The company was founded as Samsung Precision in 1977, later renamed Samsung Techwin.
, the company established a precision instrument laboratory in 1978, and started making cameras in 1979. In technical cooperation with General Electric
, it started manufacturing jet engines
for Korean aircraft in 1980. Manufacture of 155 mm (6.1 in) self-propelled artillery
began in 1984.
It changed its name to Samsung Aerospace Industries
in 1987 and started to make helicopters. It acquired Rollei
, a German camera manufacturer, and Union Optics of Japan, a manufacturer of semiconductor
equipment. In 1996 it developed the SB427 helicopter with Bell
and began selling digital cameras
branded as "Samsung Kenox" in 1997. The same year, it made the first KF-16
fighter jet in Korea.
It handed over the firm's aircraft business to Korea Aerospace Industries
in 1999 and changed its name to Samsung Techwin in 2000.
It exported the K-9
155mm self-propelled artillery to Turkey
. In 2005, the company marked first place in Korean digital cameras market share and started a technical co-operation with Pentax
Samsung Techwin directly entered the European and North American closed-circuit television
/surveillance market in 2008 under its own name, featuring a line of true day/night cameras and digital video recorders
(DVRs). In 2009, the company introduced a new series of digital IP-based cameras and network
Samsung Techwin and its bigger sister company Samsung Electronics
announced in October 2009 that in 2010 Samsung Electronics CCTV camera division would be unified with Samsung Techwin's CCTV camera division. In recent years both companies appeared on the CCTV market with lineups that shared some technological underpinnings but in many ways differed (including incompatible PTZ control protocols), and in many markets they were direct competitors with overlapping distribution channels. Although some earlier speculation existed in specialty literature that the new company would appear under the name Samsung Security, official announcement stated that the CCTV division from Samsung Electronics will be transferred to Samsung Techwin.
In February 2014, Samsung Techwin presented its new portfolio of IP cameras for vertical markets at the International Security, Safety and Fire Exhibition (SICUR).
In December 2014, Samsung Electronics announced the sale of its holding stake in its security division, Samsung Techwin, to South Korean conglomerate Hanwha Group
On June 29, 2015, Hanwha completed the takeover and renamed it as Hanwha Techwin.
In March 2016, Samsung Techwin America announced it would change its corporate name to Hanwha Techwin America.
- Surveillance: CCTV (Surveillance) systems, modules, Presenter, FRID, DVR, optical instruments, etc.
- Semiconductor Systems: SMTs and Wire bonders
- Semiconductor Components: Lead frames, LOCs, Metal CSPs, COF, BOC, FPCs, etc.
- Power Systems: Gas Turbines, Engines for helicopters, Refrigerant Compressors, Overhaul, etc.
- Transportations: Samsung Techwin operates a few helicopter routes inside South Korea.
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