History

2015
  • President Enid Tsai was honored "50 Power Businesswomen In Asia" by Forbes, the only one from Taiwan.
  • 2015 Robotic Gait Training System MRG-P100 Awarded with the 23th "Taiwan Excellence Gold Award".
  • Rranked No.37 of "The World’s Most Innovative Growth Companies 2015" by Forbes.
  • Acquired the certification of ISO 50001 Energy Management System.
  • Acquired 48% stake in Luren Precision Co.,Ltd.

2014
  • Ranked the 227 largest manufacturing company out of Top 1,000 from Common Wealth Magazine.
  • Acquired the Certification of Taiwan Intellectual Property Management System (TIPS).
  • Elected as one of the favorite enterprise for R&D alternativer service.
  • Awarded with the "Taiwan Corporate Sustainability Awards (TCSA)" and honored with "Social Inclusion Award".
  • The groundbreaking ceremony of "Chuo Yung-Tong Memorial Library" was held.
  • Subsidiary in Suzhou, China, was founded.
  • HIWIN Robotic Gait Training System acquired the CE Medical Devices Certificate.
  • Awarded with Taiwan Top 20 Innovative Enterprises from Ministry of Economic Affairs.
  • Stone cermony for the second factory of HIWIN GmbH was held.
  • HIWIN teamed up 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 (ETF" among 81 promising worldwide companies.
  • Rranked No.50 of "The World’s Most Innovative Growth Companies 2014" by Forbes.
  • Adopted the Toyota Production System (TPS).
  • 2014 Tangential External Recirculation Ballscrew Super T Series Awarded with the 22th "Taiwan Excellence Gold Award".

2013
  • Ranked the 259 largest manufacturing company out of Top 1,000 from Common Wealth Magazine.
  • Subsidiaries in Singapore, South Korea, and Italy, were founded.
  • HIWIN made the first "Corporate Social Responsibility Report".
  • "Chuo Yung-Tong Memorial Library" donation contract signing ceremony was held in Dec. 2013.
  • HIWIN signed the Industry-Academy Collaboration contract with Taichung Industrial High School and National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, to foster the future leaders.
  • Started Management Associate Program to develop international marketing talents.
  • CEO was awarded the Honorary Alumnus with Golden Eagle Award by Tamkang University.
  • Awarded "Taiwan Top 20 Innovative Enterprises" by Ministry of Economic Affairs.
  • Honored with the SGS 18 Years Merit Award by SGS Yarsley Ltd., UK.
  • Acquired ISO 13485 certification through SGS Yarsley Ltd., UK.
  • Received the "Taiwan TrainQuali System-Enterprise TTQS" Gold Award.
  • 2013 Crossed Roller Bearing Series Awarded with the 21th "Taiwan Excellence Gold Award".
  • The 1st Taiwan Mittelstand Award.

2012
  • Received the honor of "Taichung Outstanding Healthy Workplace” by Bureau of Health Promotion, Department of Health, ROC.
  • CEO was awarded the 6th National Excellence Manager Outstanding Achievement Award by Chinese Professional Management Association. In the meantime, the Associate Vice President Dr. Jerry Chiu was awarded the 30th National Excellence R&D Manager Award.
  • Ranked the 257 largest manufacturing company out of Top 1,000 from Common Wealth Magazine.
  • CEO was awarded the Honorary Doctor of Business Administration from National Chung Cheng University .
  • TTQS Certificate of TaiwanTrainQuali System Enterprise Version Gold.
  • Awarded "Taiwan Top 20 Innovative Enterprises" by Ministry of Economic Affairs.
  • Forbes 2012 Honor "200 Best Under A Billion".
  • The new HIWIN Global Headquarter and R&D Center were officially opened.
  • 2012 Recirculation Divide Ballscrew RD Series Awarded with the 20th "Taiwan Excellence Gold Award".
  • 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 for the safety working environment record of continuously occupational accidents or injuries free by Council of Labor Affairs.
  • Ranked No. 1 of the Best Business Performance from 2009~2011 by Common Wealth Magazine.
  • Product Carbon Footprint PAS 2050-1Certificate.
  • Greenhouse Gases Emissions ISO14064-1 Certificate.
  • Honored with the Contribution Award for providing job opportunities for alternative military service from Ministry of the Interior.

