Technical Equipment Signs Agreement to Distribute Hwacheon CNC Machines

Cincinnati, Ohio – November 12, 2015 - Technical Equipment announced today that it has finalized a distribution agreement with Hwacheon Machinery America to exclusively distribute and support the Hwacheon product line of CNC machine tools, effective immediately. 

“The size and class of Hwacheon machine tools perfectly complement the other machine tool brands we represent,” Technical Equipment President Lou Olson said. “It expands the range of machines we can offer our customers.”

Technical Equipment is also the exclusive distributor for Hermle, Makino, Muratec, and Tsugami throughout Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky.

“Technical Equipment has a history of strong distribution with outstanding service and support in their market,” Hwacheon Machinery America President Michael Huggett said. “Its sales, service, and applications engineers are top notch and they’re committed to helping their customers remain competitive. We anticipate a long and successful partnership.”

Hwacheon is Korea’s leading machine tool builder. Its products include horizontal and vertical CNC lathes, machining centers, and milling machines. The company is vertically integrated and produces all major components from casting through machining and assembly, including all its spindles, machine bases, columns, components, and geared transmissions to ensure complete quality control.

“The features, benefits and quality of Hwacheon products and the company’s core values align with everything we strive to offer our customers,” Technical Equipment President Lou Olson said. “Their primary goal is customer satisfaction and so is ours.  Hwacheon is a brand we’re proud to represent

About Technical Equipment

Technical Equipment (www.techequip.com) is a division of Morris Group, Inc. The company is the exclusive distributor for Hwacheon, Hermle, Makino, Muratec, and Tsugami in Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky. In addition to new machine tools, Technical Equipment provides metrology equipment, engineered solutions, replacement parts, service, and preventive maintenance. Services include financing, installation, and training.

About Hwacheon

Founded in 1952, Hwacheon Machine Tool Co., Ltd. (www.hwacheon.com) is Korea’s leading machine tool builder. The family-owned company's products include horizontal and vertical CNC lathes, machining centers, and milling machines.  Hwacheon operates eight plants, delivering more than 3000 CNC machine tools worldwide annually.

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800-852-0582
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