Established in December 2009 and with twelve subsidies (branch), Jiangsu Jingshen Salt & Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. is a large-scale salt and salt chemical industry enterprise that integrates research, production, distribution and sale. The company's headquarters and major subunits are located in Huai'an, Premier Zhou Enlai's hometown. Huai'an has one of the exceptionally large salt mines in China. Once a pivot of canal transport and a juncture of salt transport, together with Yangzhou, Suzhou and Hangzhou, Huai'an was among the Four Major Cities along Jinghang Grand Canal in its prime period. Early in the Ming and Qing Dynasties, it was honored as "thoroughfare of nine provinces" and "throat of seven provinces". With abundant underground rock salt reserve and exceptionally convenient water and land transportation, Huai'an has unique resource advantage and location advantage.
With total assets of over RMB 4 billion and regular employees of over 2,800, the company has an annual salt and salt chemical products production capacity of as much as 4.3 million tons (among which table salt production capacity is up to 800 thousand tons), annual mirabilite production capacity of 400 thousand tons and annual sodium carbonate production capacity of 300 thousand tons. Annual throughput of its self-run wharf exceeds 5 million tons.
The company adheres to serving the society as its responsibility and has been incessantly deepening enterprise reform and innovating management mode, following its core philosophy of "Honesty and Innovation". In the small-package production, techniques of automatic loading, robot stacking and digital anti-counterfeiting system are utilized. The company boasts technological platforms such as Jiangsu (Jingshen) Research Institute of Salt Chemical Circular Economy. The innovative technique of salt-soda-calcium joint production process (core patent for invention) is first seen at home. The "Huai" brand salt series are rated as "Chinese brand Product" and "Jingshen" products were entitled "Jiangsu brand Product". Sold as far as Southeast Asia, the products have a ready sale inside and outside Jiangsu province, winning the trust of customers. The company has successively obtained plenty of honorary titles such as "Quality Trustworthy Enterprise of Jiangsu Province", "Advanced Unit Among Assigned National Salt Producers", "Advanced National Light Industry Enterprise With Excellent Performance", "Home of National Model Workers", "Top 100 Enterprise of Chinese Light Industry", "Top 10 Salt Production Industry Enterprise of Chinese Light Industry", "Enterprise Technology Center of Jiangsu Province", "Key Logistic Enterprise of Jiangsu Province", "Civilized Enterprise of Jiangsu Province", "Quality Award of Jiangsu Province" and "Mayor Quality Award of Huai'an City".
In its future development, the company will take its full advantage of resource agglomeration to accelerate the construction of key projects such as 600 thousand tons Hou's process production (Phase II), through applying the strategies of "structural adjustment, layout optimization, development via science and technology, capital expansion and management innovation". The company is striving to create circular economy industry development mode of "salt-soda-calcium integration", struggling to become the first main-board listed salt chemical company in Huai'an. By the end of the Twelve Five-year Plan period, the company will have actualized its goals of 8 billion total assets, annual output of 8 million tons, annual sale of RMB 5 billion, profits of RMB 500 million, and employees' salary doubled and have established an product-variety-rich industry structure system based upon salt with salt chemical as its support, relevant business as supplementation and power and logistics as supporting service. We will be dedicated to creating a first-class salt and salt chemical enterprise with relatively high core competence, taking all-round lead in assets scale, operation scale and performance scale.