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  • Company Name : Hyundai WIA
  • CEO :  Kim, Kyeongbae
  • Group : Hyundai Motor Group
  • Type of business : Manufacturing new automotive steering & suspension parts
  • Business contents : Manufacturing / whole & retail sales of automotive parts(transmission,constant velocity joint, tool), press, special equipment, transport machinery part, airplane part, weapon, etc. 
  • Form of company : KOSPI, Major company, 1000 Fortune company, external audit corporation, export/import company
  • Established dated : 29th March 1976 
  • Number of Employee : 3,254 (2018)
  • Sales turnover : KRW 6,965,532,790,000 (2017)
  • Capital : KRW 135,975,420,000 (2017)
  • Business Profit : KRW -796,180,000 (2017)
  • Representative Tel. +82-55-280-9114
  • Web site:http://www.hyundai-wia.com 
  • Address : 153, Jeongdong-ro, Seongsan-gu, Changwon-si, Gyeongsangnam-do, Republic of Korea

Company Information from : http://www.saramin.co.kr

Company History and all photos from : http://en.hyundai-wia.com/about/history05.asp

2017

  • Independent production of turbo charger
  • Development of 3D printing-capable hybrid machine tool
  • First mass production of back-wheel AWD system in Korea
  • Production of 5-axle processor XF6300
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2016

  • Korea’s first eco-friendly four-wheel drive system
  • Minister of Health and Welfare citation for employee donation program sharing 1% of their salaries
  • Development of HYUNDAI iTROL, Hyundai WIA’s independent CNC controlelr
  • HYUNDAI WIA Mexico (engine, CVJ, materials) opened mass production initiated
  • Multipurpose engine manufacturing plant in Seosan opened mass production initiate
  • Hit the 100 million landmark in the number of constant velocity (CV) joints manufactured in Korea
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2015

  • The total number of PTU manufactured reaches 5 million
  • Turbocharger business launched mass production initiated
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2014

  • Establishment of an integrated production system of car components 
    (Merger of Hyundai Wia, Hyundai Metia and Hyundai Wisco)
  • Establishment of a technical support center (Changwon/Uiwang)
  • Received Comprehensive Korea Management Award
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2013

  • Completion of India CVJ plant
  • Received Korea’s Management Award for Excellence in Productivity Innovation
  • Won the ‘3-Billion-USD Pagoda of Export’ Award
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2012

  • Selected as a Best Company Employment Creation
  • Selected as a Best Company at Win-Win Conference
  • Completion of Transmission Plant (Changwon plant#3)
  • Received Korea Management Award
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2011

  • Listed Company in the Stock Exchange
  • FA Factory Extension
  • Host Exhibition for Machine Tools
  • Jiangsu HYUNDAI WIA in China’s Machine Tools 2 Factory, Construction completion for Casting 3 Factory
  • GWP Selection awarded by MKE (Ministry of Knowledge Economy)
  • Acquired GD Mark for Machine tools
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2010

  • Participation in Seoul International Machine Tool Show(SIMTOS)
  • Completion of Wia-Magna Power Train Factory
  • Awarded the Innovation Award of the Republic of Korea Product Awards
  • Registered as Global Top 100 Auto Parts Companies
  • Expansion of C.V.Joint Factory
  • C.V.Joint total production exceeding 20 million
  • Expansion of Changwon Machine Tool Factory
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2009

  • Alteration of company name to HYUNDAI WIA Corp.
  • Shipment of Line Center WH63TM fighting plane for the first time
  • Business advance for electrical coupling
  • Completion of engine2 in China, materials , molding plant
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2008

  • Acquisition of ISO 27001 certification
  • Completion of machine tools plant in China
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2007

  • Participation on Robo World 2007
  • Extension of T/F (sub transmission) 4.5 million units and C.V.JOINT China plant construction
  • Completion of the engine plant in China
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2006

  • Winning the President prize (Fire fighting robot)
  • Opening the 4th exhibition of WIA Machine Tools
  • Winning the Minister prize of Knowledge Economy 
    (HS500 Horizontal Machining Center)
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2005

  • Opening the 3rd exhibition of machine tools
  • Advance to engine business
  • Merger Hyundai and Kia machine tools
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2004

  • Advance to automobile modules

2003

  • Participation on Korea Air show and CIMT2003
  • Participation on the international exhibition of machine tools
  • Advance to Cast-iron parts in China

2001

  • Participation and display on the exhibition of foreign auto parts (Det-roit, Tokyo, and France)
  • Opening the 1st exhibition of machine tools of WIA Corp.
  • Acquisition of QS 9000 for auto parts and ISO 14000 for environment sector
  • Alteration of company name to WIA Corp.
  • Swearing rally for Jump 2000 quality renovation
  • Exceeding the production of C.V.J 3 million units

1999

  • Developing the act campaign of consciousness reformation
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1998

  • Joint development of the landing gear in commercial airplane(France, Mesia Dauti)
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1997

  • Selected as top ranking company of the capital and labor cooperation
  • Korea-Japan joint development of machine tools vertical lathe(CX-1)(Japan, Hitachi Sheyki)
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1996

  • Alteration of company name to Kia heavy industry
  • Awarding the tower of industrial peace
  • Awarding the prize of plant renovation (IE)
  • Awarding the tower for 1 billion dollar exports
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1995

  • Awarding the prize of value renovation (VE)
  • Awarding the tower for 50 million dollar exports
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1994

  • Opening Machine Tools Exhibit
  • Localization development of aircraft landing gear

1993

  • Completion of Gwangju plant
  • Exceeding the transmission accumulated 1 million units for commercial vehicles in the first of Korea

1992

  • Opening the training center in the company

1989

  • Foundation of a local subsidiary in USA
  • Completion of beginning test building
  • Completion of Ansan-Banwol plant
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1988

  • Completion of Changwon-Jeongdong plant 
    (Changwon plant 3)
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1987

  • Establishment of research institute for Kia mechanic technology
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1986

  • Undertaking and unification of Changwon plant, Korea heavy industry
  • Completion of Changwon-Namsan plant (Changwon plant 2)

1985

  • Foundation TSCL company 
    (jointed with TRW company, USA)
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1983

  • Development of machining center for the first in Korea
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Photo from Hyundai WIA web site : hyundai-wia.com
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Photo from Hyundai WIA web site : hyundai-wia.com

1979

  • Beginning the production of transmission for vehicles
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1977

  • Beginning the production of machine tools
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1976

  • Founding the company
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