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Company Profile


China Tianchen Engineering Corporation (abbreviated as TCC) was founded in 1953 and is previously known as the First Design Institute under the Ministry of Chemical Industry of China. TCC was relocated to Tianjin in 1973, and now it belongs to China National Chemical Engineering Group Corporation Ltd. TCC is an international engineering company which combines a variety of fields including R&D, general contracting, industrial operation, international trading and financing. 

In the past 60 years, TCC has successfully accomplished over 2000 large & medium-sized projects covering R&D, consulting, design, construction and project general contracting. Its business has spread to all over China and around 30 countries/regions including Southeast & Central Asia, Africa, American, and Middle East. TCC has provided its service to more than 50 Top 500 multinational companies and more than 200 of its projects have been honored National/Provincial/Ministerial Awards. TCC has been awarded the “National May 1st Labor Certificate”, “National Civilized Unit”, and has been nominated the “China Industry Awards”. It has been consecutively listed as the Top 225 International Design Firms and Top 150 Global Design Firms by ENR, and it is consecutively listed as the Top 80 General Contractors and Top 60 Design Firms in China.

In 1994, TCC became the first company in the national survey and design industry to get the ISO9001 certification, and in 2002 it got the ISO14001, GB/T28001 certification. In March 2008, TCC was among the first batch to obtain the National Class A Qualification issued by the Ministry of Construction, which enables the business in all 21 fields. In 2017, TCC successfully renewed its ISO9001 management system and continued to improve the general contracting project management system and project operation mode in line with the most advanced international standards.

TCC has over 2,100 employees of different disciplines and engineers accounted for 85% of the total number including 1 National Survey and Design Master, 4 National Industry Survey and Design Masters, more than 170 professor level senior engineers and more than 500 registered engineers in various disciplines, which has formed an advantageous engineering force with reasonable talent structure, complete professional setup and scientific functions.

TCC is dedicated to technological innovation. It has consecutively won the National Prize for Progress in Science and Technology and more than 500 patents and proprietary technologies. It is a key high-tech enterprise of the National Torch Program with a leading R&D center and a postdoctoral Research Center. It has completed a number of national and provincial-level scientific and technological research projects such as multi-nozzle coal-water slurry pressurized gasification technology and methanol-to-propylene (FMTP).

Relying on the advantage in technology and capital, TCC achieved a major breakthrough in industrial investment operation during the “Twelfth Five-Year Plan” period through the pattern of joint venture. Making the most of the capital leverage, TCC built the caprolactam project in Jiangyin Fujian province. In August 2014, the plant commissioned successfully, setting the global record of the largest single-line capacity and accelerating the development of exemplary plant in the transition of TCC. 

In order to further expand the business field and enhance the full-chain service capability of “research, investment, construction, transportation and sales”, TCC established iTrading during the “Thirteenth Five-Year Plan” period, as a new materials-based trader, its main business includes chemical new materials, raw materials, materials for overseas engineering projects, etc. iTrading will grow into a strong support for extending the entire business chain.

With the high-standard development of CNCEC , TCC will give top priority to R&D to drive the coordinated development of engineering, industry and trade, achieving “R&D-based development in multiple areas” . TCC will strive to build a technology-driven innovation platform company and a globally competitive flagship company of CNCEC.

Adhering to the principle of “Engineering for a better life”, TCC is committed to providing qualified engineering services in compliance with local regulations, user requirements and QA/QC standards to our esteemed clients worldwide.