Advancing wellness since 1989.
Established in 1989, Coway has been dedicated to researching and developing environmental solutions, particularly in personal health and well-being. With the world’s best specialists and scientists working hand-in-hand, we strongly believe that we can achieve our mission and make our vision a reality.
"Being a global market leader, we strive to expand our knowledge and diversify our expertise globally, with the aim to make the world a cleaner and purer place to live in."
Our unique competitive advantage is that we compliment our high-tech products with an innovative and modern design. In today’s world, the design of a product plays a major role in decision-making, this prompted us to take that extra effort to deliver not just practical, but innovative design touches.
Through the years, we have progressively improved our Research & Development process with new findings and consumer behaviours. Simply said, this is our bread & butter, the fuel to keep us moving forward and dare we say, we will never settle.
Journey We Have Taken
Our history is the history of home wellness appliances industry of the Republic of KoreaCOWAY has grown into a leader in the home wellness appliance industry, and has built a solid foundation as a company specializing in water and air purity since 1989.
Taking off as
Life Care Company
- Developed IoCare Solutions
- Declared Vision of
The Life Care Company
- Began Cosmetics Business
- Started Homecare Business
- Expanded Business Overseas
Strengthening of Core
- Established R&D Center in
- Seoul National University Launched
- Design Institute Declared 20th
Anniversary of Service Innovation
Growth in Rental
- Started Rental Business
- Adopted Cody Service
- Entered Trillion Sales Club
Start of Door-to-Door
- Launched Water Purifier Business
- Started Air Purifier Business
- Established Research Institute
& Built Plant
- 01/1989Established COWAY Co., Ltd.
- 04/1990Started water purifier business
- 08/1992Earned the WQA Gold Seal trademarks
- 01/1993Established the R&D Center
- 12/1994Started air purifier business
11/1995Earned Korea's first CWS* certification by WQA
CWS: Certified Water Specialist
- 04/1998Started rental business
- 05/2002Started electric bidet business
- 11/2002Earned the International Testing Lab Certification by KOLAS
- 08/2007Designated as an official RoHS Testing Institute by TUV
- 02/2008Constructed Coway R&D Center in Seoul National University
- 05/2012Completed International Safety Certification Center
- 12/2013Received the One Hundred Million Dollar Export Award
- 01/2014Exceeded annual sales of one million units
- 01/2015Obtained the Carbon Neutrality Certification for Water Purifier
- 03/2015Declared 'IoCare' a Customized Customer Care Service
- 04/2015Started the IoT-based Smart Air Care Service
- 08/2015Obtained NSF/ANSI 401 and WQA at the same time
- 10/2015Enrolled into the DJSI Asia Pacific for three consecutive years
- 11/2015Obtained the CVC (China Vkan Certification)Selected as an excellent company in carbon management for seven consecutive years by the CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project)Selected as the best water management company by CDP Water
- 12/2015Completed Digging 1,000 Wells in CambodiaSigned a partnership with WWF-Korea
- 01/2016Participated in CES 2016 and Released ‘IoCare Integrated Solution' a Customized Customer Care ServiceObtained the international carbon labeling for water purifier (Carbon Balloon)
- 03/2016Certified by NSF International for counteracting algae
- 05/2016Reached a business agreement with Haier on the sale of products in China
- 09/2016Celebrated the 10th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Operation in MalaysiaNewly included in the DJSI World & certified for the DJSI Asia Pacific for four consecutive years
- 10/2016Chosen for the Carbon Management Sector Honors by CDP(Carbon Disclosure Project) for eight consecutive years