Milestones

2013
  • Chang Chun Chemical (Zhangzhou) Co., Ltd. finished the construction of flexible copper clad laminates plant and commenced its production.
2012
  • Chang Chun Plastics Co., Ltd. completed the construction of high-purity hydrogen peroxide and electronic-grade developer plants at its Dafa Factory in southern Taiwan. Dafa factory became the second manufacturing base after Miaoli Factory for semiconductor chemicals.
2011
  • Chang Chun Chemical (Panjin) Co., Ltd. and Chang Chun Dairen Chemical (Panjin) Co., Ltd. were established in Panjin, Liaoning Province in northeastern China. Between 2013 and 2014, various plants were built and commenced to produce epoxy resins, epichlorohydrin, chlor-alkali, isopropyl alcohol, 1,4-BDO, PTMEG, and other products.
  • Chang Chun Petrochemical Co., Ltd. commenced its acetic acid plant in Mailiao Factory located in central west coast of Taiwan.
  • Jin-Zhou Technology Co., Ltd. was established in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Its co-generation plant has a steam boiler with capacity of 350MT/hr and was commenced at Dafa Industrial District in southern Taiwan.
  • CCD (Germany) GmbH was incorporated to focus on the sale in the European market and also on REACH registrations of selected Chang Chun products.
2010
  • CCD (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. and Chang Chun (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. were established successively to produce vinyl acetate, allyl alcohol, and cumene. In 2013, relevant plants were completed and commenced commercial operation.
2007
  • Chang Chun Chemical (Jiangsu) Co., Ltd. commenced the commercial operations of PVA, acetic acid, and PBT resins plants after their construction were completed.
2006
  • U-Pica Resin (Changshu) Co., Ltd. was jointly established by Japan U-Pica Company Ltd. and Chang Chun Group to produce saturated polyester resin and unsaturated polyester resin in China.
  • Chang Chun Plastics Co., Ltd. successfully developed thermoplastic polyester elastomer (TPEE/TPE) in-house and started commercial production at its Kaohsiung Factory.
  • Chang Chun Petrochemical Co., Ltd.’s polyvinyl butyral interlayer (PVB film) plant was completed and production was commenced using its own developed technologies.
2005
  • The plants for phenol, acetone, and BPA were built at Chun Chang Plastics Co., Ltd.’s Dafa Factory and productions were commenced.
2004
  • Chang Long Chemical (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd., located in Futian Free Trade Zone, Shenzhen, China, was incorporated. It is mainly responsible for the sales and marketing operations of Chang Chun Group products in China.
  • Chang Chun Japan Co., Ltd. was incorporated in Tokyo, Japan to focus on the sale in the Japanese market.
2003
  • Chang Chun Chemical (Zhangzhou) Co., Ltd., located in Zhangzhou, Fujian Province, China, was established to produce phenolic molding powders, PBT compounds, and copper clad laminates.
  • Dairen Chemical (Jiangsu) Co., Ltd., located at Yizheng, Jiangsu Province, China, was established to manufacture VAE emulsion, BDO, PTMEG, and related products.
2002
  • Chang Chun Chemical (Jiangsu) Co., Ltd., located in Changshu, Jiangsu Province, China, was established. Its main product portfolios include electronic chemicals and materials, engineering plastics, resins, and speciality chemicals.
  • Chang Chun Plastics Co., Ltd. completed the construction of glass fiber plant at Dafa Factory in Kaohsiung, Taiwan and commenced its production.
2001
  • Taiwan Engineering Plastics Co., Ltd. was renamed Polyplastics Taiwan Co., Ltd.
  • Chang Chun Petrochemical Co., Ltd. completed the construction of tetramethyl ammonium hydroxide (TMAH) plant at Miaoli Factory.
2000
  • RCCT Technology Co., Ltd. was jointly established by Chang Chun Plastics Co., Ltd. and Rogers Corporation to produce and sell flexible copper clad laminates.
  • Polytetramethylene ether glycol (PTMEG) plant was completed and production was commenced at Dairen Chemical’s Dafa plant located in southern Taiwan.
1999
  • TOK Taiwan Co., Ltd. was jointly established by Chang Chun Petrochemical Co., Ltd. and Tokyo Ohka Kogyo Co., Ltd. (TOK). It produces mainly electronic grade thinners and strippers for the semiconductor industry. Electronic-grade developers for semiconductor industry were also produced at Miaoli Factory utilizing TOK technologies.
  • Guangdong Shen Xing Chemical Co., Ltd., one of Chang Chun joint ventures, was established in China to manufacture formalin.
1998
  • Chang Chun Plastics Co., Ltd. started adopting continuous process to produce PBT resins at its Kaohsiung Factory.
  • Sumitomo Bakelite (Taiwan) Co., Ltd., a joint venture between Chang Chun Plastics Co., Ltd. and Sumitomo Bakelite Co., Ltd. of Japan, was established to produce epoxy molding compounds for encapsulation of integrated circuits (IC).
  • Dairen Chemical (M) Sdn. Bhd. was established in Malaysia. Production of VAE emulsion was commenced in 2000.
  • Chang Chun Plastics Co., Ltd. constructed a dry film photoresist plant at Hsinchu Factory, incorporating technologies from Tokyo Ohka Co., Ltd. (TOK).
