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The Kiturami Group has set its sights on becoming an integrated global energy group that provides heating and cooling.

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Group Vision and Management Philosophy

Driven by its grand vision of becoming the world's top heating and cooling company that grows with customers, the Kiturami Group is putting into practice its management philosophy that places high value on humanism, technology, and customers.

Group Vision

The world's top heating and cooling company that grows with customers

For the past 50 years, we have been marching toward our grand dream of creating a better future for mankind with our technology. In the years to come, we will continue to take the lead in developing technological breakthroughs through bold investments, tackle challenging work in areas like cooling and heating, air conditioning, renewable energy, and precision control, and make a leap toward the goal of becoming a 100-year company that grows with customers, society, and employees.

Management Philosophy(Core Value)

With humanism orientation, technology orientation, and customer orientation as its core values, the Kiturami Group is committed to developing the country's heating/cooling air conditioning energy industry and providing a safer, more comfortable life for humanity.

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    Humanism-oriented

    An exciting company where work is a joy for all employees

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    Technology-oriented

    A forward-looking company that invests aggressively in new technologies

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    Customer-oriented

    A company that impresses its customers by thinking of consumers first

History

Here is the past 50 year history of Kiturami

Global Growth Phase

Declaration to become an integrated global energy group that provides heating and cooling

  • 2022.

    Century won the Prime Minister's Prize on Machine Equipment Day

    Selected as the consumers' most recommended brand for six consecutive years

    Selected as the top brand power for 24 consecutive years

    Selected as the top company in customer brand loyalty for 6 consecutive years

    Selected as the top company in customer brand loyalty for 6 consecutive years
    Selected as the top brand recommend most by consumers for 5 consecutive years
  • 2021.

    Kiturami Bumyang Air Conditioning selected as an excellent company in quality competitiveness for 14 years in a row

    Selected as the top brand power for 23 consecutive years Selected as the top company in customer brand loyalty for 5 consecutive years

    Selected as the top brand recommend most by consumers for 5 consecutive years

    Selected as an outstanding manufacturer of home boiler based on call center quality index

    Selected as an outstanding company in quality competitiveness for 6 consecutive years

    Selected as an outstanding company in home appliance consumer protection index

    Selected as a good company favored by women for 21 consecutive years

    Selected as one of South Korea's top 100 brands for 9 consecutive years

  • 2020.

    Kiturami Environment Tech won the Prize for Venture Business of the Year.

    Kiturami Energy commenced commercial operation of Pyeongtaek Photovoltaic Power Plant.

    Century received the Industrial Prize for heating and air-conditioning industry development.

    Selected as the top brand power for 22 consecutive years Selected as the top company in customer brand loyalty for 4 consecutive years

    Selected as the top brand recommend most by consumers for 4 consecutive years

    Selected as an outstanding company in quality competitiveness for 5 consecutive years

    Selected as a good company favored by women for 20 consecutive years

    Selected as one of South Korea's top 100 brands for 8 consecutive years

    Selected as the top recommend brand by South Korean industries for 4 consecutive years
    Selected as a good company favored by women for 20 consecutive years
  • 2019.

    Kiturami Energy started commercial operation of the Asan Photovoltaic Power Plant.

    Kiturami Bumyang Air Conditioning awarded the man of merit industrial prize for the development of the heating and air-conditioning industry

    Selected as the top brand power for 21 consecutive years

    Selected as the top company in National Brand Competitiveness Index for 12 consecutive years

    Selected as the top company in customer brand loyalty for 3 consecutive years

    Completion of the In Seoul 27 golf club

    Establishment of Kiturami Holdings (Inc)

    Selected as one of South Korea's top 100 brands for 7 consecutive years

    Completion of the In Seoul 27 golf club
  • 2018.

    Kiturami Bumyang Air Conditioning was inducted into the quality competitiveness-outstanding company Hall of Fame.

    Completion of the Kiturami Cooling/Heating Technology Research Center in Magokdong

    Selected as a good company favored by women for 18 consecutive years

    Selected as an outstanding company in quality competitiveness for 3 consecutive years

    Selected as one of South Korea's top 100 brands for 6 consecutive years

    Completion of the Kiturami Cooling/Heating Technology Research Center in Magokdong
  • 2017.

    TBC opened ground wave UHD broadcasting station.

    Kiturami Energy launched integrated call center service.

    Kiturami Bumyang Air Conditioning received a Presidential commendation at the National Quality Innovation Awards.

    Ranked No. 1 in brand recommendation of the Korean industry.

    Topped survey on customers' brand loyalty.

    Received the industrial packaging award at the 24th Korean Gas Safety Awards

    Completion of the Kiturami Clean Tennis Court



    Completion of the Kiturami Clean Tennis Court
  • 2016.

    NanoKem received a Presidential citation at the 23rd Korea Gas Safety Awards.

    Kiturami selected as an outstanding company in quality competitiveness.

    Acquisition of Gangnam City Gas (renamed Kiturami Energy Inc.)

  • 2015.

    Century awarded a Presidential commendation for heating and air-conditioning industry promotion.

  • 2014.

    Established Shinsung Clean Net (currently known as Kiturami Environment Tech).

    Launched Kiturami Employees' Volunteer Service Group.

    Shinsung Engineering received a Prime Minister's citation for excellent capital goods development.

  • 2013.

    Kiturami Boiler selected as one of the top 100 Korean brands.

    Kiturami Bumyang Air Conditioning received the Presidential Man of Merit Prize for heating and air-conditioning industry development.

    Shinsung Engineering Won the Turbo Freezer Energy Winner's Prize.

    Kiturami Boiler selected as one of the top 100 Korean brands
  • 2012.

