From January 12 to 14, the Company's quality management system passed the certification audit of the national military standard.
On January 18, Securities Times reported that the Company’s share placement has been successfully completed. The number of effective subscriptions was 71.6091 million shares, accounting for 93.85% of the total number of A shares that can be allocated. The amount of effective subscription was RMB 491 million. January 19 was the equity base date. According to the previous announcement, the Company's share placement was based on the total share capital at the end of 2009, with 3 shares placed for every 10 shares, and the placement price was RMB 6.86/share.
On January 18, the Company held the Seventeenth Conference of the Fifth Board of Directors to review and approve the off-site technical upgrading project of high-performance OTR radial tires with an investment of RMB 7.1 billion, and review and approve the technical upgrading project with annual production of 1,200,000 high-performance truck radial tires and the technical upgrading project with annual production of 50,000 high-performance OTR radial tires.
On February 18, the Company held the first extraordinary general meeting of shareholders of 2011 and approved the proposal of implementing the "Off-site Technical Project of High-performance Radial Tire Production Line", i.e., the off-site technical upgrading project with annual production of 1,200,000 high-performance truck radial tires and the off-site technical upgrading project with annual production of 50,000 high-performance OTR radial tires.
On February 23, the Company's registered trademark "Advance" and its picture won the Intellectual Property Reward of RMB 500,000 of the "China Well-known Trademark" in Guizhou Province.
On February 28, the chemical sciences section of the laboratory of the Technical Center won the title of “National ‘May 1’ Pacesetter Post for Female Workers".
On February 28, the groundbreaking ceremony for the off-site technical upgrading project of 12.8 million high-performance radial tires of the Company was held in Dingguan Village, Zhazuo Town, Xiuwen County. Zhai Yan, the Vice Mayor of Guiyang City, hosted the ceremony. Zhao Kezhi, the Governor of Guizhou Province, sent a message of congratulation. Li Jun, the Secretary of Guiyang Municipal Party Committee read the message and announced the commencement of the project. Yuan Zhou, the Mayor of Guiyang City, gave a speech and congratulation. Ma Shichun, the Chairman of the Company, introduced the technical transformation project. A great number of leaders attended the groundbreaking ceremony and laid the foundation, including He Wenjiang, the Director of the Provincial Bureau of Human Resources and Social Security, Yang Yueguang, the Director of the Provincial Bureau of Housing and Urban-Rural Construction, Xue Baojun, the Deputy Director of the Provincial State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission, Cheng An, the Vice Chairman of the Provincial Federation of Trade Unions, Wu Xiaosen, the Deputy Director of the Provincial Bureau of Economic and Information Technology, Chen Jun, the Deputy Director of the Provincial Department of Transportation, Huang Li, the President of Guizhou Branch of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Hu Weiwei, the Deputy Director of the Provincial Administration for Industry and Commerce, Wang Baojian, the Secretary of the Municipal Party Committee, Xia Gang, the Vice Chairman of the Municipal Committee of CPPCC, Kang Zhengchuan, the General Representative of Military Representative Office of PLA Second Artillery Corps in Guiyang, and Kang Bin, the Deputy General Representative, as well as the leaders of relevant departments and the main leaders of Xiuwen County and the township.
In March, the Company is committed to environmental protection in production and development, and strove to build an environmentally friendly enterprise and made six environmental commitments to the society.
On March 22, Li Zhanshu, the Incumbent Secretary of the Party Committee of Guizhou Province, accompanied by Li Jun, the Secretary of the Municipal Party Committee, inspected the Company's off-site technical upgrading project in Zhazuo. Chairman Ma Shichun reported to Secretary Li Zhanshu about the progress of the new projects and the operation of the Company. Li Jun, the Secretary of the Municipal Party Committee, introduced the development of Guizhou Tyre in recent years and its position and strength in the chemical industry to Secretary Li Zhanshu. Secretary Li Zhanshu expressed satisfaction with the Company’s development and stressed that efforts should be made to overcome the difficulties faced by the Company, and accelerate the construction of the new projects and strive for early production. He also carefully understood the practical problems encountered during the construction of the project, repeatedly advised the relevant departments to actively help enterprises coordinate the solution of power supply, loan financing, project approval, etc., and provided good conditions for speeding up project construction.
On March 25, Vice Governor Sun Guoqiang went to the construction site of Company's Zhazuo project for investigation.
On April 2, Jinguan Sub-district Office in Yunyan District and the Company were proposed to build a community health service center in Jinguan, Yunyan District, Guiyang City to expand the scale of staff & workers hospital of Guizhou Tyre.
On April 8, the Company was listed as the first batch of intellectual property protection enterprises in Guiyang.
On April 25, Sun Gan and his party from the Central Party Construction Research Team visited the Company for investigation, accompanied by Shen Zhendong, Li Jun, Hou Zhengmao and Wang Baojian.
On April 27, the Company was awarded a plaque titled “Quality Trustworthy Enterprise in China” by the China Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Association.
