KOTIC was established for the purpose of encouraging it's members to carry out economic activities autonomously and to raise their economic performance,resulting in balanced growth for the national economy.
To realize this goal, the cooperative seeks to promote the growth of the Korean tools industry and the welfare of it's members by performing cooperative projects.
The cooperative represents the Korean tools industry under the Korea Federation of Small and Medium Business (KBIZ) as an organization consisting of professional tools manufacturers.
Currently, there are approximately 500 tools manufacturers in Korea. Among them, 145 Mnufacturers are the members of KOTIC.
 
: Medium & small size enterprises cooperative association law enforcement ordinance Article 8
 
: 451,800,000 won
 
: 145 companies
 
: January 13, 1988
 
1988. 1. 13
The establishment of the KOTIC (Ministry of Commerce and IndustryAuthorization No. 140)
1988. 2. 6
Registered as a trading company
1989. 4. 7
Held the 1st Korea International Tools & Tool Machines Show
1991. 3. 25
Published the Index of Korean Tools Industry
1991. 7. 2
Began the establishment and management of a permanent exhibition center for tools
1992. 3. 6
Began the establishment of the Council for the Development of Korean Tools
1993. 10. 20
Held a provincial tools exhibition in Changwon
1993. 12. 10
Published "Korean Tools", a comprehensive tools catalogue
1994. 11. 26
Completed the construction of the Tools Center
1995. 5. 19
Held the 6th Seoul Int'l Metalworking Machine & Tool Show
1996. 6. 11
Held the 96 Provincial Tour of Tools Exhibition
1997. 4. 16
Held the 13th Korea Int'l Die Mould & Tool Exhibition
1998. 9. 7
Opened a Tools Web Site on the Internet
2001. 3. 15
Held the 15th Korea Int'l Die Mould & Tool Exhibition
2009. 9. 27
Held the Seoul International Tool Exhibition 2009(TOOL TECH 2009)
2011. 9. 28
Held the Seoul International Tool Exhibition 2011(TOOL TECH 2011)
2018. 10. 30
Held the Seoul International Tool Exhibition 2018(TOOL TECH 2018)