Cement paves for the groundwork of constructions and growths. It is also Far Eastern Group's first step onto diversification. Asia Cement Corp. was established in 1957 and now leads the industry in terms of operating efficiency, production quality and profitability. The Company operates with two cement plants in Hsinchu and Hualien plus several pre-mix concrete plants throughout Taiwan. In China, Asia Cement has already built a fully vertically integrated cement production and marketing system through investments in Jiangxi Yadong Cement, Wuhan Ya Dong Cement, and Nanchang Yadong Cement, to be added with cement plants located in Sichuan and HubeiProvinces. Together with concrete products companies established in Shanghai, Nanchang and Chengdu, the Companyˇ¦s operations will cover the west, central and eastern provinces along Yangtze River.
Asia Cement not only adopts state-of-the-art precalcining suspension preheater kilns, but also generates power and lowers costs through its waste heat recycling system. With lasting efforts in electronic dust collection equipment and greenification landscaping, the Company was the first in Taiwanˇ¦s cement industry to be awarded ISO-14001 certification and has won the prestigious environment-friendly enterprise award for three consecutive years in recognition of its outstanding achievements in environmental protection and efficiency.
Under "full capacity operation and full sale" strategy, Asia Cement's "Skyscraper" cement enjoys fine reputation for quality in Taiwan and abroad. The Company markets its products in Taiwan, China, Singapore, Hong Kong, and throughout Southeast Asia. Its annual output already exceeds 10 million tons. In future, Asia Cement will continue to expand its capacity in Taiwan and China to develop its operations from eastern and central China to as far as western China. The company is expected to build up a world-class cement empire with annual capacity exceeding 20 million tons by 2010.