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 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.

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 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 Hi-TECH 450 turning center

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.

Hwacheon Sirius UL+ VMC

VMC Features Built-In Spindle for High-Speed Cutting
The Hwacheon Sirius UL+ VMC is equipped with a 20,000-rpm, built-in spindle for high-speed cutting.

The Softer Side of Machine Tool Builders
These low-cost VMCs come standard with a number of software features that enable them to compensate for machining’s inherent physical and thermal challenges.

tool load detection function

Standard Software Addresses Common Machining Challenges
These low-cost VMCs come standard with a number of software features that enable them to compensate for machining’s inherent physical and thermal challenges.


Last Glance at IMTS 2010
It would be impossible to cover all of the key exhibitors at IMTS 2010—even if every booth got merely a quick glance. However, the editors of MMS did get glimpses of some interesting technologies exhibited at the show...

Doosan's V 550T

Korea Shows It Can
Machine tool builders in Korea have been playing a catch-up game for the past decade. A review of current developments in machine tool technology indicates that Korea is rapidly pulling up with manufacturers in Japan, Europe and the United States. The products from Korea closely match their counterparts from other global suppliers in terms of capability and quality.

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