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Hyundai Heavy Industries
Type Public
Founded 1972
Headquarters Ulsan, South Korea
Key people Lee, Jai-seong (President & CEO)
Kim Oi-hyun(President & CEO)
Products construction plant
Employees 26,000 (2011)
Parent Hyundai Heavy Industries Group

Hyundai Heavy Industries Shipyard.

Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (HHI) is the world's largest shipbuilding company,[1][2] headquartered in Ulsan, South Korea. The company is a subsidiary of Hyundai Heavy Industries Group. It has seven business divisions: Shipbuilding, Offshore & Engineering, Industrial Plant & Engineering, Engine & Machinery, Electro & Electric Systems, Construction Equipment, and Green Energy.


  • Shipbuilding
  • Offshore & Engineering
  • Industrial Plant & Engineering
  • Engine & Machinery
  • Electro Electric Systems
  • Construction Equipment
  • Green Energy


Affiliated companies

  • Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries (HSHI)
  • Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD)
  • Hyundai Oilbank
  • Hyundai Corporation
  • HI Investment & Securities
  • Hyundai Futures
  • HYMS
  • Hyundai Venture Investment
  • Hyundai Finance

A Roblex 210LC-7 with a FOPS guard at work on site clearance

Hyundai Construction Equipment is a part of Hyundai Group of South Korea.


Hyundai started building Excavators in 1985. they now sell them in most of the worlds markets. They claim to be No.1 in China.

  • Sep. 2012 *Hyundai Cummins Engine Company (HCEC) - Established in 2012 in Daegu, South Korea, a 50/50 joint venture with Cummins
  • Mar. 2006 A/S Training Center Open
  • Apr. 2004 Established HYUNDAI-JIANGSU factory in China.
  • Nov. 2003 Established HYUNDAI-JIANGSU Inc. in China.
  • Aug. 2002 Established Beijing Joint Venture Company in China.
  • Mar. 2000 Exceeded 50,000 of heavy machine production.
  • Mar. 1999 United Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. from domestic Hyundai Motor Company.
  • Dec. 1995 Europe Overseas Inc. moved to Belgium.
  • Jan. 1995 Established Changzhou Joint Venture Company in China.
  • Jan. 1994 Merged with Construction Equipment Division of Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd.
  • Aug. 1993 Established Rotterdam Overseas Inc. in Netherlands.
  • Jun. 1992 Established the 2nd factory for assembling (9,300 m2).
  • Nov. 1991 Established Chicago Overseas Inc. in US.
  • Sep. 1989 Became independent to Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd.
  • Aug. 1989 Extended 1st factory (12,700 m2).
  • Aug. 1988 Developed own brand excavators (21ton, 29ton).
  • Jul. 1988 Entry into domestic market from releasing of Industry Rationalization Management (Hyundai Motor Service is Sold).
  • Jan. 1987 Separated from Department of Construction Equipment at Division of Heavy machine to Construction Equipments Division and established the 1st step factory.
  • Feb. 85 Department of Construction Equipments developed a new start at Division of Heavy Machine in Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd.

From Hyundi web site.

Recently they have introduced the ROBLEX branded range of machines

Model Range

A Hyundai Roblex 200LC excavator fitted with extension dipper and Clamshell grab used to unload boats at a fishing port in ROI

A pair of new Hyundai HL770-9 wheeled loaders

Backhoe Loaders


Crawler Excavators

    • Hyundai Roblex 200LC
    • Hyundai Roblex 290LC-7A with face shovel option
    • Hyundai Roblex 360LC-7A

Mini Excavators

    • Hyundai R27Z-9
    • Hyundai R35z-7A
    • Hyundai R55-7A

Forklift trucks

    • Hyundai 45DS-7E counterbalance fork truck

Skid-steer Loaders

Wheeled Excavators

    • Hyundai R55W-9 compacted wheeled excavator

Wheeled Loaders

    • Hyundai HL770-9
    • Hyundai HL760-7A
    • Hyundai HL780-7A

See also


  1. "" (2009-01-19). Retrieved on 2009-01-19. 
  2. "HHI Constructs World’s Best Ship for 26 Years Straight". Retrieved on 2008-11-18.
  • Hyundai web site
  • Earthmovers magazine

External links

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