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2011

The Group increased its stake in chemical refinery plant in Yangzhou, Jiangsu province to 100%;
In early 2011 the Group acquired another caustic soda plant in Gaomi, Shangdong province.

2010

The Group increased its stake in chemical refinery plant in Yangzhou,Jiangsu province to 90%;
In May 2010, the Group was named by Forbes Magazine as one of the Global 2000 leading companies and by Bloomberg Businessweek as one of the leading Tech 100 companies;
Additional monthly production capacity of 400,000 sheets paper laminates was added in Fogang plant, Guangdong province;
The Laminate plant in Jiangyin, Jiangsu province was established successfully;
Huaqiao Kingboard Plaza and Kunshan Kingboard Qiandeng Yu Garden commenced construction;
The group laid the foundation stone for Shanghai Kingboard Plaza, located at Shanghai Hongqiao Linkong Economic Zone on 25th November.

2009

"KB ", "KingBoard", "and "建滔"trademarks were successfully registered in PRC and overseas;
Hebei acetic acid plant commenced trial production in September;
The Group strategically increased its stake in the chemical refinery plant in Yangzhou, Jiangsu province to 66% at the end of September;
Our first residential project Shanghai Yu Garden in Kunshan, Jiangsu province started pre-sale in December.

2008

Phase four of the caustic soda plant in Hengyang, Hunan province commenced operation, providing 100,000 tonnes additional capacity per annum;
Selected as one of the Top 2000 Global Companies by the Forbes magazine;
The new glass yarn plant in Qingyuan, Guangdong province and the new glass frabic plant in Liangzhou, Guangdong province commenced trial production;
Both new HDI PCB plants in Kunshan, Jiangsu province and Kaiping, Guangdong province commenced production successfully in December.

2007

Natural gas based methanol plant in Chongqing commenced production;
The new phenol/acetone plant in Huizhou, Guangdong province commenced production;
Capacity expansion in glass epoxy laminate plants in Fogang, Guangdong province and Jiangyin, Jiangsu province was commenced;
Lianzhou copper foil plant commenced production;
The Group acquired 51% equity interest in 江西省宏丰塑料有限公司.

2006

Kingboard Laminates was spun off for a separate lising on the main board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited;
Methanol JV with China BlueChemical in Hainan province commenced production.

2005

The Group acquired 100% interests of the Hong Kong-listed Elec & Eltek International Holdings Limited ("Elec & Eltek") and 70% interests of the Singapore-listed Elec & Eltek International Co Ltd. Elec & Eltek's listing on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong was voluntarily withdrawn on 18 March 2005;
The production capacity expansion of caustic soda plant in Hengyang of Hunan province was completed in August;
The Group was named by the Forbes magazine as one of the world’s best small companies for 6 consecutive years.

2004

Acquired Elec & Eltek Group successfully;
Coke and methanol plant in Hebei Province commenced trial production;
Copper foil plant in Lianzhou became operational;
Kingboard Chemical was named one of the World's Best 200 Small Companies by Forbes Global for the 5th consecutive year;
Glass fibre plant in Lianzhou commenced operation;
Bleached kraft paper plant in Taicang started production;
Acquired a further 33% stake in Techwise Circuits Company Limited to increase the total equity stake to 90%; new line epoxy glass fibre and paper laminates plants in Fogang, Guangdong, commenced operation;
Kingboard Chemical became a MSCI World Index constituent stock;
Acquired a hydrogen peroxide plant with a monthly production capacity of 6,000 tonne in Gaomi, Shandong;
A new formalin plant was established in Changzhou, Jiangxu province;
The coke-methanol plant had completed its first phase and started trial production of coke smoothly in October;
The Group was named by the Forbes magazine as one of the world’s best small companies for 5 consecutive years.

2003

Phase II of glass yarn plant in Nansha, Panyu commenced operation;
Establishment of second production line for bleached kraft paper in Qinyuan;
Epoxy resin and hydrogen peroxide production capacity further expanded;
Acquired a petrochemical terminal in Changzhou, Jiangsu;
TBBA plant set up in Nansha,Panyu and began production;
For the forth consecutive year the Group was named “the world’s 200 Best Small Enterprises” by Forbes in October 2003.

2002

Acquired a 57% stake in Techwise Circuits Company Limited in January as vehicle to expand downstream PCB business;
Glass yarn plant set up in Nansha,Panyu;
Began offering value-added services, such as drilling and mass lamination to PCB customers;
Paper laminates plant located in Shaoguan started production in December;
Construction of a 50,000-tonne petrochemical terminal in Nansha, Panyu was completed;
For the third consecutive year the Group was named “the world’s 200 Best Small Enterprises” by Forbes in October 2002.

2001

Acquired two formalin plants in Guangdong;
Epoxy resin plant located in Nansha, Panyu began production in October;
Two glass epoxy laminates plants established in Kunshan and Jiangmen, increased the production capacity by 50%;
A new laminate plant in was established in Jiangmen, Guangdong Province;
A paper mill plant was established in Qingyuan, Guangdong and commenced production;
The Phase II of the glass fabric plant expansion was completed.

2000

Hydrogen peroxide plant was established in Panyu;
The bleached kraft paper plant located in Fogang commenced production in June;
Acquired a paper laminates plant in Jiangmen;
Glass fabric plant production capacity was doubled.

1999

Phase II of the copper foil plant commenced production;
Formalin plant set up in Taicang and commenced production in March;
Production capacity of our formalin plant in Panyu increase over 50%;
Kingboard Copper Foil Holdings Limited was successfully spun off on The Singapore Stock Exchange Limited.
1998
Glass fabric plant established in Longhua,Shenzhen commenced operation in September.
1997
Formalin plant established in Panyu began operations in October.

1996

Phase I of the copper foil plant started operation;
Longhua plant accredited under ISO9002 quality assurance certification;
Production of glass epoxy laminates began.

1995

Commenced production of flame retardant laminates to expand our product portfolio;
Commenced production of Glass epoxy laminate.

1994

Established a joint-venture paper laminates plant in Kunshan,Jiangsu with Hitachi Chemical Asia-Pacific Pte. Ltd., a subsidiary of Hitachi Chemical Company Limited.

1993

Kingboard Chemical was successfully listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited in October;
Liantang facilities were relocated to Shuitian, Shenzhen;
Construction of copper foil plant began in Fogang, Qingyuan.
1992
A joint-venture paper laminates plant was established in Shanghai with two state-owned enterprises.
1991
The second paper laminates plant was set up in Longhua, Shenzhen.
1988
The first paper laminates plant was established in Liantang, Shenzhen by Mr. Paul Cheung Kwok Wing, Mr. Patrick Chan Wing Kwan and other founders.