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History

1966
  • Company chairman established Zi Fa iron plant, focused on the manufacture of plastic injection molding machinery. Machines models produced included 2oz-5oz. Company capital was 600 000NTD, with 15 employees.
1973
  • Plan moved to Liujia ding, Yongkang District, Tainan City, and renamed Xin Zi Fa machinery works, taking up over 660 m2 of space, manufacturing 2oz-40oz machines. Company capital increased to 6 million NTD, with 50 employees.
1980
  • Moved to Yanxing village, Yongkang District, Tainan City, where Chuan Lih Fa machinery works Co. Ltd. was founded, taking up over 3900m2 of space. Company capital increased to 10 million NTD with 80 employees, manufacturing 20oz-150oz machines that uses traditional relays as control system. Began to develop IC control system which not only increase precision but also life of use.
1983
  • Produced the country’s largest injection molding machine, with clamping force as high as 2000T, injection volume up to 260oz, which was ahead of peers in the industry.
1984
  • Established CLF plant 2 (Zhenteng machinery works Co. Ltd.), mainly involved in the processing of plastic injection machine components. The plant is now over 8200 m2, and the company capital increased to 49.9 million NTD with 110 employees.
1986
  • Obtained A-grade in quality control and considered manufacture of excellence.
  • Began developing microprocessor injection molding machinery.
1989
  • Prize of CHAMPION EXPORTER in plastic injection molding machines.
1990
  • Established CLF plant 3 (Guanteng Co. Ltd.), occupying 6600 m2, with staff of 55. Mainly involved in plastic product processing, and uses the experience of actual production for making improvement to machine quality. Currently in use are various models of injection molding machines.
  • Export sales in 1989 and 1990 was ranked top amongst its peers in the industry in the Ministry of Economics’ list of export vendor of excellence.
1991
  • Received the third Domestic excellent machinery Golden Dragon Award
1992
  • Established Zhongshan Chuan Lih Fa machinery Co. Ltd., occupying 50 hectares, and producing 100T-1380T plastic injection molding machines for sales locally and abroad.
1993
  • Received the good product design award in the 1993 National design month design excellence competition, held by the Foreign Trade Development Association, at the Bureau of Industry, Ministry of Economic Affairs.
1994
  • Merger between Zhenteng machinery works Co. Ltd. and CLF machinery works Co. Ltd. Company capital increased to 99.9 million NTD, with annual turnover of 600 million NTD (~24 million USD). 400 machines were produced by the Taiwan plant, 200 by the Zhongshan plant, where local and overseas sales were equally divided.
  • Received the logo of Taiwan excellence product in the Taiwan excellence award
1996
  • Received U.S. Patent for injection machine in June
  • New improved plastic injection molding machine installation patent obtained in August
1997
  • Passed ISO9001 certification
  • Successful joint development of JA computer control with Japan in June
  • Received the merit prize for innovative product development at the Taipei international plastic exhibition
  • Successfully developed the CLF-850TH composite injection machine
1998
  • Due to increasing market demand, the Guanmiao plant was established, occupying over 33 000m2
  • Development of TW models, as well as developing the dual action (two-way) and triple action (three-way) plastic injection molding machines and obtaining the patent thereof
  • Developed the new injection shift labor-saving device and obtained the patent thereof
1999
  • Developed the hydraulic servo control full close circuit high speed injection molding machine
  • Established Quanshen machinery Co. Ltd. in Shanghai, assembling 80T-
  • 400T plastic injection molding machines
  • Technical collaboration with Japan’s Meitki OEM, producing 50T-200T direct pressure injection machines
  • Collaboration with ITRI, Taiwan to develop the semi-solid magnesium alloy injection machine commercialization project.
2000
  • Successful development of CLF-250TR three-color-three-material injection molding machine
  • Development of electric storage device for injection molding machine and obtaining patent thereof in May
  • Obtained patent in China for the mobile mold wall moving device for injection molding machine in November
  • Successfully developed JB computer control with Japan in November
  • Successfully developed the semi-solid magnesium alloy injection machine commercialization project with ITRI, Taiwan.
2001
  • Expansion at the Zhongsheng plant in Guandong province, China. Plant now occupies 23 000m2
  • Development of TY series of plastic injection molding machine.
