Since its establishment in Changnyeong, Gyeongsangnamdo, in Dec. 1997, the technology institute has been focusing on developing cutting-edge products suitable for the Korean agricultural conditions and still does the best to develop world-class products to become a world leading agricultural machinery manufacturer
Over 15% of the total executives and employees at Daedong Industrial Co. Ltd.
work as R&D specialists in the Technical Laboratory, performing research and testing on tractors,
combines, rice transplanters, cultivators, UTVs and diesel engines. The main facilities
of the Technical Laboratory comprise the research zone, with meeting rooms and design rooms;
the testing zone, with performance and endurance testing rooms; the prototype zone,
where assembly of prototype and sample vehicles takes place; and the driving test zone,
composed of mountainous, bumpy, steep and straight roads. With these facilities,
around 200 to 300 thorough tests are performed for each product, including PTO performance tests,
noise and vibration tests, overturn angle tests, transplanting performance tests, and waterproofing tests.