About Us

Die-Casting Specialist for Automotive Lightweighting

CEO Chihwan Kim / Namgon Kim
Foundation 1978
Revenue US$ 256 million (FY2016)
Products High pressure die-casting
Plants 3 plants (2 in Korea, 1 in China)View
Founded in 1978, Samkee Automotive is a specialist in automotive die-casting, providing global OEMs with lightweighting solutions. We develop and manufacture an entire range of automotive die-cast parts: engine, transmission and body / chassis

We have led the Korean die-casting industry, currently with more than 600 experienced and dedicated professionals. We value our people and are committed to seek excellence in them, who are the main source of our core strengths: agility, flexibility, and reliability

We provide one-stop solutions for our customers: Our capabilities include alloy production, casting, machining, treatment, and assembly. With robust in-house engineering, we achieved high level of production automation and manufacturing flexibility for our machining lines and casting machines with locking forces ranging from 350 to 2,500 Mt

We aspire to be a global leader in the automotive industry. We have taken steps to achieve the aspiration, with our continued effort to diversify our customer base into global OEMs and the completion of our Chinese plant in 2014. We are committed to spearhead automotive lightweighting efforts with ceaseless R&D and innovation

Timeline

Our Global Aspiration

2015

Started series production of transmission parts at the Shandong Plant, China
GM Supplier Quality Excellence Award 2015

2014

Follow-on nomination to supply DSG valve body for Audi (China) and Volkswagen (Germany)
GM Supplier Quality Excellence Award 2014
Best Supplier Award from Hyundai/Kia Motors

2013

Nominated to supply 7-speed DSG valve body for Volkswagen (China)
Nominated as the exclusive supplier of DCT transmission case
/ housing for Hyundai Motor Group

2012

Public listing on the KOSDAQ market
Acquired VDA certification from Volkswagen

2011

Best Supplier Award from Hyundai/Kia Motors

2010

Started in-house production of aluminum alloy and series production of transmission valve body for Hyundai Motor Group at the Seosan Plant

2009

Started series production of transmission parts for Hyundai Powertech
(rear cover for automatic transmission)

2008

Export to Opel (IDS bracket)
Export to GM Europe and Shanghai GM

2005

Acquired ISO/TS 16949 and ISO 14001 certifications

2004

Export to GM Holden

2000

Developed balance shaft assembly for Hyundai Motor Group

1999

First export to Mazda Motor (head cover)

1998

Acquired 100PPM quality certification

1994

Acquired 1st grade quality index from Kia Motors

1988

Established R&D center

1983

Started series production of automobile parts
(timing gear cover and case)

1978

Founded as Samkee Machinery Co., Ltd.

Our Vision

Global, Forward-Looking, People-Centered

We aspire to be a global leader in the automotive industry, spearheading the lightweighting trend. To achieve our aspiration:

  • We value our people
  • We attract, develop,
    and retain the best workforce
  • Customers come first
  • We seek excellence
    in our manufacturing processes
  • We focus on technology
    and innovation,
    with ceaseless R&D

Contact Us

Locations

Headquarter & Pyeongtaek Plant
147 Pyeongtaekhang-ro 268beon-gil, Poseung-eup,
Pyeongtaek-si, Gyeonggi-do, 17953, Republic of Korea

Tel : 031-491-0341 Fax : 031-682-0808


R&D Center
162 Pyeongtaekhang-ro 268beon-gil, Poseung-eup,
Pyeongtaek-si, Gyeonggi-do, 17953, Republic of Korea

Tel : 031-680-0867 Fax : 031-683-0905
Headquarter & Pyeongtaek Plant
Foundation 1978
Business Area Auto parts
Location Pyengtaek,Gyeonggi
Province, Korea
Area 27,000㎡
Seosan 1st Plant
263-29 Mujangsaneop-ro Jigok-myeon Seosan-si,
Chungcheongnam-do, 31919 Republic of Korea

Tel : 041-661-0800 Fax : 041-668-7812
Seosan 2nd Plant
1789 Mujangsaneop-ro Jigok-myeon Seosan-si,
Chungcheongnam-do, 31919 Republic of Korea

Tel : 041-661-0819 Fax : 041-668-7812
Seosan Plant
Foundation 2010
Business Area Auto parts
Aluminum alloy
Location Seosan, Chungnam
Province, Korea
Area 112,000㎡
Shandong Plant
山东省 日照市 经济技术开发区 现代路以西 泉州路以北

West of Xiandai Road,
North of Quanzhou Road Rizhao City Shandong Province,
China 276826

Tel : +86 633-7966-201 Fax : +86 633-7966-209

山东三起汽车配件有限公司 / Samkee Automotive(Shandong)Co.,Ltd
Shandong Plant
Foundation 2014
Business Area Auto parts
Location Rizhao, Shandong
Province, China
Area 62,000㎡