Fongs

FONG'S History

Every success story has a beginning and several highlights. The story of FONG’S starts in a garage somewhere in Hong Kong, where Mr. Fong manufactured his first dyeing machine back in 1963. Ever since, the most popular brands in dyeing of finishing joined his company to become the biggest supplier of dyeing and finishing equipment world wide. 

As a major step toward further persification, the Group establishes Xorella Hong Kong Ltd. to acquire Xorella AG, which is engaged in the design and manufacture of yarn conditioning equipment.

2013

50 Years Anniversary!
50 years Experiences in Dyeing and Finishing 50 years International Business Experiences!

CHTC Fong’s Industries Zhongshan Project Phase II

The second phase of Fong’s Zhongshan project will be completed by end of 2014 and the new facility will have state-of-the-art automation which will also contribute to efficiency and cost benefits.

2012

Completion of CHTC Fong’s Industries Zhongshan Project Phase I

Fong’s has acquired a total area of 700,000 sq. meters of land and will construct approximately 400,000 sq. meters of factory. The first phase of project (area of 120,000 sq. meters) was completed on Sept which is mainly for Monforts Fong’s.

Fong’s Industries closed the deal in Frankfurt to fully acquire A. Monforts Texilmaschinen GmbH & Co. KG.

2011

Fong’s Industries Merged into China Hi-Tech Group Corporation - (CHTC) has completed its acquisition of the controlling shareholding in FONG’S Industries Co. Ltd. on Jun 2011.  CHTC now is the new major shareholder of FONG’S. The founder Mr. Fong Sou Lam and his family became the 2nd shareholder. CHTC is still remaining FONG’S as an independent public company at the HK stock exchange.

From now on, CHTC will strive to further enhance Fong’s market position and brand effect by offering strong support for its future development, achieving economy of scale in operation and further strengthening its competitiveness in the dyeing and finishing machinery industry.

2010

The former Then Maschinen GmbH was officially renamed as FONG’S EUROPE GMBH in June. In the following months, FONG’S EUROPE GMBH will acquire all assets of Goller Textilmaschinen GmbH. After the merger and acquisition, FONG’S EUROPE GMBH will become the sole operating company of the Fong’s Group in Germany: its headquarters and principal production site in Schwäbisch Hall as well as a second production site in Schwarzenbach. FONG’S EUROPE GMBH will promote all Group brands such as Fong’s, THEN and Goller.

Monforts Fong's has become the exclusive stenter range manufacturer for A. Monforts in China.

2008

Fong's Industries Co., Ltd. joins hands with The University of Hong Kong to establish the Fong's Research Centre for Advanced Mechanical Systems to support the University's applied research in advanced machineries.

2007

Fong's Institute of Advanced Materials and Processing is established.

Fong's Water Technology Company Limited and Fong's Water Technology and Conservation Equipment (Shenzhen) Company Limited are established.

The new manufacturing complex of Goller Textile Machinery (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd. is put into use in April.

2006

Xorella Hong Kong Limited launches a joint venture with Plexus Cotton Limited of the UK. The new joint venture company Plexxor Co. Limited is engaged in the marketing and sale of a new patented vacuum bale system.

The Group establishes Goller Textilmaschinen GmbH to acquire the fixed assets, inventory and all intellectual property rights of former GTM Goller Textilmaschinen GmbH. This step enables the Group to offer the customers a wide range of premium machinery from the same source.

Fong's National Engineering Co., Ltd. joins hands with The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology to set up Fong’s Institute of Advanced Materials and Processing to support the University's innovative research and development in advanced materials and processing.

2004

The Group establishes THEN Maschinen GmbH to acquire the former THEN Maschinen-and Apparatebau GmbH and Scholl-THEN GmbH. The high-quality THEN branded products made in Germany are an ideal supplement to Fong's Group

2002

2001

Fong's National Engineering (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd. completes the upgrading of its quality assurance system to the standard of ISO9001:2000.

1999

The Group joins forces with A. Monforts Textilmaschinen GmbH & Co. KG to establish Monforts Fong's Textile Machinery Co., Ltd. and Monforts Fong's Textile Machinery (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd. for the manufacture of fabric finishing equipment in China.

1998

Fong's National Engineering (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd. receives ISO9001:94 quality assurance certification from Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance.

Fong's National Engineering Co., Ltd. and RF Systems s.r.l Italy has entered into licensing agreement to manufacture radio frequency dryer.

1995

The plant and the 21-storey building with office and dormitory premises in Shenzhen are put into use. The production operation is relocated to China, and the Hong Kong office serves as the Group's administrative headquarters.

Tycon Alloy Industries (Hong Kong) Co., Ltd. and Tycon Alloy Industries (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd. are established and commence the investment and sand casting products manufacturing business.

1991

The Group acquires a 110,000-square-meter land site in Buji, Shenzhen for the construction of its own plant.  Fong's National Engineering (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd. is established.

1990

Fong's Industries Company Limited is listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited on 12th October.

1988

Fong's Steels Supplies Co., Ltd. is formed to conduct stainless steel trading. In addition to serving external customers, it also acts as the steel supplier for the Group's dyeing and finishing equipment manufacturing business.

The Group moves into its new Hong Kong headquarters in Tsing Yi, a 9-storey plant and office building with a floor area of approximately 16,000 square metres.

1979

In response to China's launch of its Reform and Opening Policy, Fong's becomes one of the first Hong Kong companies to explore the giant textile dyeing and finishing market in China. It is a key turning point for the Group's future development.

1969

The company is officially renamed Fong's National Engineering Co., Ltd. to reflect its principal business focus.

1963

Mr. Fong Sou Lam commences the dyeing and finishing machinery manufacturing business, which lays the foundation for the Group's future development.