Development History

Development of the Company

  • 1976
  • On April 8th, 1976 Weihai tire factory broke ground
  • 1978
  • On January 1th, 1978 Weihai tire factory operated
  • 1980
  • In 1980 Triangle was registered in the national industrial and commercial bureau
  • 1984
  • In July, 1984 Triangle set up technological development office
  • 1985
  • On May 6th, 1985 Triangle successfully exploited and designed 23.5-25 engineering tire, ending Shandong province’s history that is unable to product engineering tire
  • 1991
  • In 1991 Triangle was awarded as one of the country’s 500 largest industrial industries and one of the country’s 500 enterprises with best economic benefits.
  • 1992
  • In Match, 1992 Weihai tire factory was renamed Shandong tire factory
  • 1993
  • In October, 1993 Triangle passed the certification of ISO9001 quality system
  • On June 28th, 1993 The technological transformation project that produced 500,000 radial tires per day passed nation’s accreditation
  • 1994
  • In November, 1994 The auxiliary system imported from German was put into production
  • 1995
  • In 1995 Triangle’s first 9.00R20 TBR was produced
  • 1997
  • In October, 1997 Shandong Triangle Group Ltd. Set up
  • 1998
  • In December, 1998 Shandong Triangle Group Ltd. was renamed Triangle Group Co.,Ltd
  • In 1998, The technological transformation project that produced 520,000 radial tires successfully passed through national acceptance
  • 1999
  • In December, 1999 Triangle was the first among the tire industry that passed QS-9000 quality system certification and ISO14001 environment management system certification
  • 1999
  • In December, 1999 Triangle ranked 18th among the world tire industry published by the United States “rubber and plastic information”
    In October, 1999 Triangle passed ISO-10012 measurement system certification
  • 2000
  • In November, 2000 Triangle was the first to be approved to establish post-doctoral research center in domestic tire industry
  • In October, 2000 Triangle ranked the 15the among the world tire industry published by the United States “rubber and plastic information”
  • 2000
  • In January, 2000 Company’s technological exploit center was promoted to national technology center
  • 2001
  • In February, 2001 Triangle Group Co., Ltd held the establishment meeting
    In January, 2001 Company’s outcome of the statistic management to realize the goal of is a leader in tire industry was awarded the first prize in the seventh national review meeting of enterprise managing modern innovative outcome
  • 2002
  • On December 22th, 2002 Triangle established automotive company, research and exploit center for smart tire and suitability research project for tire and car with international and domestic companies and colleges
  • 2002
  • In November, 2002 The first 23.5R25 all steel radial tire researched and created by Triangle itself was published
  • 2003
  • In December, 2003 Triangle Group Co.,Ltd finished institution status change
    In August, 2003 Triangle ranked 418th among the top 500 enterprises of China
    In March, 2003 Ding Yuhua was elected to be one of delegates in the tenth NPC
  • 2005
  • In December, 2005 Triangle passed certification and review from DNV, the internationally renowned certificate authority, and was certificated by ISO/TS16949: 2002
  • 2005
  • On August 26th, 2005 Huasheng, the first OTR radial tire, was successfully produced
    In April, 2005 Triangle ranked 56th in the top 100 industrial enterprises of Shandong province and in the top 100 export enterprises
  • 2006
  • In June, 2006 The first-stage project of 12 million semi-steel tires were put into production
  • 2006
  • In March, 2006 Triangle passed certification and review from DNV, the internationally renowned certificate authority, and was certificated by ISO/TS16949: 2002
  • 2006
  • On March 3rd, 2006 Triangle had the honor to get the title of the world largest engineering manufactures for earthmoving machine and “the most excellent Chinese company” n 2005, judged by Caterpillar Inc
  • 2008
  • On October 3, 2008, Tony Helsham, the CEO and president of Volvo Construction Equipment, visited Triangle.
  • 2008
  • April 2008, The company was awarded the title of ‘2007 Golden Bee Social Responsible Corporate' and ‘leader enterprises’.
    On April 15th, 2008, The foundation stone laying ceremony’s Triangle industrial park. City leaders Wang Peiting, Dong Jingyou and Ma Shi attended the ceremony, ridging base with Ding Yuhua and other Triangle leaders.
    In January 2008, The company’s project ‘whole set production technology and equipment development of giant engineering radial tire " won the 2007 national science and technology progress award, which is the highest award the entire tyre industry got since the founding of new China.
  • 2009
  • In December, 2009 Triangle Tyre co., Ltd. won the first quality prize presented by province governor.
    In December 2009 , Triangle Group won the enterprise management prize of Shandong province.
  • 2009
