Liang Wengen, Tang Xiuguo, Mao Zhongwu and Yuan Jinhua founded Hunan Lianyuan Welding Material Factory in Lianyuan, Hunan province.
Advances into metro city
Hunan Lianyuan Welding Material Factory is officially renamed to Hunan SANY Group Co., Ltd., and its headquarters officially moves to Changsha.
Advances into heavy machinery industry
Hunan SANY Group Co., Ltd., is divided into Hunan SANY Heavy Industry Group Co., Ltd., and Hunan SANY Materials Industry Co., Ltd. SANY independently develops China’s very first high-pressure, truck-mounted concrete pump with a large displacement.
Hunan SANY Heavy Industry Co., Ltd., changes its name to SANY Heavy Industry Co., Ltd.
SANY Heavy Industry Co., Ltd., changes its name to SANY Heavy Industry Inc.
A listed company
SANY Heavy Industry is successfully listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange. SANY Heavy Machinery Co., Ltd., is founded, focusing on excavators and oil drilling machinery.
SANY Holding Ltd. changes its name to SANY Group Co., Ltd.
A pioneer in stock market
SANY Heavy Industry implements its split-share structure pilot, influencing China’s equity division reform.
Breakthroughs in underground equipment
SANY Heavy Industry begins the process of lifting share bans and makes strides towards full circulation of its shares on the Chinese stock market.
A fully hydraulic rotary drilling rig of the largest tonnage in Asia rolls off the line at SANY.
SANY develops the most powerful whole-rock roadheader in Asia.
A record maker in mobile cranes
SANY develops a 1000t All-terrain crane, marking the highest tonnage in China.
Recognized in a leading publication
SANY Heavy Industry enters the FT Global 500 ranking of the world's largest companies. SANY develops a 3600t crawler crane, known as the #1 crawler crane in the world. SANY releases a truck-mounted concrete pump with an 86-meter boom, the longest in the world, breaking its own previous record.
Putzmeister made a member of SANY Group
SANY acquires leading German concrete machinery manufacturer Putzmeister. SANY Heavy Industry is ranked in the top 10 of the Chinese Federation of Enterprises’ Top 500 Chinese Enterprises.
Eyes on the future - globalization
SANY Heavy Industry’s overseas sales reaches US$1.61 billion. SANY’s overseas operation mode is used as a case study in international business by Harvard Business.
Partner with Palfinger AG
SANY Heavy Industry Co., Ltd, and Austria-based PALFINGER AG establish two joint ventures in which both parties hold 50% shares. SANY develops a concrete pump with a record-breaking 620-meter (2,034 feet) vertical pumping height.
Eyes on the future - digitization
SANY begins its transformation of industrial internet and completed its preliminary goal in this regard. SANY is rewarded with "Outstanding Achievement Honor in Globalization" among Chinese enterprises.
Two corporate strategies
SANY starts to conduct the 'two transformation' strategy - Internationalization and Digitization.
A year with records
SANY creates a 4,000t capacity crawler crane SCC40000A. Meanwhile, SANY releases the 125t large excavator SY1250H.
SANY Heavy Industry has achieved the 468th rank in Forbes' Global 2000. Among all heavy equipment manufacturers, SANY ranks the 1st in China and the 2nd in the world.