    Shinsung Engineering awarded the Grand Prize at the New Technology Awards.

  • 2011.

    Selected by the general public as “Outstanding Company in Public Life Safety”

    Century entered the US and Chinese nuclear power plant markets.

  • 2010.

    Kiturami Bumyang Air Conditioning recognized in the cooling tower category by KOLAS for the first time ever in Korea.

    Chairman Choi Jin-min is named South Korea's top 100 leader in technology

    Chairman Choi Jin-min is named South Korea's top 100 leader in technology

Forward Leap Phase

Transition to a cooling/heating air conditioning specialist group company

  • 2009.

    Shinsung Engineering won the Gold Prize at the Korea Green Energy Awards.C47

    Acquisition of Century (Inc)

    Acquisition of Daewoo Electronics’ Air Conditioner Division

    Chairman Choi Jin-min awarded the Gold Tower Medal, an award given to people of merit, by the Korea Institute for Advanced Technology

    Chairman Choi Jin-min awarded the Gold Tower Medal, an award given to people of merit, by the Korea Institute for Advanced Technology
  • 2008.

    Kiturami Bumyang Air Conditioning selected as an outstanding company in quality competitiveness.

    Topped the National Brand Competitiveness Index (NBCI).

    Acquisition of Shinsung Engineering (Inc)

    Completion of the Hantan River Germanium Hot Spring Hotel

  • 2007.

    Acquisition of Kiturami Refrigerator Co.

    Chairman Choi Jin-Min awarded the Grand Prize at the 7th Proud Korean Awards (Korea Journalists Federation).

    Completion of the Hantan River Germanium Hot Spring Hotel
  • 2006.

    Corporate name change of Kiturami Homesys (formerly Kiturami Co., Ltd.)

    Acquisition of Bumyang Air Conditioning (renamed Kiturami Bumyang Air Conditioning (Inc.))

    Chairman Choi Jin-min is named one of 60 engineers who changed South Korea

  • 2005.

    Established Dr. Robbin.

  • 2004.

    Established Kiturami Asan Technology Training Institute.

    Acquisition of controlling shares of TBC Daegu Broadcasting Company (1st major shareholder)

    Established Dr. Robbin.
  • 2003.

    Establishment of Kiturami Welfare Foundation (formerly the Welfare Project Division of the Cultural Foundation)

    Acquisition of Century Asan Plant

    Acquisition of Century Asan Plant
  • 2002.

    Founded Cheongdo Technology Research and Training Institute.

    Established Tianjin 2nd Factory in China

  • 2001.

    Won the Grand Prize at the Female Consumers' Choice for Best Company Awards.

    Awarded the Camellia Medal, an Order of Civil Merit.

    Completion of the 2nd factory at Kiturami Tianjin Corporation

  • 2000.

    Completed Hantan River Country Club

Growth Phase

Continuous innovations to make life better for humanity

  • 1999.

    Won First Prize in the Korean Industry Brand Power.

    Awarded the Silver Tower Order of Industrial Service Merit.

    Completion of the 1st factory at Kiturami Tianjin Corporation

    Completion of the 1st factory at Kiturami Tianjin Corporation
  • 1997.

    Supported the National Academy of Engineering of Korea Awards and the Young Engineers Awards.

  • 1995.

    Launching of the Women Volunteer Team affiliated with the Cultural Foundation (currently Kiturami Welfare Foundation)

  • 1992.

    Establishment of Kiturami Boiler Sales Company

    Completed Kiturami Cheongdo Plant.

    Received the Bronze Tower Order of Industrial Service Merit.

    Completed Kiturami Cheongdo Plant
  • 1991.

    Establishment of NanoKem

  • 1990.

    Becomes 2nd major shareholder of SBS startup consortium

Establishment Phase

Laid the foundation of South Korea's boiler industry

  • 1989.

    Established Kiturami Boiler Co., Ltd.

  • 1987.

    Changed company name to Rocket Boiler Co., Ltd.

    Establishment of Kiturami Gas Boiler Company (currently our Incheon Business Unit)

  • 1985.

    Implemented the Kiturami scholarship students' support service.

    Establishment of Kiturami Cultural Foundation

    Implemented the Kiturami scholarship students' support service.
  • 1980.

    Designated as manufacturer of Korean No. 1 unit.

  • 1979.

    Awarded the Stone Tower Order of Industrial Service Merit.

  • 1978.

    Became the first South Korean company to export boilers to other countries

  • 1975.

    Obtained boiler type approval No. 1.

  • 1969.

    Establishment of Goryeo Steel Company

    Establishment of Goryeo Steel Company
  • 1962.

    Founded as Shinseng Boiler Industrial Company

Global Network

The Kiturami Group has been growing into a global company whose business presence extends beyond South Korea

Heating and Cooling Technology Research Center
- Kiturami Boiler, Kiturami Bumyang Air Conditioning,
Century, Shinsung Engineering, Nanochem
86, Magokjungang-ro, Gangseo-gu, Seoul, Korea (Magok-dong)
Hwagok Business Unit
396, Gonghang-daero, Gangseo-gu, Seoul, Korea
Cheongdo Business Unit
34, Wolgok 2-gil, Cheongdo-eup, Cheongdo-gun, Gyeongsangbuk-do, Korea
Asan Business Unit
850, Eumbong-ro, Tangjeong-myeon, Asan-si, Chungcheongnam-do, Korea
Poseung Factory
82, Pyeongtaekhang-ro 156beon-gil, Poseung-eup, Pyeongtaek-si, Gyeonggi-do, Korea

From being a top specialist in heating and cooling, Kiturami Group has grown to be an integrated energy group

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