Company Profile

Hiwin Technologies Corp.

Established: October 1989
Founder: Eric Y. T. Chuo
Employees: 3262 (Jun, 2013)
Global Headquarters: Taichung, Taiwan
Overseas Subsidiaries: Germany, USA, Japan, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Singapore R&D Centers: Tokyo (Japan), Offenburg (Germany), Moscow(Russia), Yiselie Worldwide manufacturer of a complete line of motion control products
About Hiwin Corporation

Management Philosophy

To integrate global resources for continuous innovation, to provide a better way of life and a better working environment for mankind, to achieve the goal of continuous operation through practices of professional excellence, working enthusiasm, and enterprise responsibility.

Mission Statement

To provide a better way of life and a better working environment for mankind

  1. For Taiwan: be able to develop high precision, high-tech, high value-added industrial products.
  2. For the world: HIWIN products can replace hydraulic components, reduce pollution and noise, and conserve energy.
  3. To provide a safe, clean and comfortable environment for employees as well as to maximize profit for shareholders.

Our Name:"HIWIN"

HIWIN is a combination of Hi-tech WINner. This means, “You are a Hi-tech WINner with us.”

As you incorporate our product within your applications, you will realize the uncompromising value and leading technological advancements available through Hiwin.

Beside this, we also take pride in our industry’s acknowledgments of our innovative technology. The principle of providing our customers with greater value through technological advancements and enhanced global competition is the foundation that supports Hiwin’s plan to be the leader in hi-tech industry.

HIWIN has become a well-known brand with patents registered in over 34 countries including the US, Japan, the European Union, and more.

Our Corporate Colors – Green & Red

Green
Signifies the idea of environmental consciousness, nature, and continuous growth.

Red
Denotes enthusiasm, aggressive work ethic, and an indomitable, innovative spirit.

Hiwin Technologies Corp. is professionally engaged in the innovation and the manufacturing of ballscrew and motion control components. Always regarding “Professional Excellence, Working Enthusiasm, and Enterprise Responsibility,” as our management philosophy since Hiwin has established, we strive for meeting with the demand of all fields.

In order to establish the environmental protection and the occupational health & safety as systematization, Hiwin emerges the concept of environmental protection and occupational health & safety into the decisive processes of innovation, manufacturing and service of products, adoption of raw material, and abandonment of waste material. Also we will keep continuous improvement upon them to take up our responsibility of the prevention of pollution, the reduction of waste material, the saving of resources and energy, and the protection for employees’ health & safety. To implement this policy effectively, Hiwin promises to all its employees, customers, suppliers, and all publics the followings:

  1. Educate and upgrade Hiwin employees’ concept about the environmental protection and occupational health & safety; and keep on the mutual communication with our suppliers and customers.
  2. Abide by the laws, the regulations, and the other requirements of the government concerning about the environmental protection and the occupational health & safety.
  3. Stress on the prevention work against pollution and actively keep on the improvement.
  4. Be secure and legal on treatment for discard material and enduringly proceed the deduction of industrial wastes.
  5. Protect natural resources and economize the use of energy.
  6. Promote the prevention work of occupational health & safety to reduce its hazard and risk, and also carry on the improvement to the target of “zero accident”.

Hiwin will make all employees comprehensively understand and keep on the execution of our environmental protection and occupational health & safety policy through the internal audits and continuous training. Besides, Hiwin will convey this policy to those, who work or stand for the organization to work, through suitable media to let all relative organizations realize Hiwin’s definite determination upon the management of environmental protection to the earth and occupational health & safety for all HIWIN employees.

