CHIMEI Corporation celebrates its 60th anniversary, and announces a new brand identity and vision.
CHIMEI hosts a science camp to involve in science and environmental education.
CHIMEI sponsors the Taiwan Artificial Intelligence Academy's new campus in South Taiwan, to support AI talent cultivation.
Zhangzhou CHIMEI Chemical launches.
CHIMEI issues NT 5 billion in green bonds, the largest amount by a private enterprise in Taiwan.
CHIMEI sponsors the establishment of Taiwan Artificial Intelligence Academy.
CHIMEI gains ISO 50001 Energy Management System Certification.
CHIMEI Museum officially opens in Tainan Metropolitan Park.
CHIMEI wins the Outstanding Innovation Enterprise Award at the 4th National Industrial Innovation Awards of the Ministry of Economic Affairs.
CHIMEI wins the Silver Award of the 24th Corporate Environmental Protection Awards.
Optical-grade PC film production begins.
CHIMEI gains SA 8000 Social Accountability Certification.
CHIMEI completes its ABS carbon footprint verification.
Donation of CHIMEI building in Tainan Metropolitan Park to Tainan City Government.
To enhance management efficiency, CHIMEI merges with subsidiary CHIMEI Specialty Chemicals Co., Ltd..
CHIMEI Corp. receives OHSAS 18001 management system certificate.
50th anniversary of founding of CHIMEI Corp.
To enhance management efficiency, CHIMEI merges with subsidiary CHIMEI Asahi Corporation.
CHIMEI Corp. signs formal agreement with Grand Pacific Petrochemical under which Zhenjiang CHIMEI is merged with Zhenjiang Guoheng Plastics. Following the merger, Zhenjiang CHIMEI’s annual ABS capacity rises to 700,000 tons, making it the leading ABS manufacturer in China.
Group establishes CHIMEI brand and updates corporate identity system.
Start of polycarbonate (PC) production.
Production of optical-grade light guide plates.
Receives Japan’s TPM (Total Productive Maintenance) Outstanding Award.
CHIMEI establishes the CHIMEI Asahi Corporation through a joint venture with Japan’s Asahi Kasei. The new company produces polycarbonate (PC) after testing and confirming a new, environmentally-friendly “non-phosgene, no solvent” method.
Founder Shi Wen-Long (Chairman of the CHIMEI Corp. at that time) receives the 4th Nikkei Asia Prize from Japan’s Nihon Keizai Shimbun,Inc.. Shi was the first private individual to receive this honor, and was also the first resident of Taiwan to do so.
CHIMEI Corp. passes ISO 14001 environmental protection certification.
CHIMEI begins R&D and manufacturing of electronic chemical products.
Establishment of Zhenjiang CHIMEI Chemical.
Begins production of (TPE) rubber products.
CHIMEI occupies the world’s largest ABS plant (annual capacity exceeds 800,000 tons).
CHIMEI Corp. receives ISO 9001/ ISO9002 quality certification.
Receives Taiwan’s 1st Corporate Environmental Award of Excellence in recognition of environmental performance.
CHIMEI Museum opens.
Establishes a two-day weekend system 13 years prior to government mandate.
Establishment of CHIMEI Hospital.
CHIMEI and Poly Chemical merge to form “CHIMEI Corp.”
Provides employees with opportunities for overseas travel via the “Employee Domestic and Foreign Travel Regulations”.
Begin production of AS resins.
Acquires PMMA pellet and panel technology, and begin production of acrylic pellets.
Establishes the CHIMEI Culture Foundation.
Produces ABS (monthly capacity of 200 tons), making CHIMEI the first ABS producer in Taiwan.
Adopts an employee stock ownership system ahead of most companies in Taiwan.
Organizes an operating committee, and separates management powers from ownership (general manager system).
Begin production of polystyrene products (GPS/HPS/EPS).
Establishes identifying “CM” logo, which is used until 2005.
Establishes Poly Chemical as a joint venture with Japan’s Mitsubishi Petrochemical to produce polystyrene (PS) products.
Establishes the Chi-Lin Resin Company as a joint venture with Mitsubishi Petrochemical and Mitsubishi Corporation, engages in the manufacture of PE processed products.
Becomes Taiwan’s first acrylic producer.
Mr. Shi Wen-Long establishes CHIMEI Co., Ltd..
CHIMEI is a Taiwan-based performance materials company that designs and manufactures advanced polymer materials, synthetic rubbers, and specialty chemicals.