At 1:16 pm, November 6, the entire PTMEG facilities of Sinochem International accomplished the trial operation successfully. According to the data of analysis and test, the product quality reached advanced international level, making Sinochem International the second company possessing the one-step PTMEG production patent in the world. President Liu Deshu of Sinochem sent a letter to congratulate the successful trial operation.
On September 20, 2003, President Liu Deshu of Sinochem personally went to Taicang to chair the foundation stone laying ceremony. With the hard work of Taicang project staff over 13 months, the PTMEG project finally put into operation. The success of the trial operation indicates a breakthrough of the strategic transition of Sinochem International and lays down a solid foundation for the future business expansion of the company. It also proves that the road of building industrialized facilities based on self-owned IPR is workable.