Company History

2020

  • Hiwin contributed motion control expertise and staff to Taiwan’s National Special Mask Manufacturing Equipment Team, established by the government to fight the Covid-19 Pandemic.
  • Ranked 29th in the best 100 2020 Common Wealth Magazine CSR award.
  • Eric Chuo, Global Chairman of HIWIN Group, was ranked 17th in the 2020 Harvard Business Review Top 100 CEO, and has been honored and affirmed for three consecutive year.
  • Vehicle Ballscrew obtained IATF 16949 quality management system certification and has been actively deployed to enter the new-generation automotive supply chain.
  • Collaborated with China Medical University to setup Joint R&D Center, and signed the second five-year plan to cultivate talent in the medical field.
  • Established the first “Observation and Training Site of MIT Robotic Surgical Holder” at Chung Shan Medical University Hospital. HIWIN wishes to benefit more people, both rich and poor, by offering affordable precision medical devices.
  • Passed ISO 14046 Water Footprint Assessment.
  • HIWIN was awarded the 24th best international brand in Taiwan in 2020 by the Ministry of Economic Affairs.
  • The i4.0BS Intelligent Ballscrew won the 29th Taiwan Excellence Silver Award;
  • The high-precision Torque Motor Rotary Table RAS-170 received the 29th Taiwan Excellence Award.
  • HIWIN won the TCSA Taiwan Top Ten Sustainability Model Enterprise Award, Taiwan Enterprise Sustainability Report Platinum Award, Innovation Growth Award and Talent Development Award.
  • HIWIN was awarded the BSI British Standards Institute’s Award for Excellence in Sustainable Resilience.

2019

  • The Cool Type III ballscrew received the Outstanding Award of the Statistics Monitoring Machine Tool Key Components Category at the 2019 14th Annual Machine Tools “R&D Innovative Products” Competition
  • Ranked 124th in Top 1,000 Manufacturers 2018 from Common Wealth Magazine
  • Ranked 869th in Top 1,000 market value in Cross-Strait 2019 from Business Today
  • Received No.9 of the CommonWealth Magazine’s “2000 Biggest Enterprises – Top 50 Best Operation Performances in Manufacture”
  • The Linear Guideway was awarded the Gold Medal of the 2018 National Creative Invention Award
  • Received No.16 honor from NIKKEI Asian Review’s “The Asia300 Power Performers”
  • Ranked in Forbes Magazine’s Best 200 Enterprises in Asia 2019
  • Global Chairman & CEO / Eric Y. T. Chuo won the “Entrepreneur of the Year Award” from Enterprise Asia
  • Received the Best Trade Contribution of International Trade Awards from the Bureau of Foreign Trade in 2018.
  • Awarded 2019 Best Taiwan Global Brands : HonoRable Mention
  • Received “Gold Award” and the “Jury Special Award” of the 14th Arts and Businesses Award from the Ministry of Culture.
  • Awarded TCSA “Comprehensive Performance Award-Taiwan TOP50 Enterprise Award for Sustainability “, “Single Performance Award-Social Inclusion Award” and “Corporate Sustainability Report Award-Gold Award”.
  • Received the Award of Improve the Quality and Sustainable Development Business Philosophy from BSI
  • Integrated with the National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra and Sky Art in a cross-disciplinary manner and performed the “Dialogue of Technology and Art” stage show at the National Taichung Theater.

2018

  • i4.0BS(i4.0 Intelligent Ballscrew) awarded “International Innovation Awards 2018” by Enterprise Asia.
  • Signed a memorandum of cooperation with the government of Gyeonggi Province, South Korea.
  • Received a perfect score of the Sumitomo Heavy Industries Quality Evaluation.
  • Awarded TCSA “Taiwan Corporate Sustainability Awards – Comprehensive Performance Award TOP50″, ” Corporate Sustainability Award Performance – Innovation Growth “, ” Corporate Sustainability Award Performance – Gender Equality “, ” Corporate Sustainability Award Performance – Talent Development”, “Corporate Sustainability Report – Electronic Information Manufacturing Group – Gold Award”.
  • Received “Sustainability Excellence Award” from BSI.
  • HIWIN EFEM certified SEMI S2 International Safety Standards.
  • HIWIN Germany was awarded “Best Supplier Award” by HELLER.
  • Hosted Lychee promotion programme Tokyo, Japan.
  • Received TIPS certification continuously for 5 years.
  • Ranked within top 5% in the 4th edition TWSE listing.
  • Ranked 534th in Top 1,000 market value in Cross-Strait 2018 from Business Today.
  • Ranked 163th in Top 1,000 Manufacturers 2017 from Common Wealth Magazine.
  • Ranked in the top 5% of listed companies in the 4th Corporate Governance Evaluation.

