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KSM World HQ - Bldg #1, South Korea

KSM World HQ - Bldg #1, South Korea

For over 10 years, KSM USA has been providing vacuum sealing solutions by supplying the Welded Metal Bellows and other Custom Products of KSM Corporation [South Korea] to our Customers in the USA & Europe.

Our three locations in the USA support you with:

  • Applications Assistance and Engineering for Project Development
  • Sales Support to handle your RFP/RFQ, Order Entry and Supplier Contract needs.
  • Program Management from Product Reliability Testing to Order Scheduling & Stocking Plans
  • Warranty and other support services you may require.

At KSM we believe that providing unmatched service with products of superior quality - quickly and economically is the formula for long lasting customer relationships and mutual success.

Our parent company, KSM CORPORATION has grown from its beginning as Mechanical Seal and Silicon Carbide manufacturer serving the Korean market in 1979 to a Global Supplier with over 250 employees plus offices and joint ventures in the USA and Japan.

KSM is the leading supplier of Welded Metal Bellows to Semi/Vacuum Equipment OEMs Worldwide.

Our History

2010: KSM USA HQ NEW 18,000+ Sq. Ft. Facility with expanded Customer Service @ 1959 Councourse Dr., San Jose, CA.
2009: KSM USA HQ expands to larger location in San Jose, CA.
2008: Awarded ISO/TS 16949:2002 Certificate for Automotive Bellows & Seals
2008: Awarded ISO 9001:2000 AS9100 B Certificate for Aerospace Bellows & Mechanical Seals
2008: Completed Manufacturing Bldg. # 3 Expansion
2006: Opened new R&D Test Lab for Bellows & Seal Products
2005: Completed Manufacturing Bldg.# 2 Expansion to support Custom Welded Assemblies & Heaters
2004: Awarded "Certified Supplier" Certificate by SEMI OEM in USA
2004: Awarded KT Certificate for Mechanical Seal in RCP (Reactor Coolant Pump)
2004: Jang Yeong-sil Award for Metal Bellows in Semi Equip. by Ministry of Science & Technology
2002: Moved to new Factory & HQ location in Songma-ri area
2002: Opened KSM USA Office #3 in Austin, Texas
2002: Designated as "Preferred Supplier" for world's largest SEMI OEM
2001: Opened KSM USA Office #2 in Florida to serve Eastern USA & Europe
2001: Started supply of Welded Bellows products to major Vacuum Valve & Equipment Companies in USA & Europe
2000: Opened KSM USA Sales & Service HQ office in Northern California [Silicon Valley]
1999: Started supply of Welded Bellows Products to major Semiconductor OEMs in USA
1999: Awarded ISO 9001 Quality Systems Certificate
1999: Member KSIA (Korea Semiconductor Industry Association)
1995: Developed BPT (Bellows Pressure Tank) for high voltage cables - Power & Energy market
1994: Technical cooperation on Bellows Devices with Metal Fab Corp. [Flowserve® corporate partner]
1992: Developed Silicon Carbide materials and related products
1990: Developed new Welded Metal Bellows products & FEA program under contract with Ministry of Science & Technology
1990: Established Joint Venture with Durametallic, USA [now Flowserve® Corp.]
1986: Qualified as official supplier for Nuclear Power Plants by KEPCO [Korean Electric Power] Q-Class Level Certificate
1983: Opened factory in Gimpo-city [Seoul area, South Korea]
1979: Started production of Mechanical Seals & related products for Petrochemical Market.
1979: KSM Corporation founded by Yun Ho [YH] Kim