Increased the shareholding to be 100% of Kaulin Machinery & Electronic Industrial (Ningbo) Co., Ltd..
Purchased a new plant in Taoyuan, aiming the production of high-end products and some improvement
Kaulin Foundation established.
In response to changes in the Indian market and to adjust business type, sold Siruba Machinery India Private Limited.
Introduced product data management (PDM) in March.
Introduced conglomerate business intelligence (BI) platform in April.
Increased the shareholding to be 85% of Kaulin Machinery & Electronic Industrial (Shen Zhen) Co., Ltd and Kaulin Machinery & Electronic Industrial (Ningbo) Co., Ltd. by the investment from SIRUBA INVESTMENT PTE. LTD.
SIRUBA India branch office was established in June.
Merger between Kaulin Machinery & Electronic industrial (Ningbo) Co., Ltd. and Kaulin Machinery & Electronic industrial (Ning Bo Machinery) Co., Ltd.
Company value was up to NTD 1,460,443,240.
Retail department was established in Taipei to provide nationwide services of sales, maintenance and repair.
Formally Introduced the ERP system to increase management efficiency.
Received the certificate of registration for the new ISO 9001:2000.
SiRUBA Ltd. stock went to public trading on June 2nd.
The Certificate of "Good Design" was granted to the Overlock machine by the China External Trade Development Council.
Began the mass production of the newly developed 1-Needle flatbed Lockstitch machines (the L818 Series), and the post bed Overlock machine (the P700 series), and the R700 Series.
Corporate Identity System updated
Kaulin Mfg. Co., Ltd. of Shen-Zhen was invested in mainland China.
Earned the Certificate of Excellence symbolizing superior quality of manufacturing in Taiwan from the Minister of Economic Affairs.
Successfully developed the Small Cylinder Interlock stitch machines (the S007 Series), and introduced to the market.
Development of 4-Needle Double Chainstitch machine (the HF008 Series) was successful.
All products passed for the CE Marking in the European Economic Area in January.
Passed ISO-9002 International QA System Certification performed by the Bureau of Commodity Inspection and Quarantine.
Technological cooperation with Rimoldi & CF of Italy, manufactures and exports 427 series Overlock machines.
Begins the 860 series Overlock machine production for SINGER Sewing Co. to export worldwide.