2017

  • Ranked 5th on ASIA300 index for increased market share rate within six months.
  • Bath spa system received TFDA certification.
  • Ranked 227th in Top 1,000 Manufacturers for 2017 from Common Wealth Magazine.
  • Ranked in the top 5% of listed companies in the 3rd Corporate Governance Evaluation.
  • Wafer Robot wins the 25th Taiwan Excellence Silver Award.
  • Signed contract, “Exported Litchi Cultivation Pattern and Value-Added Key Preservation Technology” with National Chung Hsing University and Taiping District Farmers’ Association.

2016

  • Ranked No.14 for the Taiwan “Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility” in the large-scale enterprise category by Common Wealth Magazine.
  • Executive Assistant Manager Chen Congren receives National Production Manager Excellence Award.
  • Executive Assistant Manager Liao Kehuang receives National Manager Excellence Award.
  • Assistant General Manager Wu Yueqin selected as Excellent Accountant.
  • General Manager Enid Tsai receives Kwol-Ting Li’s Management Award.
  • Robotic Gait Training System receives SNQ certification and wins the bronze medal of “National Biotechnology & Medical Care Quality Awards”.
  • Groundbreaking ceremony held for new factory in Chiayi Dapumei Precision Machinery Park.
  • HIWIN and Siemens sign a memorandum.
  • Awarded “Taiwan Corporate Social Award”, “Taiwan Corporate Social Award-People Development Awards” and the Gold Award of Top 50 Taiwan Corporate Sustainability Reports by Taiwan Institute for Sustainable Energy.
  • New factory construction begins in 2nd factory location for HIWIN Germany.
  • Awarded “the 17th National Standardization Award” by the Bureau of Standards, Metrology & Inspection, M.O.E.A.
  • HIWIN, HIWIN MIKROSYSTEM and Global MEMS sign a memorandum.
  • HIWIN and Etron sign a memorandum.
  • CNC rotating table achieved EU CE certification.
  • Chairman Eric Y. T. Chuo receives honorary Doctorate of Science from China Medical University.
  • Memorandum signed with IRCAD/AITS on “Robotic Endoscope Holder” surgey training courses and promotion.
  • CEO Ranked 25th in Top 50 Taiwanese CEOs for 2015 selected by Harvard Business Review.
  • Parallel Delta Robot wins Taiwan Excellence Silver Award.
  • The single axis robot module wins iF and Red Dot awards.
  • Ranked in the top 5% of listed companies in the 2nd Corporate Governance Evaluation.
  • Cornerstone-laying ceremony held for new HIWIN China plant.
  • Ranked No.5 in Top 100 Global Growth Enterprises by Nikkei Business Publications.

2015

  • Ranked 259th in Top 1,000 Manufacturers for 2015 by Common Wealth Magazine.
  • CEO awarded honorary Doctorate of Philosophy from National Tsing Hua University and honorary Doctorate of Engineering from Taiwan University of Technology.
  • Groundbreaking ceremony held for dormitories at Taichung City Precision Machinery Innovation Technology Park.
  • New project of “Jingke Plant II” begins.
  • Listed in Top 20 Innovative Companies selected by MOEA.
  • Cooperated with China Medical University to create R & D Center.
  • Ranked No.31 in the Taiwan “Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility” in the large-scale enterprise category by Common Wealth Magazine.
  • Awarded Taiwan Corporate Sustainability Awards (TCSA) and Growth through Innovation Awards.
  • Released “Corporate Social Responsibility Report” 2013~2014 and acquired AA1000 certification.
  • General Manager Enid Tsai honored in “50 Power Businesswomen In Asia” by Forbes – only winner from Taiwan.
  • Robotic Gait Training System MRG-P100 Awarded with the 23th “Taiwan Excellence Gold Award”.
  • Ranked No.37 in “The World’s Most Innovative Growth Companies 2015” by Forbes.
  • Acquired ISO 50001 certification for Energy Management System.
  • Acquired 48% stake in Luren Precision Co.,Ltd.

