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TST Corporation

Metal Forming Machinery and Tooling Manufacturer

Founded in 1997 as a metal forming tooling design company, TST has expanded its capabilities to designing, manufacturing and supplying complete metal forming machinery, tools and equipment for the automotive industry. Our excellent track record of providing advanced metal forming machinery for automotive parts production makes us the preferred choice of many top tier automotive companies throughout the world.  TST can offer complete metal forming manufacturing solutions from concept development, to automotive parts fabrication equipment, to complete automated metal forming assembly lines. We also provide comprehensive training, maintenance, and re-tooling services.

Capabilities | Metal Forming Tools, Jigs and Fixtures

We built our reputation as tooling designers, investing heavily in the research and development of customized tools, jigs and fixtures for metal fabrication. This enabled us to create a line of high quality pre-assembled tooling that reduces tool change time, increases machine flexibility and minimizes production costs. Today, we provide a wide range of metal forming manufacturing equipment, tooling and full assembly lines for a wide range of automotive structures. This includes chassis components, door frames, bumpers, cowl cross bars, exhaust systems, muffler jackets, guide rails, and shafts.

Products and Solutions | Metal Forming Equipment

  • Bending Machines and Tools
  • End Forming Machines and Tools
  • Tube Cutting Machines
  • Drilling Machines
  • Saw Cutting Machines
  • Chamfering Machines
  • Welding Jig Turntables
  • Muffler Forming Machines
  • Stretch Bending Machines
  • Exhaust Muffler Assembly Line
  • Door Frame and Bumper Assembly Line
  • Cowl Crossbar Assembly Line

Company History

May 2018   Expanded to a third plant with plans for a fourth in 2018
Oct 2016 Won the Fastest Growing Company Award in Kyungbuk Province, South Korea
Aug 2012 Changed business name to TST Co., Ltd
May 2011    Certified as having Innovative Technology by the Small Medium Business Administration of S. Korea
Sept 2010 Expanded plants to the current location in an industrial compound in Jinyang City
Feb 2010 Patented Double Seaming mechanism and two other technologies
Mar 2009  Acquired a Corporate Lab License
Dec 2007  Received ISO 90001 certification
May 2007  Incorporated Taesung Tech, spin off of Machinery Division of Taesung Precision and Machinery

References | Automotive Tier 1 Companies

  • Faurecia
  • Hyundai Motors, India
  • Dongwon Metal Co, Ltd in USA
  • Sejong Exhaust Systems Group in USA
  • Calsonic Kansei, Mexico
  • Sharda Motors, India
  • Sambo Motors, USA

Patents and Certification

  • Certificate: ISO 90001
  • Certificate: Innovative Technology Company
  • Certificate: Corporate Lab License
  • Patent: Precise controlling mechanism for linear transferring systems
  • Patent: Double seaming machine mechanism for muffler manufacturing line
  • Patent: Automated tube cutting mechanism based on servo and geared motors

Research & Development | Tooling and Assembly Lines

TST’s team of experts includes a dedicated engineering division for mechanical design, research and development. Their constant innovations in tooling and machinery have resulted in the following involve the following areas:

  • Material tensile strength data comparison
  • Chuck and clamp structure data
  • Mandrel performance data of plug and ball types
  • FRM Standardization of automated welding lines
  • Automated Saw Cutting lines for door frames using robot arms
  • Servo-controlled Stretch Bending Machines for door frames
  • Automated size-to-fit machines for various sizes of mufflers
  • 30 different types of pipe bending machines