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  • 1985

    Hengan Industrial Company Limited was established in 1985, as one of the pioneer enterprises produce sanitary napkin in China, with"Anle" sanitary napkins as its main product. In the end of 1980s, “Anle” sanitary napkin maintained the leading position of sanitary napkin market, which took 40% sanitary napkin market shares in China.

  • 1991

    Manufacturing facilities were built in strategic location throughout the nation, while our first branch company was established in Chongqing. By 2012, Hengan had built over 40 branch companies in 14 provinces/municipalities with total assets in excess RMB20 billion.

  • 1993

    “Anerle”brand sanitary with flaps launched as the upgraded sanitary napkin.

  • 1996

    Hengan started to operate“Anerle”brand baby diapers business.

  • 1997

    Tapped the household tissue paper industry by setting up Hengan Paper in Changde, Hunan.

  • 1998

    Hengan International Group listed on the Stock Exchange of HongKong.

  • 1999

    Employed the“Elderjoy”brandname, Hengan launched the adult diapers industry in domestic in 1999.

  • 2002

    Thomas group of United States, one of the world famous management consulting companies, was engaged to help implementing full-scale management reforms at Hengan known as "Operation TCT", with the aim of fostering a top-tier PRC manufacturer of daily products and laying solid foundations for development in future century.
    Acquisition of Li Ren Tang Ji'an Cosmetics Co.,Ltd in Jiangxi, Hengan operated the “Missmay”line of cosmetic and cleaning lines.

  • 2003

    Ongoing expansion of our paper business with the construction of raw tissue paper manufacturing bases in Weifang, Shangdong and Jinjiang, Fujin, to complement the Changde plant in Hunan.

  • 2004

    Acquisition of Hong Kong Pharmacare Company Limited by Hengan Holdings.

  • 2008

    Hengan acquired Fujian Qinqin Foodstuffs company Limited;
    Booz consulting, another world famous management consulting companies, stationed Hengan group to drive our "Second-wave" reform which focused on target management.

  • 2009

    FFull-scale implementation of the Performance Excellence System .
    Sales exceeding the benchmark of RMB10 billioN.

  • 2010

    Implemented plants for the construction of Hengan Paper's manufacturing bases in Chongqing and Wuhu of Anhui, aiming to increase the aggregate production capacity of its 5 principal bases of raw paper production to 0.9 million tons by 2012.
    Launched the infant and child products under the brandname of "Junichi" in joint venture with Junichi of Japan.

  • 2011

    Admission of Hengan International as a Hang Seng Index constituent stock on June 7th,2011.

  • 2013

    In 2013, Hengan group’s sales proceeds reached 21.186 billion Hong Kong dollars, and taxed 1.2 billion yuan.

  • 2014

    On March 13, Hengan group and IBM signed a project contract to start “Third-wave”reform, which aimed at establishing Hengan’s big data industry pattern.

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