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History

Based on our past 35 years we have achieved with our endeavors and passions,
we are prepared to greet more bright 100 years together with our customers.

 

1978
The company was established under the name of DAEWON HEAT PLATE Ind.Co.in Busan.
1979
Succeeded in developing the foremost plate type heat type exchanger in Korea.

DHP was born in 1978 when Korea's industrialization had been boomed.
The late Mr. Song Gi-taek, former chairman or founder of the company, whose oil refinery business had been so flourishing but gave up suddenly due to unexpected incident had a motive to develop a plate-type heat exchanger because the late Mr. Lim Dae-hong, former chairman of Miwon Co., Ltd. who had a good friendship with him recommended it.
For the liquid sterilizer, one of the most important plants for Miwon which produced the seasoning product with the sterilizer at that time, Japan developed a plate-type heat exchanger from Europe and then they improved the productivity dramatically so the late chairman Mr. Lim who imported it found the real value of the equipment trying to use it for all production lines but since the cost was so high that he wanted to make it localized.

As a result of some trial and errors for about one year, the first plate-type heat exchanger was unveiled developed by the founder in 1975 when the founder was involved in replacing plate-type heat exchanger and maintenance work at the factory of Miwon Co., Ltd. as a staff of Miwon and afterwards he started his own business under the permission of the late chairman Mr. Lim of Miwon in 1978 setting up the company at Seo-myeon in Busan with the company name Daewon Heat Plate Ind. Co.

 

1980
Seoul Agent was established
1981
Awarded 'Energy Control Public Chief Director Prize'
1982
Awarded 'Excelllency Prize' by the Minister of Industry and Energy
1983
Moved Head office and factory to the present address
1984
Succeeded in developing the foremost Herring Bone Type Plate in Korea.
Appointed as a Bright Prospect Small and Medium Enterprise by Korea Commercial Bank
1986
Installed 5,000 ton Hydraulic Press
1988
Succeeded in developing Multi-Use Mold for Heat Plates.

Get down to taking part in industrial heat exchanger market.
In the beginning of the business, we were involved in the maintenance work for existing equipments while supplying the sterilizing equipments required by Miwon and other food companies and then we set up our own factory at Sasang, Busan in 1986 with 5,000 tons hydraulic press, ultra large size at that time. Since then, we have been fully taking part in the industrial heat exchanger market, pushing energetic marketing against petro-chemical plants and steel ironworks in the country.

 

1990
Succeeded in developing Plate Coil.
1993
Established DAEWON HEAT PLATE Co.,Ltd.
Succeeded in developing Hydro Ratchet Plates.
1994
Succeeded in developing Plate Type Gas Cooler
1995
Adopted 'Vibration Stress Releaser's in fabrication to release stress on the plates.
1996
Succeeded in developping Spiral Type Heat Exchanger.
1997
Had a ground-breaking ceremony for our new plant near Busan
Started to build the biggest 30,000 ton Hydraulic Press at our new plant.
1998
Certified ISO9001

We are preparing for new take-off while accumulating the related technologies to get the competitive edge equal to the advanced countries.
Having realized the importance of the better technology in order to get into bigger market for more progress since the company's establishment, we have been prepared for the fundamental resources to get the same competitive edge equal to foreign products when it comes to the technology while securing in-house technology with our own development and business tie-up.

 

2000

Registered DHP trade mark
Established DHP R & D Institute

2001
Certified ASME 'U' Stamp
Certified CE-PED
2002
Patented Disk & Shell Heat Exchanger
2003
Certified BS EN ISO9001:2000 Lioyd
2006
Registered International patent right for double seal gasket system
2007
Open New Factory(30,000m3 in Gimhae)
2008
Installation new 20,000 ton Hydroric press in new factory
Registered as "leading company" by Busan Metropolitan City
2009
Qualified "KEPIC MN', Q Class Nuclear Quality System.
Vendor registration for Samsung Heavy Industries and Hyundai Mipo Drydock

Achieved the economy of scale along with the increased business volume by advancing to the shipbuilding market through the development of "Double Sealing Gasket".
As our efforts to secure our own technology since 1990s have been realized by the development of "Double Sealing Gasket" and they ascribed the great value to the superiority of the technology, the company registered the patent in 28 countries and advanced to the very tough shipbuilding industry resulting in rapid growth of the business volume. Moreover, we could get into the overseas market directly based on such a large business references.

 

2011
Registered compliance programme(CP) for strategic item
2012
Vendor registration for Petrobras
ASME "U' Renewal
2013
Certified as an approved exporter of KOREA-EU and KOREA-ASEN Free Trade Agreement(FTA)
Q Class Renewal(Nuclear Quality system)
2018
Launched Bloc type PHE (DHP Bloc)
Certified "TRCU"(Export to Russia)