The development of rolling stock industry has been the foundation of nation's prosperity and economic strength. The rolling stock industry has played a leading role in the economic development of this country from the age of steam locomotives to that of diesel locomotives and electric multiple units.
Now in the 21st century, Korean rolling stock industry is attempting a new transformation.
The industry is applying the state-of-the-art technology to develop better railway vehicles such as high-speed train, magnetically levitated vehicles, and etc.
While playing an important role in the matter of nation's economic development. Rotem has been the biggest and most capable manufacturer in the industry and has contributed more than any other company for the industry's achievements.
Rotem has two plants and two R&D centers.
Plants are located in Changwon and Uiwang.
Central R&D center is located in Uiwang and Technology Research Institute is located in Yongin.
Rotem manufactures all kinds of trains such as EMUs, high-speed trains, light rail vehicles, locomotives, passenger coaches, freight wagons and etc. with about 3,800 professionals including 600 R&D staffs.
Rotem has been speeding up R&D activities to develop new products like magnetically levitated vehicle and applied new technology to all kinds of railway vehicles and is driving forward into the business of signaling, propulsion system, and system engineering too. It is also actively participating in various national R&D projects.
Rotem endeavors to fulfill the customers' demands for a rapid, safe, and comfortable railway vehicles by improving productivity, product quality, work conditions, and employees' welfare.
Rotem is doing its best to become a competitive and responsible global company.