Tianqi Lithium -The world's leading company that produces lithium from ores with the most superior resources and industrial chains (SZ.002466)
Founded in October 1995 and listed on SZSE in 2010, Sichuan Tianqi Lithium Industries Inc. (hereinafter referred to as “Tianqi Lithium” or the “Company”) is the world’s largest company that produces lithium from ores and the leading company of domestic lithium industry, and it is also a key enterprise of “strategic emerging industry” supported by the provincial government. It is located in Shehong County, Suining City, the center of the national Chengdu-Chongqing Economic Zone, the fourth pole of economic growth in China.
The Company mainly engages in the lithium resources development, and R&D, production and sales of mid- and high-end lithium products including battery grade lithium carbonate, battery grade lithium hydrate, industrial grade lithium carbonate, high purity lithium carbonate, battery grade anhydrous lithium chloride, lithium dihydrogen phosphate and battery grade lithium metal. It has successively passed the certification of ISO9001, ISO14001, GB/T28001 and SGS. Trademark “Likunda” has been rated as a famous trademark of Sichuan Province, and "Likunda lithium carbonate" as a famous brand product of Sichuan Province.
Tianqi Lithium is a national high-tech enterprise, innovative pilot enterprise of Sichuan Province, IPR advantageous enterprise of Sichuan Province, and postdoctoral innovation practice base of Sichuan Province. It has established the first provincial enterprise technology center and the first provincial industry-university-research institute alliance in this industry. In recent years, through the increasing efforts to technical innovation and R&D, the Company has obviously strengthened its core competitiveness, and possesses 56 state-granted patents (including 13 invention patents), 3 national key new products, 1 provincial high-tech innovative product, 3 provincial scientific and technological achievements, one second prize and one third prize of provincial science and technology progress award. It has taken the lead in drafting and formulating over 20 industrial and national standards, undertaken two national torch programs, and it is main founder of China Non-Ferrous Metals Industry Association (CNMIA) Lithium Industry Branch.
Seven strategic emerging industries, including “new energy, new materials and new-energy automobile” have been listed into the leading and pillar industries of China’s national economy. In March 2013, National Development and Reform Committee (NDRC) announced the “Guiding Category for Key Products and Services of Strategic Emerging Industries”, and the lithium ion battery materials, including lithium manganate, lithium iron phosphate, ternary materials and other anode materials, and new lithium manganate, lithium iron phosphate and ternary materials are listed into the Category.
Being diligent and responsible since listed, the Company has seen normative development, taken the initiative to maintain the relations with investors and fulfill its social responsibilities, established harmonious employment relations and presented a positive market image. By virtue of its intensive growth, such as technical upgrade, scale expansion, quality improvement and clean production, the Company has obtained the mining right of spodumene ores in Cuola, Yajiang County, Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture. The Company takes the opportunity of collaborating with Aerospace Shanghai in arranging the dynamic lithium battery industry and strives to improve its company value.
The Company’s vision is to build itself into a world’s first class lithium battery enterprise with a full industrial chain. Taking prospering China’s lithium industry as its responsibility, the Company never stops its steps in “laying solid foundation for upper-stream business, strengthening middle-stream business and developing lower-stream business”. It makes full use of the functions of the capital market, and endeavors in developing a full industrial chain and circular economic chain for lithium batteries, to transform itself from the world’s largest lithium extracting company into the world’s giant lithium resources exploration and processing company.