1998

Founded by Dr. Chris (Ching-Fan) Chiu, with the head office in Taipei City.

1999

The eco-friendly antioxidant Chinox 850 specially designed for ABS resins, was co-patented with Chimei Corporation.

2000

Relocated to the MIT Industrial Park in Taipei County and established a dedicated R&D lab.

Launched Chivacure® TPO, a photoinitiator specially designed for optical fiber coatings.

2001

Chitec UV absorbers received approval from PPG, a world-leading coatings company.

Certified to ISO 9001.

2002

Chitec UV absorbers received approval for applications in photographic films and paper from Eastman Kodak.

2004

Established the R&D center and the first sole-owned plant in Hsinchu Industrial park, Taiwan.

Chitec Technology launched IPO.

2005

Hsinchu plant started operation.

Certified to ISO 9001.

2006

Awarded first place for the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant in the Consumer Goods and Chemical Industries Division by the Industrial Development Bureau.

2007

Established the Shanghai sales office.

2008

Relocated HQ to Da-an District, Taipei City.

Launched a proprietary antioxidant Trisphenol for Carestream in medical X-Ray film applications.

2009

Established the Chitec Europe office to operate REACH registration affairs (closed in 2013).

2010

Listed on the emerging stock market in Taiwan (Code: 3430)

2011

Introduced a patented broad-spectrum and high-efficiency antioxidant Revonox® 501, which completed TSCA registration and received FDA approval.

2013

Received the DuPont Supplier Quality Award for 2012 and 2013.

2014

Establishment of Chitec Changhua Plant, and start-up the OEM production for the novel Flame Retardant FCX-210 of Teijin Chemical.

2015

Established the Chitec US sales office and warehouse logistics in Houston, TX.

2016

Revonox® 420V, a phenol-free antioxidant derived from palm oil, received FDA approval after years of effort.

2018

Chitec completed the REACH registration for more than 30 of its products.

Started mass production of the novel Waterborne UV Stabilizers Chiguard® WB series in the Hsinchu plant.

2019

Introduced the novel patented product R-gen® 990, a liquid photoinitiator designed for LED UV curing and black ink systems.

2020

The novel reactable UV absorber Chiguard® R-445, and the newly-developed UV blocker Chiguard® GA403 received global patents and completed the TSCA and REACH registrations.

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