Company Growth Milestones

From its humble origins as a single machining shop in Gwangju, Korea,
Hwacheon has grown to become a global player in machine tools.

    Hwacheon’s Machine Tool Innovations and Inventions

    As a pioneer of machine tools in Korea, Hwacheon’s R&D team has rolled out various inventions and innovations in the industry.

    1959

    First company to develop direct-coupled belt-driven manual lathe

    1964

    Developed gear-driven automatic lathe

    1977

    Developed Korea’s first NC lathe, WNCL-300

    1983

    Developed Korea’s first NC milling machine, VN-85K

    1983

    Developed Korea’s first CNC copy milling machine, COPMIL-600

    1983

    Developed Korea’s first NC 4-axis lathe, ECOSTAR-3

    1998

    Developed vertical high speed machining center, SIRIUS-U

    2001

    Started automobile parts business (produced 30,000 cylinder blocks) using horizontal machining center, ECOMIL-65VH)

    2008

    Developed mold machining center, SIRIUS Series

    2015

    Developed smart machine tool, SMART-UaX

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