Hyundai Heavy Industries Shipbuilding
Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (HHI) is the world's
largest shipbuilder company, headquartered in Ulsan, South Korea.
Hyundai Rolex 55-3 excavator
The company is a subsidiary of Hyundai Heavy Industries
Hyundai Heavy Industries is the world's largest shipbuilder
, producing 10% of the world's
ships. a major builder of Floating Production
Storage and Offloading
(FPSO) vessels, one of the fastest
growing companies in construction equipment.
- Offshore & Engineering
- Industrial Plant & Engineering
- Construction Equipment
- Electro Electric Systems
- Engine & Machinery
HHI produces tankers, bulk carriers, containerships, gas and
chemical carriers. Ships built by Hyundai include the iron ore
carrier Berge Stahl
, which at
364,768 dead weight tons is one of the world's largest bulk
haulers. The company makes ship engines, provides offshore oil and
gas drilling platforms, and undersea pipelines.
Furthermore, the company produces a wide array of powerplant
products, construction equipment, and industrial robots. The
construction equipment is sold all over the world and include
mini-excavators, crawler excavators, wheeled excavators, wheel
loaders, skid steer loaders and forklift trucks (diesel, lpg and
battery powered). It is the market leader in China for excavators
Hyundai Heavy Industries has moved ahead more rapidly in the solar
panel manufacturing space. In May it announced plans to invest 300
billion won ($270 million) in the expansion of its solar panel and solar
cell production line by 2009, and last year completed a $30
million, 20-megawatt solar panel
plant in Umsung, South Korea .
In February 2008, China's LDK Solar
announced it had signed an eight-year deal to supply HHI with a
total of 450 megawatts of solar wafers
and in June Germany's centrotherm photovoltaics
it would supply HHI with five solar cell manufacturing lines with a
total capacity of 250 megawatts .