Oct. 2000 Completed the front-end preparations for company establishment
Jan. 2001 Official establishment of Shanghai Leader Catalyst Company Limited
Mar. 2001 Construction commencement
June 2001 Completed the construction of first solid Magnesium and Titanium series production line
July 2001 Successfully developed first product of SCG-1 catalyst with proprietary intellectual property rights and produced first batch of qualified products, which won Leader’s first customer---Maoming Petrochemical.
Dec. 2002 Products were marketed to overseas market (Indonesia)
Dec. 2002 Passed Shanghai Municipal High-tech Enterprise certification
Feb. 2003 Successfully developed BP Innovene gas phase technology applicable SLC-icatalyst, thusly becoming the exclusive catalyst supplier for BP
Mar. 2003 Second production line---solid Magnesium Titanium series production line was completed and put into operation
June 2003 Third production line—domestic slurry catalyst production line was completed and put into operation
Dec. 2003 Developed China first slurry catalyst SLC-S with proprietary intellectual property rights and successfully put it into trial, thusly filling the gap in China
Dec. 2003 Leader was granted with Excellence Award of China Patent issued by State Intellectual Property Office for the patent of PE catalyst preparation with gas phase technology
Sept. 2006 The first set of slurry catalyst system independently developed by Leader achieved successful trial together with Leader’s SLC-S catalyst
May 2007 Fourth production line—bi-modal catalyst production line was completed and put into operation
June 2007 Fifth production line—chromium series catalyst production line was completed and put into operation
Sept. 2009 Sixth production line—imported (Denmark) slurry catalyst production line was completed and put into operation
Dec. 2009 The slurry catalyst feedingsystem developed by Leader attained authorization of the National Patent Office, thusly becoming the first set of patent equipment with domestic polyethylene technology
June 2011 Leader’s SLC-S catalyst was on trial at Shenhua Baotou 300 KTA coal chemical PE plant for the first time. This was also the first trial of domestic slurry catalyst at coal chemical market, which had accumulated valuable experience for subsequent development of coal chemical market.
Feb. 2014 Groundbreaking and construction commencement for “Integral relocation, capacity expansion and upgrading construction project (new base) of Shanghai Leader Catalyst Company Limited”
Nov. 2015 First batch of two production lines at Leader’s new base were completed and started with commissioning. First batch of products were produced on November 8.
Dec. 2015 All units at old base were shut down, demolition and relocation were started step by step in an orderly way.
Dec. 2015 As Leader’s shareholder and technical supporter, Shanghai Research Institute of Chemical Industrywas granted with the title of “National Key Laboratory of Polyolefin Catalysis Technology and High Performance Materials”by state Ministry of Science and Technology.
April 2016 Leader’s registered address was changed from “Qianwei Town, Jinshan District, Shanghai ” to “288 Jinhuan Road, Jinshanwei Town, Jinshan District, Shanghai”.