Hwacheon Machinery America, Inc.

555 Bond Street

Lincolnshire, IL 60069 US

A Message from Hwacheon Machinery America, Inc.

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.

As Seen In Modern Machine Shop

Hwacheon C2

December 2018 Product Spotlight: Turning
This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on turning machines and tooling.

Hwacheon C2

Turning Center Reduces Setup Time
IMTS 2018: Hwacheon’s C2 multi-process turning center with Y- and C-axis control can manufacture parts with complicated shapes in a single chucking operation.

High-Speed Die/Mold Machine Fights Heat, Vibration
IMTS 2018: Hwacheon’s Sirius UL+ vertical die and mold machining center features a 20,000-rpm, built-in motor spindle that provides high-speed cutting.

A woman in traditional Korean dress stood ready to pose for photos with attendees to SIMTOS, hosted at the Kintex Exhibition Center in Seoul April 3 to 7. 

Asian Trade Shows Reveal Focus, Unbridled Optimism
While South Korean builders continue to push more advanced technology, newcomers from China seem eager to sell in North America. 

Vertical machining center

VMC Dry Cuts Graphite
Hwacheon Machinery America’s Hi-M G1 vertical machining center offers quick and precise performance, making it ideal for dry cutting graphite electrode material in die/mold work.

three-stack turret lathe with ATC

Video: “Three-Stack” Turret Lathe with ATC
This turret lathe features an automatic toolchanger to increase flexibility for job shops that encounter a variety of different part types.

Hwacheon Machinery C1 Multi-Process Turning Center

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.

Hwacheon Machinery Vesta 1000

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.

VT-650 single-spindle vertical lathes

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.

Absolute Tongtai Q5 CNC gang-type lathe

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

Hwacheon Machinery VT-950/1150 vertical CNC lathe

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

Dillon’s hard jaws

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.

Nexturn’s P series SA 38PY Swiss-type lathe (available from Absolute Machine Tools) offers eight axes and 38-mm front and rear bar capacity. The lathe’s guide bushing can be removed to enable the use of less-expensive cold-drawn barstock and minimize the size of bar remnants left after machining.

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

Hwacheon Hi-Tech Big Bore horizontal turning center

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.

Hwacheon Sirius UM VMC

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.

Hwacheon VT-650 vertical CNC lathe

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.

Product Categories of Hwacheon Machinery America, Inc.

Drilling & Tapping Machines, CNC
Drilling Machines, Multi-Spindle
Horizontal Machining Centers, Five-Axis
Horizontal Machining Centers, Up to Four-Axis
Lathes, Cycle-Controlled (Semi-CNC or "Teachable")
Lathes, Manual
Machine Monitoring Systems
Machining Cells & FMS
Machining Flex Lines
Milling Machines, Bed-Type
Milling Machines, Graphite
Milling Machines, Knee & Column, Non-ATC
Milling Machines, Planer, Gantry & Bridge Type
Milling Machines, Universal
Turn/Mill Machines, CNC
Turning Centers, Horizontal, CNC
Turning Centers, Inverted Vertical, 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

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