- Company Name : Unick
- CEO : Ahn, Jeonggu / Ahn, Younggu
- Type of business : Production of new automotive other parts
- Business contents : Manufacturing, whole/retail sales of automotive parts(oil pressure solenoid valve)
- Form of company : KOSDAQ, 1000 Fortune company, medium enterprise, enterprise of middle standing, corporation
- Established dated : 21th Apr. 1976
- Number of Employee : 554(2018)
- Sales turnover : 223,767,760,000KRW (2017)
- Capital : 9,660,350,000 KRW (2017)
- Business Profit : 1,818,270,000 KRW (2017)
- Representative Tel. +82-55-340-2000
- Web site: http://www.unick.co.kr/
- Address :90, Seobu-ro 179beon-gil, Jinyeong-eup, Gimhae-si, Gyeongsangnam-do, Republic of Korea
( Information from : http://www.saramin.co.kr )
History (from http://www.unick.co.kr/eng/company/company04.asp)
Period of foundation (1971~1985)
|Nov. 1973.||Developed South Korea‘s first car clock.|
|Apr. 1976.||Converted into an corporation named JEOKGO Precision Corporation.|
|1980||Jul. 1983.||Changed the company name to Jeco Corporation.|
Period of growth (1986~2006)
|1980||Jan. 1986.||Developed a cigarette lighter for automobiles.
Developed valves for exhaust gas, engine, brake, and transmission
|May 1987.||Established a research lab affiliated with the Company under the direction of the Ministry of Science and Technology.|
|Dec. 1987.||Awarded the Order of Industrial Service Merit (Bronze Tower) at the 1st Korea Science Awards.|
|May 1988.||Developed an electronic sensor for automobiles|
|Dec. 1988.||Awarded the Busan Industrial Grand Prize (technology section).|
|Mar. 1989.||Entered into a technical partnership with the US BEEDE for combination meters.|
|May 1989.||Developed a valve for exhaust gas recirculation.|
|Nov. 1989||Awarded $10 Million Export Tower on the Day of Export.|
|1990||Feb. 1991.||Entered into a technical partnership with Japan’s Tosok for solenoid valve for automatic transmission.|
|Aug. 1991.||Entered into a technical partnership with Japan’s Jeco for 3-Meter for Jeeps.|
|Jul. 1992.||Completed the construction of Gimhae Division 1.|
|Sep. 1992.||Selected as Company of Outstanding 100 PPM Quality Performance 1992 by Hyundai Motor Company.|
|Oct. 1992.||Developed a solenoid valve for automatic transmission.|
|Feb. 1993.||Developed an ABS wheel sensor.|
|Dec. 1993.||Registered with KOSDAQ.|
|Jan. 1995.||Developed a suspension solenoid valve (ECS).|
|Dec. 1995.||Achieved ISO 9001 certification.|
|Feb. 1996.||Completed the construction of Gimhae Division 2.|
|Oct. 1996.||Entered into a technical partnership with Japan’s TNJ for carbon canister.|
|Nov. 1996.||Entered into a technical partnership with Japan’s Aisan for mechanical fuel pump.|
|Dec. 1996.||Entered into a technical partnership with Germany’s Simens for electronic-type electric wiring system. Received the Excellence Award at the Labor-Management Harmony Awards (Minister of Labor).|
|Jul. 1997.||Developed parts of automobile evaporation gas control system.|
|Sep. 1997.||Entered into a technical partnership with Japan’s Jeco for automobile multimeter.|
|Feb. 1998.||Developed an electronically controlled EGR valve.|
|Mar. 1999.||Developed a digital multimeter.|
|Jul. 1999.||Developed an electronic EGR valve.|
|Dec. 1999.||Achieved QS-9000 certification (Korea Quality Assurance).|
|2000||Apr. 2000.||Changed the company name to Unick Corporation.|
|Jul. 2000.||Selected as Enterprise with Outstanding Quality Competitiveness (Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy).|
|Jun. 2001.||Developed a solenoid valve for next-generation automatic transmission.|
|Mar. 2002.||Developed a coil-type sensor for measuring the degradation of automobile engine oil|
|Jul. 2002.||Developed the control valve of evaporative emissions control system.|
|Aug. 2002.||Established Qingdao Unick Parts Co., Ltd. in China.|
|Dec. 2002.||Developed a next-generation fuel system control module.|
|Jan. 2003.||Developed an electro-hydraulic control module for next-generation automatic transmission.|
|May 2003.||Awarded the Presidential Medal of Industrial Service on the Day of Invention.|
|Mar. 2005.||Achieved ISO 14000 certification (DEKRA).|
|Apr. 2005.||Achieved ISO/TS 16949 certification (DEKRA).|
|Aug. 2005.||Completed the construction of Asan Plant.|
|Jan. 2006.||Awarded the Grand Prize at the 4th 100 Best Patented Products Awards (KIPO Commissioner).|
|Mar. 2006.||Obtained Inno-Biz certification (Small and Medium Business Administration)|
|Dec. 2006.||Obtained Single PPM Quality certification (SMBA)|
Period of take off (2007~)
|2000||Jan. 2007.||Developed a solenoid valve for 6-gear automatic transmission|
|Sep. 2007.||Selected as Enterprise with Outstanding Productivity Improvement (Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy).
