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The Company was incorporated as Hindustan Twyfords Ltd. in 1960 by the Somany family (promoter group) in collaboration with Twyfords Ltd., UK, to introduce vitreous china ceramic sanitaryware in India.

The Company changed its name to Hindustan Sanitaryware & Industries Limited in 1969 and has since been popularly known as ‘HSIL’. In March 2009, the company name changed to HSIL Limited”.

Product portfolio

  • The Company is the most respected sanitaryware manufacturer in India today.
  • It diversified into the manufacture of glass containers through the acquisition of Associated Glass Industries Limitedin 1981.
  • It widened its product basket with a range of bathroom and kitchen appliances products, leveraging the power of the Hindware brand.
  • It expanded in the retail business of Speciality Home Interior Solutions in 2007 through a wholly owned subsidiary, called Hindware Home Retail Pvt. Ltd. (HHRL). Its first store commenced operations in May 2008 under the ‘EVOK’ brand.


  • The Company’s Hindware brand has been recognised as a Superbrand for the last four years in a row.
  • It holds a significant market share in all the business verticals of its presence.
  • Its institutional customers in the Building Products Division comprises reputed builders like DLF, Unitech L&T, Raheja’s and Puravankara.
  • Its institutional customers in the Container Glass Division (AGI) comprises brand-enhancing names like Coca Cola, Pepsi, GlaxoSmithkline, Pfizer, AstraZenca, Ranbaxy, Dr Reddy’s Laboratories, Hindustan Unilever, Priya, Global Green, Continental Coffee, Reckitt Benckiser, Seagram, Sab Miller, McDowell, Shaw Wallace and United Breweries to name a few.
  • It possesses the largest distribution network in India’s building products industry, supported by 1086, 4109, and 6000 dealers, sub-dealers and retail outlets respectively.

Public holding

  • The Company’s shares are listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange and the National Stock Exchange.


  • The Company is headquartered in New Delhi, supported by four regional offices and four area offices.
  • It derived nearly 89.87% of revenues from within India and 10.13% from exports to 54 countries in 2007-08
Seq Business segment Location Annual capacity
1 Building Products Division Bahadurgarh (Haryana) 14,000 MT
2 Building Products Division Somanypuram,
(Andhra Pradesh)
18,000 MT
3 Container Glass Division (AGI) Sanathnagar (Hyderabad) 953.10 million pieces