On May 5, the opening ceremony of the Master of Engineering Seminar of Qingdao University of Science and Technology and the unveiling ceremony of the master-postgraduate joint training base were held in the Company.
On May 23, Li Zhanshu, the incumbent secretary of the Guizhou Provincial Party Committee, and Zhao Kezhi, led the representative, who participated in the Observation Tour to the Construction Site in Guizhou Province to visit Zhazuo new base of Guizhou Tyre. Chairman Ma Shichun introduced the off-site technical upgrading project of Guizhou Tyre to the leaders of the Provincial Party Committee and the representatives.
In May, the Company's party committee issued an initiative to all party members to comprehensively carry out the activity themed by "One Party Member, One Banner; Excel in Performance, Strive for Being the Pioneer", and create the best performance as a gift presented to the 90th anniversary of the founding of the Chinese Communist Party.
On June 10, the Company was recognized by the Ministry of Science and Technology Information as the “Demonstration Enterprise of Application of Information Technology Engineering in Manufacturing Industry”.
In June, the development photos of the Company were presented in the Grand Photo Exhibition - "Under the Glorious Flag" to Commemorate the 90th Anniversary of the Founding of the Chinese Communist Party, which was well received by the public.
On June 17, the "Create an Ecological Civilized Enterprise" event of the Company was officially launched.
On July 1, the Company's party committee won the title of “National Advanced Primary Party Organization” in Guizhou Province.
On July 2, the Company's party committee won the title of “National Advanced Primary Party Organization” in Guizhou Province.
On July 2, the Company's party committee won the title of “Advanced Collective of Efficient and Clean Government".
From July 6th to 10th, the China Compulsory Certification (CCC) was certified by Beijing Zhonghua Combination Certification Co., Ltd. (HQC).
On July 11, the China Securities Regulatory Commission approved the Company's public offering of RMB 800 million in bonds.
On July 15, the first nitrogen vulcanized tire of the production line with annual production of 700,000 high-performance all-steel truck radial tires was launched, and its specification was 11R24.5GL268D tubeless one.
On July 22, the employees of the Company donated RMB 70,848 to the flood-stricken areas in Guizhou Province.
On August 23, Vice Governor Sun Guoqiang and his entourage visited the Company to investigate the employment situation of college graduates.
On August 26, the Company established the National Vocational Skills Appraisal Institute to strengthen the vocational skills of employees, promote the training of middle and senior technicians of the Company, upgrade the training level, accelerate the skill reserve of skilled personnel and the construction of skilled talents, and implement the strategy of strengthening enterprises with talented team. Pu Xiaobo was appointed as the leader of the Appraisal Institute.
On August 27, the Company's laboratory testing capability CNAS was approved by the supervisory review.
On September 16, the all-steel radial tire and bias tire of “Advance” brand of the Company were confirmed as the “Guizhou Famous-Brand Product” in 2011.
In October, as published by the Rubber and Plastics News, the Company ranked 28th among the World's Top 75 Tire Manufacturers in 2011.
On October 12, the Company passed the evaluation of the Best Credit Enterprise (AAA) in Guizhou Province in 2011.
On October 17, the Company held the fourth extraordinary general meeting of shareholders in 2011 to deliberate and approve the proposal to participate in the subscription of 144,000,000 shares of Guiyang Rural Commercial Bank Co., Ltd.
On October 27, the Presidium meeting of China Rubber Industry Association was held in Guiyang. The delegates visited the one-stage production line and "Samson" tire production line of the Rubber Mixing Center of the Company.
On November 8, Mayor Li Zaiyong and Vice Mayor Zhai Yan came to the Company for investigation and visited the "Samson" tire production line.
On November 10, Hu Xiangqi, the Chief Engineer of the Company's Truck Radial Tire Branch, and Liao Chengchen, the Electrician of Power Supply Company, were elected as deputies of the 16th National People's Congress of Guiyang City.
On November 23, the all-steel radial tire and bias tire of “Advance” brand were confirmed as the “Guizhou Famous-Brand Product” in 2011.
In November, Huang Gege, the National Model Worker and the Executive Deputy General Manager of the Company was selected as the cover person of the 11th issue of Guiyang Workers' Movement magazine sponsored by the Municipal Federation of Trade Unions.
On December 14, the Company decided to merge Second Branch, Fourth Branch and Fifth Branch to form a truck bias tire branch, with Wang Zhanglin as the general manager, and Hou Yihe and Yang Hua as the deputy general managers.
In December, the Company was included the first batch of winning the title of “Innovative Enterprises” in Guiyang.
From December 12 to 15, the Company passed the review of the national military standard system for certification renewal.
On December 26, the Company was granted the “Certificate of Occupational Health Standardization in Guizhou Province”.
In December, Guizhou Green High-Performance Tire Engineering Technology Research Center was established in the Company. Chairman Ma Shichun was appointed as the Director of the Research Center and the Chairman of the Technical Committee.