  • Successfully developed JB computer control with Japan in November
2002
  • Developed and obtained new patent on mobile mold wall moving device for injection molding machine in February
  • Developed and obtained new improved patent on mold turntable positioning structure for injection molding machine in August
  • Developed and obtained new improved patent on mold turntable, composite diversion device for turntable cooling and hydraulics circuit in multi-color multi-material injection molding machine in November
  • Successfully developed the CLF-800TR two-color turn table machine
  • Successfully developed the CLF-1000TR two-color turn table machine
2003
  • Passed CE certification for the entire TY machine series
  • Received new patent for structural improvements on aqueous liquid assisted injection molding in China on March 24
  • Developed and obtained new improved patent for mold positioning structure in injection machine
  • Successfully developed 550TY PET perform machine, 48-mold-5-circuit, three-station mold automatic external cooling system
  • Successfully developed CLF-3000T
  • OEM/ODM technical collaboration with Meiki, Japan to produce 40T-450T all-electric injection machines
2004
  • Successfully developed CLF-350TX, 48-mold PET blood collection tube machine
  • Successfully developed CLF-3000TE, super large wide mold template machine
  • Successfully developed CLF-2200T
  • Successfully developed CLF-3500T super-large machine
  • Successfully developed CLF-450TW, 4-mold 5 gallon PET preform machine
  • Successfully developed CLF-450TY, multi-circuit quick circulation 20L paint bucket machine
  • Successfully developed CLF450-TYR, three-color-three-station machine
2005
  • Successfully developed JD computer control with Japan in January
  • New patent obtained for aqueous liquid assisted injection molding in April
  • Successfully developed 4000T injection unit
2006
  • New patent obtained for developing multi-circuit structure pressure maintenance for plastic injection molding
  • Received the merit prize for development of innovative product at Taipei international plastic and rubber machinery exhibition
  • Successfully developed 1200TWR three-color injection machine
  • Obtained new patent for blow molding device of injection molding machine in China on September 1
  • Successfully developed CLF-230TX-IML in-mold labeling machine
2007
  • Developed and obtained new patent for blow molding device of injection molding machine in February
  • Developed and obtained patent for injection molding machine with out-curving clamping structure
  • Successfully developed CLF-950TXR two-color machine
  • Technical collaboration with Lomold, South Africa to develop high-speed low-pressure long-fiber injection machine
  • Began building Vietnam plant
  • Tri-plant R&D building completed
2008
  • Developed and obtained patent for injection molding method reciprocating strut telescopic structure
  • Kushan office renamed to Kushan branch
  • Developed and obtained patent for sandwich internal supercritical foaming injection molding device and method
  • Received the excellence prize for development of innovative product at Taipei international plastic and rubber machinery exhibition
  • Successfully developed CLF-180AE all electric machine
  • Successfully developed servo energy conservation system
  • Successfully developed CLF-750TW ribbon machine in June
  • Successfully developed CLF-450AE, LGP machine
2009
  • Successfully developed CLF-450AE, all-electric machine with injection of 600mm/sec – Taiwan’s fastest
  • Successfully developed CLF-950TP double mold template and obtained the patent for double mold template clamping mechanism in December
  • Vietnam plant completed in December
  • Successfully developed CLF-600TW-IML, 20L paint bucket in-mold labeling machine
2010
  • Received the merit prize for development of innovative product at Taipei international plastic and rubber machinery exhibition
  • Successfully developed JF computer control with Japan in January
  • Successfully developed CLF-230AE all-electric machine in January
  • Successfully developed CLF-3000T long fiber board machine in May
  • Successfully developed CLF-3000TP double mold template machine in September
  • Successfully developed CLF-285AE all-electric machine in October
  • Successfully developed CLF-950TS out-curving injection machine in November
  • Successfully developed CLF-2000T long fiber board machine in December
2011
  • Successfully developed CLF-120AE all-electric machine in March
  • Successfully developed CLF-120TXR, CLF-180TXR mixed-color machine in August
  • Developed and obtained patent for rapid circulation multi-circuit system for plastic injection molding in November
  • Successfully developed CLF-285TWR two-color machine in December
2012
