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Seoyon E-Hwa has grown into a global auto parts company
with a history of 50 years with customers.

  • Present - 2020
  • 2019 - 2010
  • 2009 - 2000
  • 1999- 1972

2020.06

Summit Seoyon Indonesia established in Indonesia

2017.09

Seoyon E-Hwa Anantapur established in India

2014.10

Hanil E-Hwa Mexico established in Mexico

2012.07

Hanil E-Hwa Poland established in Poland

2010.01

Hanil E-Hwa Brazil established in Brazil

2008.11

Hanyang Auto established in India

2006.12

Hanil E-Hwa India established in India

2004.12

Hanil E-Hwa Slovakia established in Slovakia

2003.12

Beijing Hainachuan Seoyon (shunyi) established in China

2002.06

Jiangsu Hanil established in China

1996.10

Assan Hanil joint venture established in Turkey

Present - 2020

  • 2021
    01

    Beijing Hainachuan Lab relocated in China (Shunyi → Caiyu)

  • 2020
    08

    Corporate name changed (Seoyon E-Hwa India → Seoyon E-Hwa Summit India)

    06

    Summit Seoyon Indonesia established in Indonesia

    04

    HQ relocation (Yeoksam-dong, Seoul → Anyang, Gyeonggi-do)

    01

    Beijing Hainachuan Seoyon (Xinggu) incorporated in China

    Summit Autotech Slovakia incorporated in Slovakia ( currently APIS Plastic)

    Summit Autotech Poland incorporated in Poland ( currently Best Autotech)

2019 - 2010

  • 2019
    10

    Summit Autotech Mexico incorporated in Mexico ( currently M-Autotech)

    04

    Shanghai Synergy Automotive established in China

  • 2018
    10

    Corporate name changed (Seoyon E-Hwa Anantapur → Seoyon E-Hwa Summit Anantapur)

    07

    Changshu Seoyon E-Hwa established in China

    Shanghai Synergy Autotech established in China

    05

    Changsha Seoyon E-Hwa established in China

  • 2017
    09

    Seoyon E-Hwa Anantapur established in India ( currently Seoyon Summit Anantapur)

  • 2016
    10

    Finstar incorporated in India

    03

    Change the name of the incorporated corporation

    02

    Lab relocation (Asan – Pyeongchon)

    01

    Company name changed (Hanil E-Hwa → Seoyon E-Hwa)

  • 2015
    11

    Baic Hanil (Chongquing) established in China

    10

    Baic Hanil (Cangzhou) established in China

  • 2014
    10

    Hanil E-Hwa Mexico established in Mexico ( currently Seoyon E-Hwa Mexico))

    07

    Corporate spin-off > Surviving corporation: Seoyon (holding company) / New company: Hanil E-Hwa (operating company)

  • 2013
    01

    Jiangsu Hanil Lab established in China ( currently Jiangsu Seoyon E-Hwa Lab)

    Dooyang Industries incorporated as a subsidiary ( currently Seoyon Autovision)

  • 2012
    08

    Hanil Limin established in China (formerly Limin Hanil)

    07

    Hanil E-Hwa Poland established in Poland (currently Seoyon E-Hwa Poland)

    04

    Hanil Industry established (currently Seoyon Industry)

    01

    Hanil Czech established in Czech Republic (currently Seoyon Czech)

  • 2011
    07

    HQ relocation (Gocheok – Gangnam)

  • 2010
    08

    Hanil E-Hwa India Lab established in India (currently Seoyon Summit India Lab)

    04

    German R&D Office established in Germany

    Hanil E-Hwa Georgia established in the USA (currently Seoyon E-Hwa Georgia)

    02

    Liaoning Hanil established in China (currently Liaoning Seoyon E-Hwa)

2000 - 2009

  • 2009
    11

    Hanil E-Hwa Brazil established in Brazil (currently Seoyon E-Hwa Brazil)

  • 2008
    11

    Hanyang Auto established in India (currently Seoyon Summit Chennai)

    03

    Preemptive rights used for bonds with warrants (total capital: KRW 19.7 B)

  • 2007
    07

    Beijing Hanil Lab established in China (currently Beijing Hainachuan Seoyon Lab)

    01

    Dooyang Industries incorporated as an affiliate (currently Seoyon Autovision)

  • 2006
    12

    Hanil E-Hwa India incorporated as a subsidiary (currently Seoyon Summit India)

  • 2005
    10

    Hanil E-Hwa Slovakia established in Slovakia (currently Seoyon E-Hwa Slovakia)

    07

    Beijing Science & Technology established in China (currently Beijing Hainachuan Seoyon (Xinggu))

    01

    Hanil E-Hwa Alabama established in the USA (currently Seoyon E-Hwa Alabama)

  • 2003
    12

    Beijing Hanil established in China (currently Beijing Hainachuan Seoyon (Shunyi))

  • 2002
    07

    Hanil E-Hwa India established in India (currently Seoyon Summit India)

    06

    Jiangsu Hanil established in China (currently Jiangsu Seoyon E-Hwa)

  • 2001
    11

    Product Development Lab in Ulsan accredited (Ministry of Science and Technology)

    10

    Six Sigma introduced

  • 2000
    12

    Technical assistance contract for an interior plant of Iran Khodro signed

    04

    Lab relocation reported and registered (Ulsan – Asan)

    02

    Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) introduced

1972 - 1999

  • 1999
    04

    Business rights of Hanil Interiors Co., Ltd. partially acquired (currently Seoyon E-Hwa Asan Plant)

    01

    Technical assistance for the development and production of TRIM and SEAT signed with Assan Hanil, Turkey

  • 1997
    07

    Hanil C&F established (currently Seoyon CNF)

    01

    ASSAN HANIL established in Turkey

  • 1995
    02

    Technical assistance for the design and development of BUS SEAT signed with KBU, Indonesia

    01

    Registered as a supplier of parts for medium-sized aircraft in Korea and China (Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy)

  • 1994
    05

    Hanil Interiors Co., Ltd. (currently Seoyon Intech)

  • 1993
    12

    Designated as Class 1 Quality Management Company (Industrial Advancement Administration)

  • 1991
    05

    Technology introduction contract signed with KASAI KOGYO, Japan (automobile trim molding method)

  • 1988
    08

    Introduction of CAD SYSTEM (CATIA)

    02

    Public offering (total capital of KRW 2.5 B through public offering)

    Company-affiliated Technology Lab established (accredited by Ministry of Science and Technology)

  • 1987
    09

    First In-house Circle Presentation Contest held

    02

    Topmetal Co., Ltd. established (currently Seoyon Topmetal)

  • 1986
    06

    A department in charge of TQC newly established (quality circles and proposal activities started)

  • 1985
    05

    Signed technology introduction contract with Tenryu Industries Co., Ltd (bus SEAT design, manufacturing technology)

    02

    Approved as promising SMEs (by korea SMEs)

  • 1983
    03

    Technology introduction contract signed with IKEDA BUSSAN, Japan (automobile interior parts design and manufacturing technology)

  • 1978
    08

    Joined Korea Automotive Industry Cooperative

  • 1976
    08

    Production of interior parts for Pony and BUS SEAT started

  • 1975
    07

    Ulsan Plant newly established

  • 1972
    04

    Hanil E-Hwa Co., Ltd. established (capital of KRW 5 M, 925-1, Yeonam-dong, Ulsan, Gyeongnam – currently Seoyon E-Hwa Co., Ltd.)