1997
  • Dairen Chemical Corporation successfully developed the manufacturing technologies for 1,4-butanediol (BDO). In Dairen’s Dafa Factory in southern Taiwan, the construction of the BDO plant was started and production was commenced in 1998.
1994
  • Chang Chun Petrochemical Co., Ltd. completed the plant construction at its Miaoli Factory for producing high-purity electronic grade hydrogen peroxide used in semiconductors industry and commenced its production.
  • Dairen Chemical’s Vinyl acetate-ethylene redispersible powder (VAE Powder; VAEP) plant at Kaohsiung Factory was commenced for production.
1993
  • Chang Chun DPN Chemical Industry Ltd. was established in Indonesia, producing molding materials and paper strength resins.
1990
  • Triplex Chemical Corporation was established jointly by Chang Chun Petrochemical Co., Ltd. and Yee Fong Chemical & Industrial Co., Ltd. Triplex mainly produces epichlorohydrin with technical support from Showa Denko K.K. of Japan.
1989
  • Chang Chiang Chemical Co., Ltd. was established jointly by Chang Chun Plastics Co., Ltd. and Adeka Corporation (formerly Asahi Denka Co., Ltd.). Adeka’s technologies were introduced to our Kaohsiung Factory to manufacture non-toxic PVC stabilizers. Starting in 1994, Miaoli Factory also began to produce antioxidants, which were sold via Chang Chiang Chemical Co., Ltd.
  • Tai Hong Circuit Ind. Co., Ltd.’s Hsinchu Factory was completed, and production of multilayer PCBs was commenced.
1988
  • Chang Chun Petrochemical Co., Ltd. independently developed copper foil manufacturing technologies and built a copper foil plant at Miaoli Factory.
  • Tsu Kong Co., Ltd., a joint venture between Chang Chun Plastics Co., Ltd. and Sumitomo Bakelite Co., Ltd. of Japan, was established at Hsinchu Factory to sell epoxy molding compounds for encapsulation of semiconductor devices.
  • Polybutylene Terephthalate (PBT) plant was completed at Chang Chun Plastics Co., Ltd.’s Kaohsiung Factory, and production was commenced.
  • Taiwan Engineering Plastics Co., Ltd., a joint venture among Chang Chun Group, Hoechst AG of Germany, Hoechst Celanese Corp. of USA, and Polyplastics Co., Ltd. of Japan, was established to produce Polyoxymethylene (POM) engineering plastic.
1986
  • The technology of Sumitomo Bakelite Co., Ltd. of Japan was introduced to produce copper clad laminates at Chang Chun Plastics Co., Ltd.’s Hsinchu Factory.
  • Dairen Chemical Corp.’s Vinyl acetate-ethylene (VAE) Emulsion plant no. 1 & no. 2 were commenced at Ta-She Factory in southern Taiwan.
1983
  • The paraformaldehyde plant was constructed at Hsinchu Factory, and its commercial operation was commenced.
1982
  • Technical cooperation was formed with Adeka Corporation (formerly Asahi Denka Co., Ltd.) to construct epoxidized soybean oil (ESBO) plant at Miaoli Factory.
  • Chang Chun Plastics Co., Ltd. commissioned epoxy resin plant at Hsinchu Factory with own developed technologies.
1980
  • Chang Chun Plastics Co., Ltd. completed its Hsinchu Factory in northern Taiwan, and the productions of urea molding compounds and phenolic molding compounds were moved to the new factory from Shipai Factory.
1979
  • Dairen Chemical Corporation was founded to produce vinyl acetate monomer (VAM) via the technologies licensed from Bayer AG.
1978
  • DuPont’s technologies were introduced to produce hydrogen peroxide at Miaoli Factory.
1973
  • Polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) manufacturing process was successfully developed by Chang Chun Petrochemical Co., Ltd. After first PVA plant was constructed, second PVA plant employing continuous process was built in 1976.
1971
  • Chang Chun Plastics Co., Ltd. constructed Kaohsiung Factory in southern Taiwan to produce formaldehyde, urea molding compounds, and urea resin adhesive to meet demands in southern Taiwan.
1969
  • Located in Taoyuan, Taiwan, Tai Hong Circuit Ind. Co., Ltd. was jointly established by Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company, Inc., Japan Printed Circuit Association, and Chang Chun Group, to produce and sell printed circuit boards (PCB). It was the first PCB manufacturing plant in Taiwan.
1964
  • Chang Chun Petrochemical Co., Ltd. was established with its first factory located in Miaoli in central part of Taiwan. The factory produced methanol from local natural gas, and it was the first gas cracker plant in Taiwan.
1961
  • The first formaldehyde plant was built, producing raw material for phenolic molding compounds, urea molding compounds, and urea resin adhesive.
1957
  • Chang Chun Plastics Co., Ltd. was founded with its factory located in Shipai, Peitou District (in the outlying area of Taipei City). The factory produced phenolic molding compounds, urea molding compounds, and urea resin adhesive.
1956
  • Urea resin adhesive was successfully developed and put into production. This opened an era where Taiwan became the world leader in the plywood industry.
1949
  • Messrs Liao Ming-Kun, Lin Shu-Hong, and Tseng Shin-Yi founded Chang Chun Plastics Factory to produce phenolic molding compounds.