Globe Union Industrial Corp.
Globe Union Industrial Corp. (“Globe Union” or the “Company”) is one of the major faucets and bathroom fixtures manufacturers in the Greater China region. The Company, established in 1979, has a low-cost production base in China and an extensive distribution network in the United States and the United Kingdom. It was listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange in 1999.
Globe Union established its first faucet production facility in Shenzhen, China in 1993. The Company introduced its first brand, "Danze", in the United States in 2001, with a view to gaining greater control over its distribution channels. In 2003, the Company acquired a factory in Shandong province to produce vitreous china bathroom products. Throughout the years, the Company has also acquired other distribution channels and brands, including Gerber (vitreous china in the United States) in 2003, Lenz (bathroom accessories in Italy) in 2004, and Home Boutique (kitchen cabinet in Greater China) in 2006. In 2007, the Company acquired PJH Group, the largest bathroom and kitchen products distributor in the United Kingdom. All of these businesses have been successfully integrated.