  • In September 2009, Triangle ranked No.460 among the top 500 enterprises in China and No.41 in the Top 100 manufacturing industry in Shandong Province.
  • 2010
  • In November 12, Our company was awarded "2010 Outstanding Unit of the enterprise culture construction activities".
  • 2010
  • In September 2010 , Triangle Group ranked No.304 in the list of the largest 500 import and export companies.
    In September 4, 2010 China top 500 enterprises list was released. Triangle group ranked No.430, while also No.232 among the top 500 Chinese manufacturing industry enterprises
    In August 2010, Triangle signed framework agreement of Strategic cooperation.
  • 2010
  • In August 16, Triangle Tyre co., Ltd. established comprehensive strategic cooperation with Chery Group.
    In Augest 16, Triangle signed cooperation agreement with Chery Group.
  • 2010
  • In July 29, Triangle group got the platinum award of‘Caterpillar Best Supplier and Quality Enterprise Prize (SQEP), which is the highest level of this award. Triangle Group was also the first enterprise who got the platinum prize among Caterpillar's global suppliers.
    In June 29, China top 500 chemical enterprises released. Triangle Group ranked No.18.
    On March 20, 2010, The first tyre was produced in Triangle Industrial Park.
  • 2011
  • On December 28, 2011, 三Triangle Group was proudly awarded as one of the most motivation and innovation enterprises.
    On November 16th, National Engineering Laboratory of tyre industry was launched in Triangle Group.
  • 2011
  • On September 20th, 2011 Triangle Group won honorary title of "National Quality Work Advanced Unit".
    On September 3rd, 2011 China top 500 enterprises were released, Triangle group ranked No.442, while also the No.240 among China's manufacturing industry.
  • 2011
  • On Augest 19th, 2011, The first oversea technology research and development center set up in Akron, America.
    On July 18th, 2011, Triangle launched strategic cooperation signing ceremony with Lanxess AG and Xi'an Maxon Technology Engineering Co. Ltd.
  • 2011
  • In late May 2011, Hold by China National Chemical Information Association, China Chemical Industry Summit - Top 500 Competitive Chemical Enterprises Publish Conference was convened in Yichang, Hubei province. Triangle group ranked No.14 in the 2011 China's most competitive chemical enterprises.
    On April 25, 2011, Triangle group was awarded as“Pioneer energy-saving enterprise” of Shandong province.
  • 2011
  • On April 23 to 24, "2011 China Enterprise Competitiveness Annul Meeting - Good Faith and Development" was held in Beijing. Triangle group was awarded title of "China's most competitive brand enterprise".
    In February 2011, Triangle held assigning ceremony of strategic cooperation agreement with Tianjin University
  • 2011
  • On January 9th, The largest OTR produced in domestic market.
  • 2012
  • In 2012, Triangle made study visit to Russia.
    2012年the snow tire of Triangle passed harsh test in Finland.
  • 2012
  • In December 2012, The company was awarded title of "2012 China industry pioneer enterprise".
    On November 17th, 2012, The company got honorary title, "Example Integrity enterprise of Weihai".
  • 2012
  • From November 1th to 4th, 2012, Tiangle attended show in Las Vegas.
    On November 1st, 2012, The company fully implemented the EU law tags.
    On October 10, 2012, Vice governor of Shandong province, Mr. Zhang Jianguo visited Triangle Industrial Park.
  • 2012
  • On August 10th to 26th, 2012, Triangle Tyre traveled through the Russian territory, from Vladivostok to St Petersburg, totally 12000 kilometers.
    On June 28th, 2012, The company won the title of "first best employer enterprise in Shandong province".
    On June 26th, 2012, The company was awarded ‘culture construction demonstration unit’ by China petroleum and chemical industry association.
  • 2012
  • From June 5th to 8th,Triangle attended Eisie show in German.
    On May 18th, 2012, Mr. CAI limin, vice governor of Shandong province visited Triangle Industrial Park.
  • 2012
  • On May 4th, 2012, Triangle assigned cooperation agreement with Harbin Institute of Technology.
    In March, 2012, Triangle load meridian tyres, car radial tyres, engineering machinery tyres won the '2012 China rubber industry association recommend brand products'.
  • 2012
  • In February, 2012, The company carried out management system reform, with "chief executive responsibility system" as the core.
    In January, 2012, Triangle Group issued three-year MTN of $500 million.
  • 2013
  • On November 5th, 2013, Triangle attended auto parts fair in America.
  • 2013
  • In May, 2013, Triangle summit in the theme of innovation, cooperation, excellence, and win-win opened in Shanghai, setting up global market developing center.
  • 2013
  • On April 22th, 2013, Triangle donated 5 million Yuan to Yoann disaster area.
  • 2013
  • In March, 2013, Triangle escort for two sessions.
  • 2013
  • On match 22th, 2013, The mayor in Akron, Ohio visited Triangle with a delegation.
  • 2014

