    2011

    Established a Hanjin Chemical branch in Indonesia

    2012

    Received the 20 Million Export Tower award for the 48th Trade Day

    2013

    Established Shenzhen Design Center, China
    Established a factory in Hanoi, Vietnam

    2014

    Established Gupo Technical Support Center in Gumi

    2015

    Established Design Color Works Doksan Design Center
    Received an award for Long-lasting Business by the Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy
    Received the 30 Million Export Tower award for the 52nd Trade Day

  • 2016

    Entered into a partnership with graphenstone, a natural paint brand in Spain
    Top-Prize at the 40th Annual National Productivity Award, Best-in-Class Economic Development Company

    2017

    Approval for INNO-BIZ
    Tax Day Award from Director of National Tax Service
    Hanjin Indonesia Factory Built
    Hanjin India Factory Expansion