HSIL Limited, vastly recognised by its brand (Hindware), a leading name in the Indian market is a company driven by innovation. Its complete focus on crafting unforgettable bathing experiences, developing contemporary bathroom solutions for over five decades with products that make life better has set new trends each year.

The unequivocal trait of HSIL, being the very best and first, in its domain began with the introduction of vitreous china sanitaryware to the Indian consumer in 1962 and it was just the beginning searching for new approaches and ideas in bathroom product design led to the birth of brand hindware. Its growing portfolio of excellent brands Hindware Italian Collection, Hindware Art along with Hindware encompasses pristine ceramic bathroom fixtures Water closets, Bidets, Washbasins, and Urinals, series of tech-smart taps Faucets, tiles, vents, wellness and kitchen appliances is a testament of its growth and commitment.

HSIL’s other brands; Raasi (1999) and Benelave (2011) address the ‘value for money’ category. While brand Amore (2013) offers premium wellness products.

Set up in 1960 as Hindustan Twyfords Ltd, with a technological collaboration with Twyfords UK, the company was renamed to Hindustan Sanitaryware & Industries Limited in 1967.

HSIL Limited as we know today, reformed the way the India sanitaryware market was operating. Synonymous with design and quality, after establishing its reputation in the bathroom products vertical, diversified into glass. The company acquired Associated Glass Industries Limited (AGI) in 1981 and entered the glass bottle manufacturing sector. 2011 saw PET bottles added to its portfolio with Garden Polymers Private Limited (GPPL) coming under its umbrella.

Company Factsheet
Nature of Business: Manufacturer
Additional Business: Trader
Company CEO: R. K. Somany
Total Number of Employees: more than 1000 People
Year of Establishment: 1960
Legal Status of Firm: Public Ltd. Co. Registered under Indian Companies Act 2013
Annual Turnover: Rs. 500 - 1000 Crore
Primary Competitive Advantage:
  • Experienced R & D Department
  • Large Product Line
  • Large Production Capacity
  • Good Financial Position & TQM
Quality Measures / Testing Facilities: Yes
Pan No.: AAACH*****
Value Added Tax Registration No.: 06841700097V
GST No.: 06AAACH7564H1ZI
Customized Packaging: No
Payment Mode:
  • Credit Card
  • DD
  • Invoice
  • Bank Transfer
  • Pay Order
  • RTGS
Shipment Mode: By Road
About Us
Hindware heritage symbolizes our commitment to understanding the changing consumer needs for over 5 decades. Our constant endeavor is to innovate and reinvent ourselves ahead of times and be an expert companion to the consumer in their journey from inspiration to implementation in the bathroom space. We strive to transcend the demarcations of functionality and turn the bathroom into a creative space.
Our Aim
With a mission to revolutionize sanitaryware ware market in India, Mr. Rajendra K. Somany, in collaboration with Twyfords Ltd. of UK, established Hindustan Twyfords in 1960. Backed by innovative products, Hindustan Twyfords was the first company to introduce vitreous china ceramics in India.

Core Purpose

Passionately strive to enrich customer’s quality of life thereby enhancing stakeholder value
Our Core Values
Core Values
People Excellence
Performance Excellence

  • We believe in teamwork to enable our people to perform and succeed beyond their individual capacities
  • We nurture high performing teams where an individual’s opinions and perspectives are respected
  • We recognize and reward team performance for achievement of collective goals
  • We promote cross-functional teams for enhancing business growth and innovative practices
  • AGI Glasspac has a capacity to produce 953 million bottles per annum and the capability to manufacture 400 different products in three colours.
  • AGI's second container glass manufacturing facility at Bhongir, A.P. has a capacity of manufacturing 690 million pieces per annum bringing the total capacity to 1643 million pieces per annum

Respect for Individual

We encourage a culture of trust and openness where each one is valued
  • We nurture high performing teams where an individual’s opinions and perspectives are respected
  • We recognize and reward team performance for achievement of collective goals
  • We promote cross-functional teams for enhancing business growth and innovative practices
Our Milestones
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 on 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)
1967: 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
Our Team
Core Team

For an organization to prosper, it takes exemplary leadership that is future focused, innovation-driven and dedicated. Our core team comprises of thought leaders, strategists and opinion makers who have been, with their expertise and foresight, working continuously towards achieving the sustained market leadership.
Board of Directors
Board of Directors

Hindware’s business strategy is overseen by our Board of Directors – the brains behind the game.

Mr: R. K. Somany
  • Commerce graduate from St. Xavier's College, Calcutta University
  • Provides the strategic direction and vision to the Company
  • Extensive 59 years of work experience
  • Active member of Rotary for past 52 years
  • Executive Committee member of Indian Green Building Council (IGBC)
  • Chairman of Indian Plumbing Skills Council (IPSC)
  • Presented with 'Lifetime Achievement' award by Washroom & Beyond, reputed trade magazine
  • Presented with 'Lifetime Achievement' award by India Plumbing Association (IPA)

Mr: Sandip Somany

  • Commerce graduate and a diploma holder in Ceramic Manufacturing Technology from the US
  • A 29-year work experience in the ceramics and glass industry
  • Former President of PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI)
  • Chairman of the Indian Council of Sanitaryware Manufacturers (INCOSAMA)
  • Member of the Executive Committee of FICCI and Member of Managing Committee of ASSOCHAM
  • Vice President of International Chamber of Commerce - India Chapter
  • Member of the Governing Council of All India Glass Manufacturer's Association 2

Ms: Sumita Somany
  • Commerce Graduate
  • Whole time director of Hindware Home Retail Private Limited (HHRPL)

Mr: Ashok Jaipuria

  • Qualified in Business Administration and Marketing Sciences
  • Chairman & Managing Director of Cosmo Films Limited, an Indian MNC, which is into manufacture and export of Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene (BOPP) Films
  • Chairman of Cosmo Ferrites Limited
  • Member of the Board of Governors of the Indian Institute of Technology, Indore, The Institute of Liver & Biliary Sciences and Delhi Public School, Gurgaon
  • Member of Audit Committee and Nomination and Remuneration Committee of the Company

Mr: G.L. Sultania

  • B .Com, F.C.A., F.C.S., and consultant by profession
  • Possesses vast knowledge and experience of Financial Restructuring, Corporate Laws, and Legal Compliance
  • Member of the Capital Market Standing Committee of MCC Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Member of Stakeholders' Relationship (Shareholders'/ Investors' Grievance) Committee of the Company

Mr: N.G. Khaitan
  • Attorney-At-Law and a Notary Public appointed by the Government of India
  • Practises in the Calcutta High Court and in the Supreme Court of India
  • Senior partner at Khaitan & Co., one of the leading law firms in India
  • Awarded Bell Chamber's Gold Medal by the Incorporated Law Society, Calcutta High Court, for standing first in all the Law examinations
  • President of the Indian Council of Arbitration, New Delhi
  • Vice President of Bharat Chamber of Commerce and The Agri-Horticultural Society of India
Our Management
Management Team

Hindware wouldn’t have been what it is today without the philosophy and guidance of the mavericks of our Management Team.

  • Mr. R B Kabra - President
  • Mr. J K Somani - Sr. Vice President
  • Mr. Sanjay Gaur - Head HR

  • Mr. Arun Kumar Dukkipati - President
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