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Gumi Overview


Gumi Plant is the main plaint of KOLON Industries, Inc. equipped with an integrated manufacturing system from polymerization process to final products. With 40 years of polymer technology and expertise, this large-scale complex has the top-of-the-line production operating system.

Using proprietary technology, Gumi Plant has been producing electronic and advanced chemical materials, such as aramids, as well as PET films, tire cords, long fiber non-wovens, aramids, Prism films for LCDs, Colorless Polyimide Film and IT chemical products.

Gumi - History/Certificates


Gumi - History/Certificates
1957 Korea Nylon Inc. established (Daegu)
1969 Korea Polyester Inc. established (Gumi)
1971 Established the polyester yarn line
1973 Established the nylon yarn and nylon tire cord line
1981 Changed names to KOLON Corporation (merger)
1983 Established the engineering plastic line (sell-off in June 2008)
1984 Established the polyester direct spinning (continuous polymerization) line
1985 Established the polyester film line
1986 Established the video tape plant (closed down in 2004)
1990 Established the automated polyester yarn line
2000 First company in the world to produce long micro-fiber “ROJEL”
2005 First Korean company to establish a polyimide film line
First Korean company to establish an aramid line
Established the LCD Prism film line/IT chemical line
2008 Divided the yarn business (KFM), PI film J/V (collaboration with SKC)
2015 Obtained the highest grade “P” for the PSM evaluation
2017 First company in the world to establish a Colorless Polyimide Film line

Product Overview

Product Status

Product Overview
Product List Purpose
Tire cords Tire reinforcement
Long-fiber non-wovens (Finon®) Packaging, industrial, civil engineering, construction
Aramids(HERACRON®) Optical cable reinforcement, automotive parts
polyurethan foam(CHOUVEIL®) Cosmetic Accessories
Films Base films(ASTROLL®) Industrial, electronic materials, packaging
Metalize films(ASTROLL®) Food packaging, industrial
Barrier films LCD
Prism films(EverRay®) LCD
IT Chemical (Onlymer®) PCB protection, electronic materials for LCDs
Colorless Polyimide Film (CPI®) Window Cover Film


Gumi Kolon Network

  • Gumi Address    48, Suchul-daero, Gumi-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do
  • Gumi Plant    TEL : +82-54-469-3164  (Contact Point : M.Y. Noh)

Gumi Kolon Network