Current State of Key R&D

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Current R&D Activities

R&D Achievements & Performance

R&D Achievements & Performance
Particular Development Schedule R&D Performance Technology alliance/
Responsible division
R&D Development Achievements
2.Corrosion resistance
3.High quality (color)
1982 Development and application of triple nickel plating on ABS plastic for improved corrosion resistance Technology alliance with Sakae Riken Kogyo Co., Ltd.(Japan)  
2004~2005 Plastic Plating Technology Promotion Project    
Development of plating bath, shield design and measuring technology    
2005~2007 Development of high-efficient long-lasting plating rack    
Highly corrosion resistive multi-layer plating technology for large ABS parts for car exterior Regional Industry Development Project (MOTIE)  
Mass production technology for eco-friendly chrome surface treated parts for radiator grills Clean Production Technology Project (KITECH)  
Plating Simulation Technology Promotion Project for Large Plastic Parts Comprehensive Technology Promotion Project for Parts and Materials (MOTIE  
Nation’s first development and application of plating simulation
(through close consultation with H/KMC’s design divisions)
KIMS XG Grandeur ~
Nation’s first development and application of trivalent plating technique
(eco-friendliness for competitiveness in Europe)/(anti-corrosion for improved competitiveness in Russia)
Technology alliance with MacDermid (USA) Genesis Coupe (applied in 2008)
Export of trivalent chrome white and hexavalent matt Technology alliance with Enthone (Germany) LX 460 (LEXUS) Prius (Toyota)
2008~2009 Development of color uniformity and improved corrosion resistance technology for trivalent dark chrome plating of auto parts (exterior and interior parts) Regional Industry Development Project (MOTIE)  
2009~2012 Development of high-emotional and eco-friendly black velvet plating R&D Product for Leading Industries of South East Region
Nation’s first application of trivalent white plating technique to mass production
(for corrosion resistance against de-icing chemicals)
  for cars exported to Russia
Application of hexavalent matt plating technique to all auto models
(application of “the standardization of interior and exterior parts” of H/KMC)
  Genesis, Equus, Carnival
Santa Fe
2012~2015 Development of green total molding technology for precision plating oriented electronic parts (Core Technology Program of MOTIE )  
Realization of unique color for exterior and interior parts for H/KMC and implementation thereof by standardized electroplating vendors   for all models simultaneously
Development of ABS raw materials having heat resistance + impact resistance + platability (conductivity) Keumho Petrochemical/ Samsung SDI  
Developments in pipeline 2016 Development of velvet plating technique    
2018 Review on all-in-one door garnish, bumper/skid plate plating
(to apply to upcoming auto models of HI / Unified design (ultra large area plating)
DLP R&D Center