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Conception
1977
Ri-Thai Fiber Corporation is founded in March of 1977 to meet the worldwide demand for monofilament production, with headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan and a manufacturing plant in Taoyuan, Taiwan.
In that same year, it is successful in producing Taiwan’s first strand of polyester monofilament for use in zipper coils.
1980
In 1980, Ri-Thai develops the first strands of polyamide 66 monofilament in Taiwan for use in hook and loop tape fasteners.
In December of 1981, Rectown Enterprise Co., Ltd. is established to provide innovative solutions in the field of materials and machinery related to production of zippers and hook & loop tape fasteners.
Growth and Expansion
1982
To meet an increased market demand, Ri-Thai Fiber Corporation moves its production facilities to its current location in Chung Li, Taiwan.
1993
Ri-Thai establishes a Guangzhou, China plant in May of that year for the dual purposes of satisfying local area demand for monofilament products and better serving the needs of its existing customers.
1997
Ri-Thai expands to its Kunshan, China location in December to further aid in the manufacturing of monofilament for use in polyester zippers and hook and loop tape fasteners.
2001
For the purpose of promoting management effectiveness, Ri-Thai Fiber Corporation and Rectown Enterprise Co., Ltd. are combined in July 2001 to form Ri-Thai International Inc.
2002
In January of this year, the Suntex Sports-Turf Corporation is established as a joint-venture effort to specialize in the tufting of artificial grass using monofilament and fibrillated yarns.
Certification
1997
Ri-Thai’s Chung Li plant is awarded the prestigious ISO-9002 certification for its commitment to and success in providing quality products.
1998
In December of the following year, Ri-Thai’s Guangzhou plant is likewise awarded the ISO-9002 quality assurance standard.
2000
Continuing in this tradition of excellence, the Kunshan plant becomes ISO-9002 certified in June of that year.
2004
All plants are re-certified with the new ISO 9001: 2008 standard.

The Future

Ri-Thai International Inc. is constantly exploring and cultivating innovative technologies to meet the world’s burgeoning need for new plastics and monofilament products.

Our investment in the research and development of various methods of production and types of machinery have allowed us to stay on the cutting edge of our industry, and now more than ever, we are poised to take advantage of these capabilities for the betterment of our company and of our customer base.

Additionally, Ri-Thai prides itself on its ability to maintain flexibility in meeting customer needs, and on its propensity to embrace product customization and specificity.

We strive to ensure that our company continues to dedicate itself to upholding the tradition of excellence to which we have become accustomed. In short, we look to continue doing what it is that has made us an industry leader for the better part of thirty years, and most importantly, to use this accumulation of experience to better serve our clientele.

 
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