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History

history

2011 ~ present
  • Aug 2011Completed second electrode plant in Pohang
  • Dec 2012Established Seongnam R&D center
2001 ~ 2010
  • Apr 2001Merged with SUNGWOO PRECISION CO., LTD.
  • Aug 2001Acknowledged Echeon R&D Center (attached) by Korea Industrial Technology Association (No. 20012522)
  • Sep 2001Expanded flux cored wire production facilities in Pohang
  • Apr 2002Established SUPERTECH(KUNSHAN)CO.,LTD
  • Apr 2005Completed first SUPERTECH electrode plant
  • Oct 2005Expanded flux cored wire production facilities in Pohang
  • Nov 2005Expanded Submerged wire production facilities in Pohang
  • Dec 2005Expanded Solid wire production facilities in Pohang
  • Jul 2007Expanded flux cored wire production facilities in Pohang
  • Sep 2007Established HYUNDAI WELDING VINA CO.,LTD
  • Aug 2008Expanded Solid wire production facilities in Pohang
  • Sep 2008Completed first HYUNDAI WELDING VINA electrode plant
  • Sep 2008Expanded flux cored wire & flux production facilities in Pohang
  • Oct 2008Expanded Submerged wire production facilities in Pohang
  • Feb 2009Expanded flux production facilities in Pohang
  • May 2009Completed first GOCHANG electrode plant
1991 ~ 2000
  • Jan 1994Established HYUNDAI WELDING (S'PORE) PTE., LTD.
  • Feb 1994Established a technical tie with OERLIKON Corporation in Switzerland and imported stainless electrode production technology
  • Feb 1995Obtained ISO 9002 certificate (LRQA Certificate No. 941752)
  • Mar 1995Established SUNGWOO PRECISION CO., LTD.
  • Sep 1995Expanded electrode production facilities in Pohang (3,000MT / Month)
  • Sep 1995Expanded solid wire production facilities in Pohang (3,000MT / Month)
  • Apr 1996Expanded flux cored wire production facilities in Pohang (3,000MT / Month)
  • Jun 1996Established H.W.M.C. Malaysia SDN. BHD.
  • Dec 1996Established HYUNDAI WELDING (Europe) GmbH
  • Feb 1997Established HYUNDAI WELDING PRODUCTS. INC(USA)
  • Apr 1997Completed SUNGWOO PRECISION factory in Echeon
  • Sep 1997Expanded flux cored wire production facilities in Pohang (3,750MT / Month)
  • Sep 1997HYUNDAI WELDING COMPANY(Australia)
  • Oct 1997HYUNDAI WELDING PRODUCTS S.A.(South Africa)
  • Dec 1997Established R&D Center in Pohang
  • Jul 1999Acknowledged Pohang R&D Center (attached) by Korea Industrial Technology Association (No. 991626)

history

1981 ~ 1990
  • Jan 1984Produced low fume electrode for the first time in Korea
  • Feb 1986Certified by Japanese Industrial Standard Marking Institute
  • Jan 1987Changed a company name as HYUNDAI WELDING CO., LTD.
  • Sep 1989Initiated metal stamping business
  • Oct 1989Established HYUNDAI WELDING JAPAN CO., LTD in Tokyo
1975 ~ 1980
  • Aug 1976Completed calcium carbide factory in Danyang
  • Jan 1977Completed electrode plant in Pohang
  • May 1978Established new submerged wire production facilities
  • Sep 1978Established new solid wire production facilities
  • Sep 1978Established a technical tie with Sweden ESAB Corporation and imported submerged arc welding flux production technology
  • Dec 1980Initiated submerged arc welding flux production
1975
  • Sep 1975Established SEOHAN DEVELOPMENT CO., LTD.