Hwacheon Machinery America

Phone: 847-573-0100
Fax: 847-573-9900

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Mailing Address:
555 Bond Street
Lincolnshire, IL 60069 US

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Company Profile

About Hwacheon Group



Under the Hwacheon Group, Hwacheon Machinery Company, founded in 1975,  is a builder of large size vertical and horizontal lathes, special purpose machines, manual turning and milling machines. Hwacheon also  produces various precision automotive engine parts, including cylinder blocks, crankshafts, and cylinder heads for automobile companies like Hyundai and Kia, which also have more than 4000 Hwacheon machine tools in their plants. Seoam Machinery Industry, the manufacturer of gears and chuck was established in 1978. TPS Korea was established in 1995 and is a manufacturer of automotive production systems. Hwacheon Group operates its own foundry producing castings for the Group’s key components and for robot manufacturers.

The ISO 9001:9004 and CE certified machine tool operations are part of the Hwacheon Group of companies, a public company with more than $500 million USD in annual revenue and eight manufacturing plants in Korea.


Product Categories of Hwacheon Machinery America

  • Horizontal Machining Centers, Five-Axis
  • Horizontal Machining Centers, Up to Four-Axis
  • Lathes, Cycle-Controlled (Semi-CNC or "Teachable")
  • Lathes, Manual
  • Turn/Mill Machines, CNC
  • Turning Centers, Horizontal, CNC
  • Turning Centers, Twin-Spindle/Multi-Turret
  • Turning Centers, Vertical, CNC
  • Vertical Machining Centers, Five-Axis
  • Vertical Machining Centers, Up to Four-Axis

Trade Names

  • Cutex
  • Hi Tech:Two Axis Contract Job Shop
  • M2: Hi Precision Machining
  • Sirius: Three axis speciality VMC
  • T2 Multi Axis Turning/Milling

As seen in MMS

Multi-Process Turning Center Processes Complex Parts in One Chucking
Hwacheon Machinery America says that its C1 multi-process turning center is half turning center, half machining center with Y- and C-axis control, and can completely manufacture parts with complicated shapes in a single chucking operation.

Hwacheon Names Two New Sales Directors
Bob Pellegrini and Dan Peirce will serve the Eastern and Western U.S. regions, respectively.

Hwacheon Appoints Americas Managing Director
Robert Nedler succeeds Michael Huggett in oversight of North and South American sales, service and operations.

Hwacheon Expands Distribution Network
The machine tool company has added several new distributors in an effort to expand market share, sales and service.

VMC Features Automatic Tool Load Adjustment
Hwacheon Machinery offers its Vesta 1000 VMC for stable, high-speed, precision machining and long-term productivity in job shops serving the die/mold, automotive, energy, medical and aerospace industries.

Vertical CNC Lathes Can Combine to Single Control for Mass Production
Hwacheon Machinery offers its VT-450/VT-650 single-spindle and VT-450/-650-2SP twin-spindle vertical CNC lathes designed for mass production with reduced cutting times for automotive parts such as brake discs, brake drums, hubs and valves.

April 2015 Product Spotlight Slideshow: Turning
View turning centers, lathes, controls and more in this month’s product slideshow.

Vertical Lathe Series Turns Large Parts
Hwacheon Machinery’s VT-950/1150 series of vertical CNC lathes is intended for large-part turning.

Houstex 2015 Preview Slideshow
Click through the slideshow to see a selection of technologies to be displayed at Houstex in advance of the February 24-26 trade show.

Hwacheon Machinery Moving to New Headquarters
The company is relocating to a larger facility in Chicago.

April 2014 Product Spotlight: Turning
Click through this month’s product slideshow featuring lathes and turning centers.

Turning Centers for Oil Field Applications
Hwacheon Machinery America offers its Hi-Tech Big Bore line of horizontal turning centers designed for machining large oilfield components.

Three-Axis VMC Limits Vibration
Hwacheon’s Sirius UM three-axis vertical machining center is designed for high-precision performance machining, such as that required by die-mold applications.

Hwacheon Looks to Gain Market Share in the U.S.
If I asked you to start naming Korean machine tool builders, Hwacheon might not be among the first few you mention. However, the company is working to change that.

Vertical CNC Lathe Integrates with Factory Automation
The Hwacheon VT-650 vertical CNC lathe provides a maximum cutting diameter of 31.44" and features a 1,500-rpm spindle drive.

Heavy-duty Horizontal Turning Center
The Hwacheon Hi-TECH 450 turning center with its small footprint provides space efficiency, while offering the largest turning diameter in its class of mid-size lathes at 500mm as well as turning length of 1350 mm, according to the company.

Horizontal Turning Center for Oil and Gas Applications
The Hwacheon Hi-Tech 450 horizontal turning center offers a 500-mm turning diameter and 1,350-mm turning length in a small footprint.

Hwacheon Opens Technology Center
Hwacheon recently celebrated its 60th anniversary with the grand opening of its Technology Center in Gwangju, Korea.

Machining Suppliers Hone in on Mold/Die Market
Key machining equipment manufacturers that have been focusing on the mold and die market are showing these wares at IMTS, with features like advanced CNC controls and higher spindle feeds that will result in a better-quality surface finish and reduced cycle times.

Hwacheon Celebrates 60 Years, Focuses on U.S. Market
Korea’s Hwacheon has a good reputation for quality and has been around for some time. As it celebrates its 60th anniversary this year, the company is focusing on improving its presence here in the United States, making greater strides to get its machine tool offerings in front of manufacturers not only here at IMTS, but also throughout its U.S. dealer network.