  • In January TRIANGLE OTR tires was named brand product by provincial quality & brand-name strategy promotion leading group
  • 2014

  • In February, Triangle attended UN/WP29 for the sixth time on behalf of Chinese tire industry and took part in the formulation of TKPH international standard for OTR tire.
  • 2014

  • In March, Ding Yuhua attended the second Session of the Twelfth National People’s Congress
  • 2014

  • In April , Triangle was awarded 2014 recommended brand by China Rubber Industry Association
  • 2014

  • Triangle participated at the Reifen Essen tire exhibition in Germany on 27th till 30th of May
  • 2014

  • In June, Triangle attended UN/WP29 for the seventh time on behalf of Chinese tire industry and took part in the formulation of TKPH international standard for OTR tire
  • 2014

  • On 22nd, October, Triangle’s E-commerce flagship store was newly opened in Tmall, an online shopping mall in China. Guangdong and Sichuan were chosen to be the pilot provinces
  • 2014

  • Triangle unveiled the new naming system for its new generation of consumer tires at SEMA Show 2014 in Las Vegas, NV, on the 1st week of November
  • In November , the cooperative ARJ simulation project with COMAC successfully got national appraisal
  • 2014

  • In November ,Triangle’s development project of high performance TBR with TRS and TRD tread pattern won the third prize of Scientific Technological Progress Award
  • In November , Triangle’s run-flat tire development made new breakthrough with the endurance test time reaching four times that of European standards
  • 2014

  • In December, Triangle was on the list of Top 500 most valuable brands
  • 2015

  • In February 2015,triangle radial tire for snow was listed among the brands China Rubber Industry Association was ready to recommend.
  • In February 2015,Triangle Group held the annual meeting to sum up the year of 2014 and plan the year of 2015.
  • 2015

  • During the Spring Festival of March 2015 ,Triangle Group joined hands with the high-speed rails to step up publicity and create favorable social atmosphere for its brand-promotion with the help of LED digital display and train media.
  • 2015

  • In Beijing, China, March 2015 ,Ding Yuhua, the board chairman of Triangle Group, attended the Third Session of the Twelfth National People's Congress of China.
  • 2015

  • In April 2015,Triangle Group celebrated its 39th anniversary and Ding Yuhua, the board chairman, mapped out new plans for its globalization strategy.。
  • In April 2015,Triangle Group attended the Singapore International Tire Exhibition.
  • 2015

  • In April 2015, Sun Jian’en, chief electric engineer of equipment engineering department, was awarded the title of “National Model Worker” of China.
  • 2015

  • In May 2015, Triangle Group held a ceremony to implement the essence of the commendation rally for national model workers and propagate the advanced deeds of Sun Jian’en.
  • 2015

  • In June 2015, Triangle Group opened to the pupils on Children’s Day.
  • 2015

  • In July 2015, Triangle tire was heavily favored at Panama International Fair.
  • 2015

  • In July 2015, the new generation of passenger vehicle tire, Triangle Group developed, debuted officially in Europe.
  • 2015