2011
  • Ranked No.233 of the Top 1000 Manufacturers by Common Wealth Magazine; Ranked No.1 of the Best Business Performance from 2009-2011.
  • Ranked No.33 by the intellectual Property Office in total approved Patents among Top 100 Corporations in Taiwan.
  • CEO received the Honorary Professor glory from Dalian University of Technology.
  • CEO was awarded the Honorary Doctor of Engineering from National Kaohsiung First University of Science & Technology.
  • CEO was honored with SUPER MVP Manager of the year from Manager Today Magazine.
  • CEO was honored with the Management of Technology Award from Chinese Society for Management of Technology.
  • Hosted 1st Annual Hiwin Doctoral Dissertation Award.
  • Received the "Taiwan TrainQuali System-Enterprise TTQS" Silver Award.
  • Awarded with National Enterprises Innovation Award.
  • Awarded with Taiwan Top 10 Innovative Enterprises from Ministry of Economic Affairs.
  • Awarded with "Taiwan Green Classic Award".
  • Awarded with "Monte Jade Innovation Award".
  • Awarded with Taiwan Top 100 Brands.
  • 2011 Energy-Saving & Thermal-Controlling Ballscrew C1 Series Awarded with the 19th "Taiwan Excellence Gold Award".
  • Received the Contribution Award for Job Creation from Executive Yuan.

2010
  • Hiwin awarded 2rd place of Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility honor from Common Wealth Magazine.
  • Ranked 313 Taiwan Largest Manufacturing Company out of Top 1,000 from Common Wealth Magazine.
  • Awarded the National Champion Award from Ministry of Economic Affairs for committing public facilities green landscaping, and employing specialists for long term maintenance.
  • Received the Contribution Award for Job Creation from Taichung City Government.
  • Honored with the Contribution Award for providing job opportunities for veterans from Executive Yuan.
  • Received the Contribution Award for Job Creation from Executive Yuan.
  • Ranked 59 in total approved number among Top Patents 100 of National Institutional Corps in Taiwan.
  • Energy Conservation Driving Module SK Series awarded with the 18th "Taiwan Excellence Gold Award".
  • Additional 97,567 ㎡ land in Dapumei intelligent Industrial Park Registed, total land area reaches 149,706 ㎡.

2009
  • Ranked 471 Taiwan Largest Manufacturing Company out of Top 1,000 from Common Wealth Magazine.
  • Ranked 33 in total approved number among Top Patents 100 of National Institutional Corps in Taiwan.
  • Invested MegaFabs Motion Systems LTD in Israel.
  • 20th anniversary of HIWIN.
  • Honored with the Excellent Copr. Award for Reserve Military Officer from Ministry of National Defense.
  • CEO was honored the Gold Merit winner of National Innovation Award(Individual Category) by Intellectual Property Office, Ministry of Economic Affairs.
  • Awarded with "Taiwan Superior Brands".
  • Listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange
  • 2009 Energy Conservation Driving Module R1 Series was Awarded with the 17th "Taiwan Excellence Gold Award".
  • Elected 3rd place of "Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility”honor in mid-size company category from Common Wealth Magazine.

2008
  • Ranked 380 Taiwan Largest Manufacturing Company out of Top 1,000 from Common Wealth Magazine.
  • Obtained the certification of Taiwan Occupational Safety & Health Management System (TOSHMS).
  • Ranked 36 in total approved number among Top Patents 100 of National Institutional Corps in Taiwan.
  • Hosted 1st Annual Hiwin Intelligence Robotic Competition.
  • Awarded with the Industry Contribution of the 2008 "National Invention Award".
  • 2008 E2 Series Awarded with the 16th "Taiwan Excellence Gold Award".
  • 105,214 ㎡ land in Dapumei intelligent Industrial Park Registed.
  • Elected 3rd place of "Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility" honor in mid-size company category from Common Wealth Magazine.

2007
  • Ranked 440 Taiwan Largest Manufacturing Company out of Top 1,000 from Common Wealth Magazine.
  • 2007 RG Linear Guideway Awarded with the 10th "Taiwan Excellence Silver Award".
  • HIWIN GmbH acquired new factory and land for expanding production capacity.
  • Ranked 32 in total approved number among Top Patents 100 of National Institutional Corps in Taiwan.
  • Acquired ISAT certification from Applied Material (USA).
  • Acquired new land and started new plant in Tanzi.
  • Groundbreaking for the new headquarter in Taichung Precision Machinery & Innovation Park.
  • Elected as the benchmarking company in "Flagship Enterprise Development Project" from Ministry of Economic Affairs.
  • Elected 4th place of "Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility” honor in mid-size company category from Common Wealth Magazine.

