HIWIN TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION

HIWIN TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION

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Company Overview
Hiwin Technologies Corporation is a publicly traded company that specializes in the research, development, design, manufacture, and trade of linear motion components. The company was established in 1989 after the acquisition of the two ball screw manufacturing facilities: German Ballscrew Factory and Finest Ballscrew Company. The company’s head office is based in Taiching, Taiwan.
Hiwin Technologies’ product portfolio includes ball screws, linear guide ways, linear motors, linear actuators, and linear stage. It also offers linear bearings, linear modules, magnetic measuring systems, locknut for bearings, as well as aerocraft components. The company’s products are designed to replace hydraulic components, reduce pollution and noise, and conserve energy. In addition, In addition, the company serves various sectors including aviation, automation, bio-chemistry and semi-conductor manufacturing.
Hiwin Technologies has branch offices in Fort Mill, South Carolina; Fremont, California; Elgin, Illinois; Offenburg, Germany; and Kobe, Japan. Further, the company obtained both ISO-9001 and ISO-14001 certifications in compliance to the International Standardization Organization for Quality Management Systems and Environment Management Systems.
Business Summary
The Company is engaged in the research, development, design, manufacture sale and maintenance of ball screws and linear guideways. The Company also provides linear bearings, linear modules and aerocraft components.
Description and history
The Company is engaged in the research, development, design, manufacture sale and maintenance of ball screws (BSs) and linear guideways (GWs). The Company also provides linear bearings, linear modules and aerocraft components. The Company’s products including semiconductor manufacture and testing equipment, optoelectronic equipment, automation equipment, medical equipment, tool machines and so on. The Company was established on October 11, 1989. The Company was listed on EMERGING STOCKS on 20 June 2007. The Company was listed on TSEC on June 26 2009.

History

1989
Company established.

1992
Subsidiary in Chicago, USA, was founded.
Acquired ISO 9001 certification through SGS Yarsley Ltd., UK.

1993
Key strategic Hi-Tech Business was classified by Ministry of Economic Affairs, Taiwan.
Acquired Holzer GmbH, Germany (founded in 1975) and started HIWIN GmbH in Germany.
Acquired Aircraft Quality Systems Approval by McDonnell Douglas Corp., USA.

1994
Acquired Aircraft Quality Systems Approval (S-1000A/B) by GE Aircraft Engines. 1995
Acquired Aircraft Particular Procedure Approval (S-1000A/B) by GE Aircraft Engines.

1996
Merge with Finest Ballscrew Company, Taiwan (founded in 1981).

1997
Acquired ISO 14001 certification from TUV Germany.
Approved by Northrop Airplane Company for parts supplier.
Associated company HIWIN Mikrosystem was established.

1998
Ranked the 874 largest manufacturing company of the Top 1,000 in the report of Common Wealthy Magazine.

1999
Subsidiary in Kobe, Japan founded.
Strategic alliance formed with SKF Group, Sweden.
Strategic alliance formed with Parker Hannifin, USA.

2000
Invested subsidiary in Switzerland.
Ranked 72 in total approved number among Top Patents 100 of national institutional corps in Taiwan.

2001
Invested subsidiary in Czech Republic.
Ranked the 816 largest manufacturing company of the Top 1,000 in the report of Common Wealthy Magazine.

2002
Acquired OHASA 18001 certificate from TUV Germany in 2002.
Ranked the 855 largest manufacturing company of the Top 1,000 in the report of Common Wealthy Magazine.

2003
Ranked the 734 largest manufacturing company of the Top 1,000 in the report of Common Wealthy Magazine.
Started Yun-Ke factory in Yun-Lin Science Industrial Park.
Ranked 101 in total approved number among Top Patents 100 of National Institutional Corps in Taiwan.

2004
Hosted the first annual HIWIN THESIS AWARDS.
Ranked 88 in total approved number among Top Patents 100 of National Institutional Corps in Taiwan.
Ranked 77 among Top Patents 100 of national institutional corps in Taiwan.

2005
Hosted 2nd Annual HIWIN THESIS AWARD.
Member of ITRI Creativity Lab Next Consortium.
Ranked the 552 largest manufacturing company of the Top 1,000 in the report of Common Wealthy Magazine.

2006
Hosted 3rd Annual HIWIN THESIS AWARD.
New factory started in Chicago, US
New factory started in Taichung Precision Machinery & Innovation Park
Ranked 43 in total approved number among Top Patents 100 of national institutional corps in Taiwan.

2007
Hosted 4th Annual HIWIN THESIS AWARD.
New factory started in Taichung Precision Machinery & Innovation Park
Ranked 32 in total approved number among Top Patents 100 of National Institutional Corps in Taiwan.
Ranked 439 Taiwan Largest Manufacturing Company out of Top 1,000 from Common Wealth Magazine.
Elected 4th place of “Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility” honor in mid-size company category from Common Wealth Magazine.
Acquired ISAT certification from Applied Material (USA)
Invested subsidiary in France.

2008
Acquired Taiwan Occupational Safety & Health Management System Certificate
Hosted 5th Annual HIWIN THESIS AWARD.
Elected 3rd place of “Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility” honor in mid-size company category from Common Wealth Magazine.
Hosted 1st Annual Hiwin Intelligence Robotic Competition

2009
Taiwan Superior Brands
Elected 3rd place of “Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility” honor in mid-size company category from Common Wealth Magazine.

Established after the acquisition of the two ball screw manufacturing facilities: German Ballscrew Factory and Finest Ballscrew Company

Business Line
Specializes in the research, development, design, manufacture, and trade of linear motion components
Subsidiary
GALLANT PRECISION MACHINING COMPANY LIMITED
Advisor
DELOITTE & TOUCHE
IPO date
6/20/2007
US SIC Code
3451
Company Address
46, 37th Road

City province or state postal code
TAICHING
Phone: +886 04 2359 4510
Fax: +886 04 2359 4420
Country address: TAIWAN
Website url: www.hiwin.com.tw

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