  • In July 2015, July 2015 witnessed the unveiling of Sprotex and Protract, two renewed passenger car tires of Triangle Group.
  • In August 2015,Triangle tire climbed up 4 places to 7th place according to the 2015 C-BPI rating.
  • 2015

  • In September 2015, Triangle Group visited the anti-Japanese war veterans.
  • 2015

  • In September 2015 ,Triangle tires appeared at the military parade commemorating the 70th anniversary of the victory of the Chinese People’s Anti-Japanese War.
  • 2015

  • In September 2015, Xinchang No.1 Central Primary School in Ya’an city funded by Triangle Group was put into use.
  • 2015

  • In September 2015 ,“Triangle Tire Going Global” summit was held in Weihai City, China.
  • 2015

  • In October 2015,the winners of the First New Concept Tire Design Contest were announced.
  • In November 2015,Triangle Tire Co. Ltd., opened the U.S. operations.
  • 2015

  • In November 2015, Triangle Group participated in the SEMA Show in the U.S.
  • 2015

  • In November 2015,Triangle Group refreshed its brand image at Asia Essen Tire Fair.
  • In December 2015,Triangle Industrial Design Center was identified as a national design center.

Company Events

  • 2000
  • In June 2000, "Deepening the reform of state owned enterprises - triangle group management experience seminar" held in weihai;
  • 2004
  • In June 2004, the company song, “the song of triangle” was composed and recorded. The lyrics is by Ding Yuhua and Yan Su and vocal by Yang Hongji. GuJianFen composed.
  • 2005
  • In December 2005, The company sponsored "triangle tyre" F1 team. The "car star" Lu Ningjun took competition at Dakar rally.
  • 2005
  • In August 2005, The company held "building harmonious trade system - global business friends Thanks Will ". The theme is harmony, cooperation and development. A number of domestic leaders, well-known experts, scholars, and more than 140 international distributors attended the meeting.
  • 2006
  • In November 2006, "Prosperity and pride - triangle tyre team 2007 Dakar rally" press conference held in Beijing. It was the 4th time "The Chinese car king" Lu Ningjun took competition to Dakar rally
  • 2006
  • In November 2006, Caterpillar President Mr. Steven warning visited company
    In November 2006, The six sigma strategy promotion kick-off meeting held.
    In July 2006, The company took the lead of several other domestic big tyre companies to challenge anti-dumping investigations by South Africa and achieved successful, entitled zero tax rate.
    In May 2006, The company's circular economy project - tyre renovation project was launched in Wen Dengshi.
  • 2007
  • In May 2007, Triangular off-road vehicles won the third prize of China cross-country rally.
  • 2007
  • In May 2007, The company devoted $40 million charity fund in Weihai "charity month" activities in the first pledging.
  • 2008
  • In 2008, Group's two core tyre manufacturing companies was awarded title of national high-tech enterprises;
    In October 2008,In the 2008/09 "Volvo universal sailing competition" in Spain, the company sponsored the "green dragon" team with Volvo and weichai power jointly.
    In September 2008, CEO of nokia tyres, Mr. Graham visited the company.
  • 2008
  • In May 2008, Triangle donated 3000 army emergency car tires for disaster area, and Triangle officers donated 400,000 Yuan and over 3000 cotton quilt.
  • 2009
  • In October 2009, With the theme of "low carbon economy, green manufacturing, creating new productive forces to promote the development of tyre industry", the sustainable development of the tyre industry international summit held in Weihai, Shandong.
  • 2009
  • In October 2009, Assembled by "triangle" brand tire, air force equipment and part of float parade went on for the 60th anniversary of National Day military parade.
  • 2010
  • On August 3, 2010 Sinopec and triangle group strategic cooperation framework agreement signing ceremony was held in triangle group.
    On June 22, 2010 Triangle Group 2010 high performance car radial tyre press conference was held in Beijing. On the Conference, triangle group launched a new generation of low carbon, green high-performance car radial tyre.
  • 2012
  • From 24 July 2012 to August 1, The Triangle delegation visited Russia.
  • 2012
  • On April 11, 2012, the company held the "To achieve mutual benefits in the face of crisis - 2012 auto and tire industry peak BBS and global business summit" in Beijing hotel golden hall.
  • 2013
  • In May, 2013, Triangle summit in the theme of innovation, cooperation, excellence, and win-win opened in Shanghai, setting up global market developing center.
  • 2014

