HWACHEON Machinery Europe

Hwacheon will contribute to the advancement of the mold and die manufacturing value chain..

Hwacheon produces high-quality machine tools and provides excellent services worldwide..

Hwacheon leads the future machine tool technology for convergent manufacturing..

About Hwacheon

Hwacheon Machinery Europe GmbH

HWACHEON Machinery Europe GmbH was established in 1995 to support the sales efforts in Europe. In our European headquarter, based in Bochum (Germany), we provide technical support and services directly to our clients through our wide-spreaded distributor network.


We have a large show room and spare parts storage and an engineering support center for our European and Russian customers. Here you find our current showroom exhibition.

Technology Center

We offer our customers tailor-made solutions according to their qualification profiles. Consultancy is the basis for the purchase decision. Our services range from the analysis of the technological process optimization up to the customizations. In our technology and demonstration center we can demonstrate various application examples or specific customer workpieces. Also for the individual training of the operating personnel, programming trainings and after-sales services, we are at your disposal.


HWACHEON – 60 Years of Tradition

Living history of Korea's machine tool industry.


Hwacheon is the living history of Korea's machine tool industry. With more than 60 years of building excellence, we have been leading Korea's machinery industry and supported the country's rapid industrialization.

Machine Tool Production

Since more than 60 years Hwacheon is manufacturing machine tools at top-level standards. Furthermore Hwacheon produces and markets engine blocks, cylinder heads, crankshafts and other engineering essentials. These automotive parts are being manufactured with Hwacheon’s own machine tools at the highest level of precision and quality.

The key components for our machine tools - including machine beds, spindles, gears, chucks, cylinders and curvic couplings - are manufactured inhouse with extra attention to their quality, as this is essential for the excellent performance and longevity of a machine tool.

Inhouse spindle production

Experts' Voices

Facts and Numbers

  • HWACHEON was founded in 1952 in Korea
  • 9 locations in Korea and 4 overseas subsidiaries
  • 3 locations for the production of machine tools
  • Managed by the founders family in the second generation, the third generation is about to be integrated
  • Approx. 1,400 employees
  • Approx. 1,800 machine tools per year
  • Own foundry
  • Production of machine tool components like chucks, couplings and cylinders, also for other machine tools manufacturers
  • Production of gears and gearbox components (wind energy, ship building, train industry, etc.)
  • Production for engine components for the Korean automotive industry (motor blocks, cylinder heads, crankshafts)
  • Large R&D department with more than 60 engineers, cooperating with Korean universities
  • Sales & Service subsidiaries in Asia, USA and Germany with local managements
  • Rigid and durable machining and turning centres of highest quality, used for the precise and economical part production in many industries.
  • Very deep vertical range of manufacturing, i.e. own spindles, chucks, turrets, etc.

Job Vacancies

Position City Country
Service-Techniker im Aussendienst (m/w) Bochum Deutschland