Milestones

1999
  • Chi Mei 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 Chi Mei 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
  • Chi Mei Corp. passes ISO 14001 environmental protection certification
1998

Begins R&D and manufacturing of electronic chemical products

1996

Establishment of Zhenjiang Chimei Chemical

1995

Begins production of (TPE) rubber products

1994

Chi Mei occupies the world's largest ABS plant (annual capacity exceeds 800,000 tons)

1993

Chi Mei Corp. receives ISO 9001/ ISO9002 quality certification

1992
  • Receives Taiwan's 1st Corporate Environmental Award of Excellence in recognition of environmental performance
  • Chi Mei Museum opens