Chevalier History

1978     Established as a manufacturing firm specializing in producing precision surface grinders.
1981     The first grinding machine manufacturer in Taiwan to be designated as a Grade A Manufacturer.
1982     U.S. branch office established in Los Angeles area to provide marketing and service capabilities to U.S. customers.
1987     Winner in the Excellent Product Design Contest for 1987, presented by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council.
1988     Peter Chang, CEO of FALCON Machine Tools, received citation from the President of the Republic of China for Falcon’s     participation in community service programs and contributions to various charitable causes.
1989     Awarded Best Original Brand at the Taipei International Metalworking Show.
1990     Received the Research and Development award by the Taiwan Association of Machinery Industry (TAMI) in the CNC grinding machine category.
1992     Taiwan’s first machine tool maker to receive ISO 9002/CNS 12682 Quality Assurance System certification from the Ministry of Economic Affairs.
1993     FSG-818CNC awarded as one of the Top 20 Outstanding Products in the 1993 National Award of Excellence competition.
1994     Received Certificate of CE Conformity Examination from AIB-VINCOTTE Brussels.
1995     FSG-1224TXII awarded Taiwan Fine Products at the Taipei International Machine Tool Show.
1997     FSG-C1224CNC awarded first place for new product development at Timtos ‘97.
1998     Listed in the Over-the-Counter stock market. Chuang-Hsing factory completed. Invested in the second factory in Chuang-Hsing Industrial Park.
1999     SMART-H/B818 honored as Taiwan’s Outstanding Product in the National Award of Excellence Competition.
2000     Received ISO 14000 certification.
2001     Sub-micron ULTRA high-precision CNC grinder ULTRA-H612 honored for Taiwan Outstanding Products in the National Award of Excellence Competition.
2002     Completed first phase factory in Shanghai, China. Established sales and technical center in Beijing, Don-Guang, China.
2003     Completed second phase factory in Shanghai, China; established sales and service center in Chung-qing, China. Introduced FGP-608LM, the first linear motor grinder made in Taiwan.
2004     Successfully developed Hydro-H1224, a nano-precision hydro-static CNC grinder. Introduced the quick performance QP series machining center in its niche market.
2005     Established partnership with Japanese manufacturer to produce vertical turning lathes. FGP-608LM won first prize, Award of Excellence at TIMTOS 2005.
2006     Double-head grinder FPG-V1632DC developed for turbine blade, aerospace and precision guide ways grinding.
2007     Introduced new heavy-duty gantry-type grinder series and high-precision and heavy-duty gantry-type machining center series for automative molds and large workpieces.
2008     Established technical joint venture with Japan’s well-known manufacturers to implement a large vertical turning center machine.
2009     Introduced small vertical grinding center (FVG-1616DC) and horizontal boring and milling machine.
2010     Developed high-precision linear-guide vertical double-column machining center (DCL).
2011     Introduced large vertical grinding center machine (FVG-4040DC).