  • Triangle participated at the Reifen Essen tire exhibition in Germany on 27th till 30th of May
  • 2014

  • On 22nd, October, Triangle’s E-commerce flagship store was newly opened in Tmall, an online shopping mall in China. Guangdong and Sichuan were chosen to be the pilot provinces
  • 2014

  • Triangle unveiled the new naming system for its new generation of consumer tires at SEMA Show 2014 in Las Vegas, NV, on the 1st week of November
  • 2015

  • In February 2015,Triangle Group held the annual meeting to sum up the year of 2014 and plan the year of 2015.
  • In April 2015, Triangle Group celebrated its 39th anniversary and Ding Yuhua, the board chairman, mapped out new plans for its globalization strategy.
  • 2015

  • In April 2015, Triangle Group attended the Singapore International Tire Exhibition.
  • In May 2015, Triangle Group held a ceremony to implement the essence of the commendation rally for national model workers and propagate the advanced deeds of Sun Jian’en.
  • 2015

  • In June 2015, Triangle Group opened to the pupils on Children’s Day.
  • 2015

  • In July 2015, Triangle tire was heavily favored at Panama International Fair.
  • 2015

  • In July 2015,the new generation of passenger vehicle tire, Triangle Group developed, debuted officially in Europe.
  • 2015

  • In September 2015,Triangle Group visited the anti-Japanese war veterans.
  • 2015

  • In September 2015, Xinchang No.1 Central Primary School in Ya’an city funded by Triangle Group was put into use.
  • 2015

  • In September 2015, “Triangle Tire Going Global” summit was held in Weihai City, China.
  • In November 2015,Triangle Tire Co. Ltd., opened the U.S. operations.
  • 2015

  • In November 2015, Triangle Group participated in the SEMA Show in the U.S.
  • 2015

  • In November 2015,Triangle Group refreshed its brand image on Asia Essen Tire Fair.

Great support from the Leader

  • 2012
  • In 2012, Triangle group chairman Ding Yuhua attended the fifth meeting of the 11th National People's Congress, and shaked hands with President Xi Jinping.
  • 2013
  • In Match 2013, Ding Yuhua was awarded as “the national outstanding party workers” during the 12th NPC and he shaked hands with Li Keqiang.
  • 2008
  • On January 8th, 2008, President Hu Jingtao shaked hands with Ding Yuhua in 2007 national science and technology awards assembly.
  • 1992
  • In 1992, General Secretary Mr. Jiang Zemin visited the company.
  • 2008
  • On July 4th,2008, Wang Qishan, member of the political bureau of the PRC central committee and vice premier of the state council, visited Triangle.
  • 2001
  • In 2001, Ceputy Secretary of CPCGPC and acting governor Zhang Gaoli visited Triangle
  • 2000
  • In 2000, The members of standing committee and president of CPPCC Li Ruihua visited Triangle.
  • 1999
  • In 1999, The members of standing committee and secretary of the secretariat Wei Jianxing visited Triangle.
  • 1997
  • In 1997, secretary of Shandong province Wu Guanzheng visited Triangle
  • 1993
  • On January 10th 1993, He Guoqiang, the former vice minister of Ministry of Chemical Industry and Secretary of the Commission for Discipline Inspection of the Central Committee of the CPC, visited Triangle.
  • 2004
  • In 2004, Members of the political bureau of the CPC central committee and Vice Premier of State Council Wu Yi visited Triangle.
  • 2009
  • On May 22th, 2009, The chief of general staff of PLA Chen Binde visited Triangle industrial park and listened the report of Ding Yuhua, accompanied by Shandong provincial secretary Jiang Yikang.
  • 2005
  • In July 2005, Gu Xiulian, the minister of Ministry of Chemical Industry, visited Triangle.
  • 2007
  • On June 6th, 2007, Provincial governor Li Jianguo visited Triangle.
  • 2008
  • On May 30th, 2008, Jiang Yikang, Secretary of the CPC Shandong Provincial Committee, visited Triangle.
  • 2009
  • On June 1th, 2009, Shandong provincial governor JiangDaming visited Triangle industrial park and listened Ding Yuhua’s report.
  • 2012
  • On May 18th, 2012, Vice governor of Shandong province Cai Liming visited Triangle.
  • 2012
  • On Augest 13th, 2013,municipal party secretary of Weihai Sun Sutao, Zhang Hui investigated and surveyed in Triangle industrial park.
  • 2015