2014

  • Ranked 227th in Top 1,000 Manufacturers in 2014 from Common Wealth Magazine.
  • Acquired the Certification of Taiwan Intellectual Property Management System (TIPS).
  • Selected as one of the favorite enterprise for R&D alternative service.
  • Awarded the “Taiwan Corporate Sustainability Awards (TCSA)” and honored with“Social Inclusion Award”.
  • Groundbreaking ceremony held for “Chuo Yung-Tong Memorial Library”.
  • Subsidiary in Suzhou, China founded.
  • HIWIN Robotic Gait Training System receives CE Medical Devices Certificate.
  • Awarded Taiwan Top 20 Innovative Enterprises by MOEA.
  • Held cornerstone cermony for the second HIWIN GmbH factory.
  • HIWIN teamed with industrial computer supplier, Advantech Co.
  • HIWIN-MPEI (Moscow Power Engineering Institute) Precision Electrical Engineering Research Center established.
  • HIWIN established collaborative research centers with National Tsing Hua University.
  • HIWIN was selected as No.1 weighted component in the investment benchmark Index “The ROBO-STOX Global Robotics & Automation Index “ among 81 promising worldwide companies.
  • Ranked No.50 of “The World’s Most Innovative Growth Companies 2014” by Forbes.
  • Introduced improvements to the Toyota Production System (TPS).
  • Tangential External Recirculation Ballscrew Super T Series Awarded the 22nd “Taiwan Excellence Gold Award”.

2013

  • Acquired ISO 13485 certification through SGS Yarsley Ltd., UK.
  • Received the “Taiwan TrainQuali System-Enterprise TTQS” Gold Award.
  • Awarded the 1st “Taiwan Mittelstand Award” by the Ministry of Economic Affairs.
  • Hosted “HIWIN Outstanding CEO Forum”
  • Hosted 6th Annual Hiwin Intelligence Robotic Competition.
  • Hosted 3st Annual Hiwin Doctoral Dissertation Award.

2012

  • Passed Greenhouse Gas Emissions ISO 14064-1 and Product Carbon Footprint PAS 2050-1 Certificates.
  • Forbes 2012 Honor “200 Best Under A Billion”.
  • Ranked the No.21 of the Taiwan “2012 Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility” under the category of large-scale enterprise by Common Wealth Magazine.
  • Awarded “Taiwan Top 20 Innovative Enterprises” by Ministry of Economic Affairs.
  • Hosted “HIWIN Outstanding CEO Forum”
  • Hosted 9th Annual HIWIN THESIS AWARD.
  • Hosted 5th Annual Hiwin Intelligence Robotic Competition.
  • Hosted 2st Annual Hiwin Doctoral Dissertation Award.

2011

  • Awarded the 4th prize of “2011 Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility” under the category of mid-size enterprises by Common Wealth Magazine.
  • Received the “Taiwan TrainQuali System-Enterprise TTQS” Silver Award.
  • Ranked No.33 by the intellectual Property Office in total approved Patents among Top 100 Corporations in Taiwan.
  • Ranked No.233 of the Top 1000 Manufacturers by Common Wealth Magazine; Ranked No.1 of the Best Business Performance from 2009-2011.
  • Awarded with “Taiwan Green Classic Award”, “The 1st Monte Jade Innovation Award” and “Top 100 Taiwan Brands”.
  • Awarded the 1st National Industrial Innovation Award-Excellence and Innovative Enterprises from the Ministry of Economic Affairs.
  • Awarded “Taiwan Top 20 Innovative Enterprises” by Ministry of Economic Affairs.
  • Hosted 8th Annual HIWIN THESIS AWARD.
  • Hosted 4th Annual Hiwin Intelligence Robotic Competition.
  • Hosted 1st Annual Hiwin Doctoral Dissertation Award.