Selected as Enterprise with Outstanding Labor-Management Culture (Ministry of Labor).
|Dec. 2007.||Designated as Advanced Technology Center (Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy).|
|Jun. 2008.||Entered into a technical partnership with Japan’s Tosok for VFS valve for 6-gear automatic transmission.|
|Jan. 2009.||Developed a solenoid valve for 8-gear automatic transmission.|
|Mar. 2009.||Developed a valve for controlling lock & brake.
Developed a bypass valve for emission reduction.
|Jun. 2009.||Developed a solenoid valve for HCV hybrid CVT.|
|Sep. 2009.||Won the Minister of Knowledge Economy Award at the 33rd National Productivity Innovation Competition.
Received the Labor Minister’s Award at the Labor-Management Culture Grand Prize Awards.
|Oct. 2009.||Won the SMBA Administrator’s Award at the Venture Business Grand Prize Awards.|
|2010||Feb. 2010.||Developed a bypass valve for emission reduction.|
|Sep. 2010.||Selected as a candidate company for Korean Hidden Champion Initiative (The Export-Import Bank of Korea).|
|Oct. 2010.||Developed analog clocks (Chrysler).
Received Presidential Citation at the Venture Business Grand Prize Awards.
|Dec. 2010.||Completed Gimhae Division 3.|
|Mar. 2011.||Developed a solenoid valve for DCT.|
|Sep. 2011.||Developed a solenoid valve for automatic transmission (Continental).|
|Nov. 2011.||Developed a steering heated system.|
|Mar. 2012.||Developed a gear lever indicator (with LIN).|
|Apr. 2012.||Developed an analog clock (with CAN).|
|May 2012.||Developed a solenoid valve for automatic transmission (Continental).
Selected as a company to be supported by the World Class 300 Project (Ministry of Knowledge Economy).
Awarded the Order of Industrial Service Merit (Silver Tower) as person of distinguished service to SMB
|Jun. 2012.||Selected as Enterprise with Outstanding Labor-Management Culture (Ministry of Employment and Labor).|
|Jul. 2012.||Developed a solenoid valve for CVT.|
|Sep. 2012.||Developed a gas proportional control valve (KyungDong Navien).|
|Dec. 2012.||Developed a hydrogen control valve for hydrogen fuel cell vehicle.
Awarded the Bronze Prize at the Korea Technology Awards (Ministry of Knowledge Economy).
Awarded $70 Million Export Tower on the Day of Trade.
|Aug. 2013.||Developed a pneumatic solenoid valve. Developed a solenoid valve for engine oil pump.|
|Sep. 2013.||Achieved OHSAS 18001 certification (DEKRA).|
|Oct. 2013.||Developed a USB car charger.|
|Nov. 2013.||Developed a steering vibration system (with CAN).|
|Dec. 2013.||Developed a steering heated system.|
|Jan. 2014.||Attained the level of Technology 5 Star (Hyundai Motor Company).
Selected as This Year’s Partner Company in Labor-Management Cooperation (Hyundai Motor Company).
|May 2014.||Opened the Pangyo R&B Center.|
|Oct. 2014.||Awarded the Grand Prize at the 23rd Industrial Peace Awards (Gyeongsangnam-do).|
|Dec. 2014.||Awarded $100 Million Export Tower on the Day of Trade. Achieved CMMI Level 3 international certification (CMMI Institute).|
|Mar. 2015.||Received a Presidential citation on the Day of Commerce and Industry.|
|Sep. 2015.||Completed the construction of Gimhae Division 5.
Selected as Enterprise with Outstanding Labor-Management Culture (Ministry of Employment and Labor).
Received a Presidential citation as an organization of the best practice for local industry promotion.
|Nov. 2015.||Selected as a first-tier supplier with outstanding fair trade and win-win growth activities (GM Korea).|
|Jan. 2016.||Selected as This Year’s Partner Company in the Area of Technology (Hyundai Motor Company).|
|Mar. 2017.||Selected as Enterprise with Outstanding Quality Improvement (Hyundai Powertech).|
|Dec. 2017.||Selected as Youth-Friendly Small Giant (Ministry of Employment and Labor).|