  • In January 2015,Gong Zheng, Deputy Secretary of the Shandong Provincial CPC Committee, visited Triangle Group.
  • 2015

  • In November 2015, Guo Shuqing, Governor of Shandong Province, came to Triangle Group to carry out some investigations.

Company Honor

  • 1995
  • In 1995, Triangle was awarded to be an enterprise with good public image.
  • 1999
  • In December 1999, Triangle was the first to passed ISO14001 certification of environmental management system.
  • 1999
  • In December 1999,Triangle was the first to passed QS-9000 certification of quality system.
  • 2000
  • In January 2000,Triangle technology development center was promoted to be national technology development center.
  • 2000
  • On September27th, 2000, the "triangle" trademark was identified as the first "China well-known trademark" in the tire industry in our country;
  • 2000
  • On November 2th, 2000, Triangle was the first company, approved to build the first post doctoral research center.
  • 2001
  • In 2001, Triangle awarded the name of model enterprise of CAD application engineering.
  • 2002
  • On November 25th, 2002, Triangle awarded authentication certificate, issued by national quality certification center.
  • 2004
  • On September 1th, 2004, "Triangle" OTR radial tire was awarded 2004 China well-known products.
  • 2005
  • In December 2005, 通Triangle passed the certification of DNV as well as TS16949 management system certification .
  • 2007
  • In 2007, Triangle awarded the first prize of scientific and technological advance.
  • 2009
  • In November 2009, Triangle was awarded as an outstanding enterprise in enterprise culture building.
  • 2009
  • In December 2009,Triangle awarded the prize of enterprise management in Shandong province.
  • 2010
  • In 2010, Triangle awarded advance unit in quality.
  • 2011
  • On November 16th, 2011, Tire design and manufacturing technology engineering laboratory settled down in Triangle.
  • 2011
  • In December 2011, Triangle was awarded to be 2011 the most growing innovation enterprise.
  • 2011
  • In 2011, Triangle was awarded to be the most growing innovation enterprise.
  • 2012
  • In 2012, Triangle became famous brand in Shandong province.
  • 2012
  • 0n November 7th, 2012,Triangle gained the name of honest model enterprise in weihai.
  • 2012
  • From November 9th to 12th, the gold medal of seventh invention exhibition was the technology development of giant OTR tire.
  • 2012
  • From November 9th to 12th, The gold metal of seventh invention exhibition was invention and production of green tire.
  • 2012
  • In 2012, Triangle became the recommend brand of China Rubber Industry Association.
  • 2012
  • In 2012, Triangle was awarded the metal of best employer.
  • 2013
  • In 2013, Engineering technology research center of high performance radial tire settled down in Triangle.
  • 2014

  • In January TRIANGLE OTR tires was named brand product by provincial quality & brand-name strategy promotion leading group
  • 2014

  • In April Triangle was awarded 2014 recommended brand by China Rubber Industry Association
  • 2014

  • In November Triangle’s development project of high performance TBR with TRS and TRD tread pattern won the third prize of Scientific Technological Progress Award
  • 2015

  • In February, 2015, Triangle Group was awarded the honor of Labor Certificate of Vitalizing Shandong Province and Improving the Lives of Its People.
  • 2015

  • In April, 2015,Triangle Group won China Rubber Industry “Enterprise Innovation & Development Award”.
  • 2015

  • In April, 2015, Triangle Group won China Rubber Industry “Top Brand Award ” for its brand, Triangle.”
  • In December 2015, the Industrial Design Center of Triangle Tire Co., Ltd. was identified by the National Ministry of Industry and Information Technology as “National Industrial Design Center”, which was the only national industrial design center of China tire industry.

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