  • Industry-university collaboration with Southern Taiwan University of Science and Technology, participating in the industrial technology foresight research program under the guidance of the industrial development bureau. Successfully developed CLF-350AE-PET, all-electric PET blood collection tube for medical use only machine
  • Successfully developed 3500TP double-mold template injection machine in March
  • Successfully developed 1400TW out-curing injection machine in June
  • Received the excellence prize for development of innovative product at Taipei international plastic and rubber machinery exhibition
  • Successfully developed 1600TR two-color machine in September
  • Successfully developed 1400TXR two-color machine in December
  • Successfully developed 1400TXM co-injection, interval injection, mixed-color three-color machine in December
2013
  • Successfully developed CLF-500TWR servo electric turntable two-color machine, and CLF-285TXL long-fiber injection machine in March
  • Successfully developed CLF-2500TP double-mold template machine in July
  • Successfully developed CLF-230AE-STM stacking mold electric injection machine, and successfully developed KEBA computer control in Austria in August
  • Developed and obtained patent in Taiwan and China for electrical injection structure improvement in injection machine in September
  • Developed and obtained patent in Taiwan and China for clamp force senor device for opening and closing injection machine mold in September
  • Developed and obtained patent in Taiwan and China for synchronous power assistance mechanism for opening and closing injection machine mold in September
  • Developed and obtained patent in Taiwan and China for synchronous injection power assistance mechanism for injection machine in September
  • Developed and obtained patent in Taiwan and China for aft-wall positioning clamping force sensor device for injection machine in September
  • Developed and obtained patent for pressure accumulator initiation acceleration circuit system for injection machine in September
  • Developed and obtained new patent for improvements on electrical injection structure in injection machine in September
  • Developed and obtained new patent for supersonic mold clamping sensor device in injection machine in September
  • Developed and obtained new patent for electrohydraulic injection molding machine in September
  • Developed and obtained patent for intelligent automatic clamping force adjustment system in September
2014
  • Successfully developed CLF-2800TWII, new wide mold template out-curing injection machine in March
  • Developed and obtained new patent for superfine foaming injection molding device in November
  • Successfully developed CLF-180TXM, CLF-350TXM. CLF-600TXM, co-injection, mixed-color multi-purpose machine
  • CLF-180TX-CEO superfine foaming injection machine received the merit prize for development of innovative product at Taipei international plastic and rubber machinery exhibition
  • CLF-350AE-PET all-electric PET blood collection tube medical use only machine’s super-high circulation multi-mold cleaning product, turnkey electrical precision injection molding system received the 2015 Taiwan excellence award
2015
  • Developed and obtained new patent for closed circulation lubrication system in injection machine in January
  • Successfully developed CLF-230AE-HB, hybrid injection machine in April
  • Obtained U.S. patent for synchronous power assistance mechanism in g injection machine in September
  • Developed and obtained new patent for pre-opening system for injection machine molding in November
  • Developed and obtained new patent for time-saving device for mold injection in injection machine in November
  • Successfully developed CLF-230TXM, co-injection, mix-color multi-purpose three-color machine in December
  • Successfully developed CLF-2200TWII, new wide mold template out-curing injection machine in December
  • Successfully developed CLF-1800 TWIIR, three-color two-station, three-color three-station injection machine in December
  • Successfully developed CLF-600TXL long fiber injection machine in December
2016
  • Successfully developed CLF-500TWII, new wide mold template out-curing injection machine in May
  • Successfully developed CLF-450AE-HB, hybrid injection machine in May
  • Developed and obtained new patent for mobile linear track structure improvement in injection machine in May
  • Successfully developed multi-material turntable injection molding device, patent pending
  • CLF-230TW multi-purpose intelligent circulation lubricating plastic injection molding machine received the merit prize for development of innovative product at Taipei international plastic and rubber machinery exhibition
  • Successfully developed CLF-1500TWII, new wide mold template out-curving injection machine in September
  • Successfully developed CLF-285TWM, CLF-400TWM, co-injection, mixed-color multi-purpose three-color machine in September
  • Successfully developed CLF-1100TWII, new wide mold template out-curving injection machine
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