2006
  • Ranked 513 Taiwan Largest Manufacturing Company out of Top 1,000 from Common Wealth Magazine.
  • Ranked 40 in total approved number among Top Patents 100 of National Institutional Corps in Taiwan.
  • New factory started in Chicago, US.
  • 2006 Super S Ballscrew Awarded with the 14th "Taiwan Excellence Silver Award".
  • HIWIN Awarded with Taiwan Superior Brands.
  • Honored No. 1 by Taichung City Government in the competition of acquiring new land for Taichung Precision Machinery & Innovation Park among 500 companies.

2005
  • Ranked 552 Taiwan Largest Manufacturing Company out of Top 1,000 from Common Wealth Magazine.
  • Ranked 79 in total approved number among Top Patents 100 of National Institutional Corps in Taiwan.
  • Elected "Enterprise Citizen” honor from Common Wealth Magazine.
  • 2005 Heavy Load Ballscrew Awarded with the 13th "Taiwan Excellence Gold Award".
  • 2005 HIWIN Awarded with Taiwan Superior Brands.

2004
  • Ranked 603 largest manufacturing company out of Top 1,000 from Common Wealth Magazine.
  • Hosted the first annual HIWIN THESIS AWARDS.
  • R&D Center in Tokyo, Japan was founded.
  • Continued the expansion of the new factory in Yun-Lin Science Industrial Park and started production.
  • 2004 Awarded with "Most Outstanding" of the 12th "Industrial Technology Advancement Award" from Ministry of Economic Affairs.

2003
  • Ranked 734 largest manufacturing company out of Top 1,000 from Common Wealth Magazine.
  • New factory started in Yun-Lin Science Industrial Park.
  • 2003 Linear Stage Awarded with the 11th "Taiwan Excellence Gold Award".

2002
  • Acquired OHASA 18001 certificate from TÜV Germany in 2002.
  • Ranked 855 largest manufacturing company out of Top 1,000 from Common Wealth Magazine.
  • Ranked 65 in total approved number among Top Patents 100 of National Institutional Corps in Taiwan.
  • 2002 Awarded with "Outstanding promoter" of the 2nd "National Award of Excellence-Taiwan".
  • 2002 Awarded with the Gold Medal of the 11th "National Invention Award" from Ministry of Economic Affairs.
  • E1 (Self-lubricated) Linear Guideway Awarded with the 10th "Taiwan Excellence Silver Award".

2001
  • Ranked the 816 largest manufacturing company out of Top 1,000 from Common Wealth Magazine.
  • 2001 High Speed Ballscrew Awarded with 9th "Taiwan Excellence Silver Award".
  • Invested subsidiary in Czech Republic.

2000
  • Ranked 79 in total approved number among Top Patents 100 of National Institutional Corps in Taiwan.
  • Awarded with the 1st "Industrial Excellence Award" from Ministry of Economic Affairs.
  • Awarded with the 8th "Industrial Technology Advancement Award" from Ministry of Economic Affairs.
  • HIWIN Linear Guideway was awarded with the 8th "Taiwan Excellence Award".
  • Invested subsidiary in Switzerland.

1999
  • Subsidiary in Kobe, Japan was founded.
  • Strategic alliance formed with Parker Hannifin, USA.
  • 1999 Linear Bearing Awarded with the 7th "Taiwan Excellence Gold Award".

1997
  • Acquired ISO 14001 certification from TÜV Germany.

1996
  • Merge with Finest Ballscrew Company, Taiwan (founded in 1981).

1993
  • 1993 Ballscrew Awarded with the 1th "Taiwan Excellence Silver Award".
  • Acquired Holzer GmbH, Germany (founded in 1975) and started HIWIN GmbH in Germany.

1992
  • Acquired ISO 9001 certification through SGS Yarsley Ltd., UK.
  • Subsidiary in Chicago, USA, was founded.

1989
  • Company established.