Beyond the Limits

Since the establishment in 1982, Kovea has contributed to the creation and expansion of outdoor and camping culture throughout the world. Kovea stands for top rated customer satisfaction, superior quality and development of new innovative products. Kovea is working to go “Beyond the Limits” and make an outdoor experience worth remembering.

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KOVEA Co., Ltd has been a leader in manufacturing portable gas appliances for the past 30 years in Korea. We have pursued greater quality and have overcome many obstacles in order to achieve the manufacturing level for this type of technical gas appliance.

As a leading outdoor company in Korea, we strongly felt that the products in the market lacked the quality needed for Korean climbers and thus poured all of our energy and effort into the development of superior quality products that could be trusted.

KOVEA first launched into the market with our portable gas appliances. We have made an enormous effort and continued investment into R&D for the ongoing development of better products. This pursuit of higher quality has allowed us to acquire various international quality certifications.

With the skillful know-how, efforts, and advances in new technology; KOVEA products have been loved and recognized by end users as one of the top sought after products. With this profound expertise we have transitioned towards a wider range of camping related products that extend beyond just portable appliances.

KOVEA sells these products with our own brand name and has affiliation with large and famous partners around the world on an O.E.M. basis. Many leading international companies are willing to collaborate in not only the development of new products but also in the mutual commitment to excellence; to form an ongoing mutually beneficial business relationship.

We are ready to start business with companies who want to achieve a higher level of quality and standard. Our promise is to manage Kovea with a knowledgeable systemic approach and creative vision and efficiency to achieve an increased level of output. We strongly believe that KOVEA has grown to be a prime example of an enterprise with visionary, innovative, and collaborative business relationships.

 

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 2010-PRESENT

March 2017
E-stove wins prestigious IF Design Gold Award
January 2016
Kovea is awarded #1 in Korea Brand Power Index
November 2015
Kovea introduces new them of “Beyond the Limits”
January 2015
Alpine Pot EZ Eco and Cube in ISPO Gold Design Award
January 2014
Awarded “Gold Winner” by ISPO for the Giga Sun Heater
November 2013
Given Presidents Award by the Korean Sports Association
October 2013
Awarded Cultural Achievement Award for the corporate sector by South Korea Camping Association
September 2013
– SME BUSINESS CORPORATION selected as ‘Foundation company’
– 2013 INNO-BIZ Organization selected as ‘Global leader’
July 2013
2013 TAHU RUTM WESTFACE EXPEDITION support sponsors
January 2013
– SMBA Export Assistance Center selected as the ‘Global hidden champion’
– Forbes organized ‘Customers’ selection of the best brands, camping sector’ Award
August 2010
“Dream Gas BBQ” nominated as a Best Innovative Product


2000-2009

November 2009
Awarded the Best Quality Product Certification
August 2006
Venture company / superior product award
December 2004
INNO-BIZ company certified
November 2004
Launched new Kovea brand logo
June 2003
Received an honorable award from the President at the 10th annual Gas Safety Contest
July 2001
R&D center established
June 2001
Recognized as one of the Promising Industry’s in the Kyunggi Province
November 2000
Received award for annual export sales in excess of $10 million USD
May 2000
Approved as a Venture Industry
February 2000
Acquired ISO 9001




1990-1999

November 1999
Received award for annual export sales in excess of $5 million USD
February 1998
Nominated as a promising company in exports
November 1997
Established name of Kovea Co. Ltd.
July 1997
Nominated as an excellent export product
November 1996
Received award for annual export sales in excess of $1 million USD


1980-1989

December 1989
Acquired the “Q” mark
June 1982
Registered as a gas appliance maker
November 1982
Established a private company

 Awards

Rated by Forbes Korea #1 Camping Brand in Korea
Presidents award by the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism of Korea
Best Service Quality award by the Korean Sports Association
ISPO Gold Winner Design Award 2014

 Safety Certifications

Quality Assurance (Korea) Korea Gas safety corporation
Innovative Business (Korea)
Korean Gas Safety (Korea)
Canadian Standards Association (Canada)
Standards Australia International (Australia)
Conformité Européenne (Europe)
Japan Gas Appliances Inspection (Japan)