2010

  • Hiwin awarded 2rd place of Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility =honor from Common Wealth Magazine.
  • Energy Conservation Driving Module SK Series awarded with the 18th “Taiwan Excellence Gold Award”
  • Hosted 7th Annual HIWIN THESIS AWARD.
  • Hosted 3rd Annual Hiwin Intelligence Robotic Competition
  • Ranked 313 Taiwan Largest Manufacturing Company out of Top 1,000 from Common Wealth Magazine.
  • Ranked 41 in total approved number among Top Patents 100 of National Institutional Corps in Taiwan.

2009

  • Taiwan Superior Brands
  • Elected 3rd place of “Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility” honor in mid-size company category from Common Wealth Magazine.
  • Hosted 6th Annual HIWIN THESIS AWARD.
  • Hosted 2nd Annual Hiwin Intelligence Robotic Competition
  • Ranked 473 Taiwan Largest Manufacturing Company out of Top 1,000 from Common Wealth Magazine.
  • Ranked 20 in total approved number among Top Patents 100 of National Institutional Corps in Taiwan.

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
  • Ranked 397 Taiwan Largest Manufacturing Company out of Top 1,000 from Common Wealth Magazine.
  • Ranked 32 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.

2006

  • Hosted 3rd Annual HIWIN THESIS AWARD.
  • New factory started in Chicago, US
  • Ranked 43 in total approved number among Top Patents 100 of National Institutional Corps in Taiwan.
  • Ranked 508 Taiwan Largest Manufacturing Company out of Top 1,000 from Common Wealth Magazine.

2005

  • Hosted 2nd Annual HIWIN THESIS AWARD.
  • Ranked 552 Taiwan Largest Manufacturing Company out of Top 1,000 from Common Wealth Magazine.
  • Elected “Enterprise Citizen” honor from Common Wealth Magazine.

2004

  • Hosted the first annual HIWIN THESIS AWARDS.
  • Completed Business to Business Project promoted by Industry Bureau of Economic Affairs.
  • 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.
  • Ranked 603 largest manufacturing company out of Top 1,000 from Common Wealth Magazine.

2003

  • Ranked 734 largest manufacturing company out of Top 1,000 from Common Wealth Magazine.
  • New factory started in Yun-Lin Science Industrial Park.
  • Ranked 101 in total approved number among Top Patents 100 of National Institutional Corps in Taiwan.

2002

  • Acquired OHASA 18001 certificate from TÜV Germany in 2002.
  • Ranked 855 largest manufacturing company out of Top 1,000 from Common Wealth Magazine.

2001

  • Invested subsidiary in Czech Republic.
  • Ranked the 816 largest manufacturing company out of Top 1,000 from Common Wealth Magazine.

2000

  • Invested subsidiary in Switzerland.
  • Ranked 72 in total approved number among Top Patents 100 of National Institutional Corps in Taiwan.

1999

  • Subsidiary in Kobe, Japan founded.
  • Strategic alliance formed with Parker Hannifin, USA.

1998

  • Ranked 874 largest manufacturing company out of Top 1,000 from Common Wealth Magazine.

1997

  • Acquired ISO 14001 certification from TÜV Germany.
  • Associated company HIWIN Mikrosystem was established.

1996

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

1993

  • Acquired Holzer GmbH, Germany (founded in 1975) and started HIWIN GmbH in Germany.

1992

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

1989

Company established.

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