Hanwha Group

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Native name
Korean: 한화그룹
FormerlyKorea Explosives Group
KRX: 000880
FoundedOctober 1952; 69 years ago (1952-10)
FounderKim Chong-hee
Area served
Key people
Kim Seung-yeon
(Chairman and CEO)
Revenue740,000,000 United States dollar (2016) Edit this on Wikidata
OwnersEstate of Kim Seung-yeon (32.02%)
Hanwha through treasury stock (8.08%)
National Pension Service (8.67%)

Hanwha Group (Korean한화그룹; RRHanhwa Geurup) is a large business conglomerate (chaebol) in South Korea.[1] Founded in 1952 as Korea Explosives Co. (Korean한국화약주식회사; Hanja韓國火藥株式會社), the group has grown into a large multi-profile business conglomerate, with diversified holdings stretching from explosives, their original business, to retail to financial services. In 1992 the company adopted its abbreviation as its new name: "Hanwha".

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Business areas[edit]

  • Aerospace & Mechatronics
  • Chemicals & Materials
  • Construction
  • Financial Services
  • Leisure & Lifestyle
  • Solar and Energy
  • Esports


  • Hanwha Corporation
  • Hanwha Aerospace
  • Hanwha Systems (Founded 1977 as Samsung Aerospace Co. Ltd.)[2]
  • Hanwha Techwin
  • Hanwha Precision Machinery
  • Hanwha Power Systems
  • Hanwha Chemical
  • Hanwha General Chemical
  • Hanwha TOTAL Petrochemical
  • Hanwha Advanced Materials
  • Hanwha Q CELLS
  • Hanwha Energy
  • Hanwha Engineering & Construction
  • Hanwha City Development

Sports teams[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "South Korea's Hanwha chief jailed for 4 years". Reuters. 2012-08-16. Retrieved 2020-06-18.
  2. ^ "History | Hanwha Systems".
  3. ^ "Hanwha Eagles". Retrieved 19 June 2019.

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