Shanghai Carpoly Paint Co., Ltd. was established and opened a factory with an annual production capacity of over 180,000t.
The technology center of Carpoly Group was jointly recognized as the National Enterprise Technology Center by the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), Ministry of Finance, General Administration of Customs and State Administration of Taxation.
At the International Forum on Low Carbon Development of Guangdong, Carpoly was the first enterprise to obtain the carbon footprint certification in the paint industry because of its algae clay “all-in-one” wall paint and algae clay five-in-one wall paint products.
The American Journal Coatings World has listed Carpoly in the top 50 of global paints companies and the NO.1 enterprise in China, with a sales turnover of $311 million.
It also completed its acquisition of Guangdong Fabrico Chemical Co., Ltd., a company specializing in R&D and the production of texture coatings.
The group parent company was restructured into a joint-stock company and renamed as Carpoly Chemical Group Co., Ltd.
The testing center obtained the laboratory accreditation by China National Accreditation Service for Conformity Assessment (CNAS), and its test reports were internationally recognized.
Sichuan Carpoly Co., Ltd. was established and opened a factory with an annual production capacity of over 100,000t.
Guangdong Carpoly Chemical Group was established, and the parent company renamed as Guangdong Carpoly Chemical (Group) Co., Ltd.
Carpoly products were chosen to be used in environmental projects during the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
The largest waterborne wood paint production base in Asia, with an annual production capacity of 10,000t, was built and put into operation.
It maintains an uninterrupted growth rate of over 20% per year, with annual sales income exceeding $100 million.
Carpoly took the lead in launching paint for kids, i.e., "BB Oxygen Bar" emulsion paints for kids, which created a new benchmark in zero VOC.
"South China University of Technology - Carpoly Paints Technology R&D Center" was established to provide a full range of technical support.
Harmless and non-toxic polyurethane curing agent was successfully developed, which made Carpoly the first owner of such technology in China.
Xinhui Carpoly Chemical Co., Ltd. was established in Jiangmen, Guangdong, China.