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History

Since its foundation, HSIL has seen its fair share of challenges and over the years has had a steady growth and success. Some of the milestones in Hindware's journey are listed below year wise.

Year Achievements
1960 Hindustan Twyfords Ltd. was incorporated to introduce vitreous china sanitaryware for the first time in India
1962 A factory was set up and production commenced in Bahadurgarh, Haryana (earlier part of Punjab)
1969 Company renamed to Hindustan Sanitaryware & Industries Limited
1981 Expanded business into container glass manufacturing through the acquisition of Associated Glass Industries Ltd.
1982
  • Mr. Sandip Somany joined HSIL with focus on business growth;
  • AGI Furnace upgraded to increase the capacity
1986 AGI upgraded I.S. machines; introduced Electronic control & Lehr Temperature control systems
1989 Acquired Krishna Ceramics Ltd. (Bibinagar); expanded ceramics manufacturing capacity
1990 Commissioned world's largest open flame kiln in the Bahadurgarh factory
1991 Introduced the Hindware Brand
1992 Accessed natural gas in the Bahadurgarh plant
1994 AGI initiated in-house mould designing through CAD and high precision CNC machines
1996 HSIL crossed the Rs.100 crore revenue milestone
1997 Launched water conservation product, with 3.5 litre flushing - Super Constellation water closet
1998
  • Established the Secunderabad office for Building Product Division
  • Product category expanded to introduce PVC cisterns as part of the Hindware portfolio
1999
  • Raasi ceramics acquired to further expand sanitaryware manufacturing capacity
  • Bibinagar capacity expansion completed
  • ISO accreditation received by Bahadurgarh Plant
  • First Indian Plant in the sanitaryware industry to receive this prestigious accreditation
2000
  • Hindware established online presence with their website
  • Building Products Division expanded to Bathroom Wellness category (Bathtubs / Showers / MFMT's etc.)
2001
  • ISO 9001:2000 Certification received by Building Product Division
2003 Strategic Partnership Agreement with Sanitec for introducing high-end Keramag Brand in the Indian market
2004
  • Building Products Division expanded to chrome plated bathroom fittings (faucets)
  • Rebranded the Hindware logo for a youthful presentation
  • Launched light-weight flat flint bottles
  • AGI upgraded production technology to make it one of the most flexible production facilities in the country
2005 HPC (Mauritius) Ltd. invested USD 12.2 million and acquired 14.99% stake in the company
2006 Expanded export business
2007 HSIL crossed the Rs. 500 crore revenue milestone
2008
  • HSIL entered the home interior fashion design retail industry through its subsidiary HHRPL
  • Established two retail megastores in NCR
  • Established corporate office presence in Gurgaon
  • BPD achieved the highest production levels of 31,000 MT
2009
  • The company was renamed to HSIL
  • Launched Hindware Lacasa display showrooms
  • Bhongir greenfield project commenced production, significantly expanding capacity of container glass business
2010
  • Awarded the Golden Peacock National Quality Award 2010
  • Honoured with the prestigious THE BIZZ 2010 award for being an inspirational organisation with admirable business management systems
  • Awarded the 2010 IMM Award for Excellence by the Institute of Marketing and Management, Delhi
  • Acquires the bath fittings business and operations of Havells India Limited
  • Acquires UK based Barwood Products Limited.
  • Hindware wins 4 P's Award for India's 100 Most Valuable Brand 2010
  • Hindware forays into the tiles segment
  • Hindware chosen as a leading Power brand 2010
  • HSIL again awarded Business Super brand Award
2011 HSIL Launches Premium Bath Fittings Brand BENELAVE
2011 HSIL Launches Luxury Brand QUEO
2012 Became the first Indian company to be felicitated with the UPC star rating by the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical officials (IAPMO)
2013 Awarded with the prestigious GRIHA (Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment) certification
2013 Honoured with the 'Best Bathroom Fixtures' Good Homes Award by ZEE channel
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