Apex Technology changed its name from Apex Technology Co.,Ltd. to Ninestar Corporation.
Apex Technology formally acquired Lexmark International, Inc.
Achieved strategic partnership with Static Control Components, Inc. (SCC) to establish great advantages in the marketing chain. In June of the same year, the strategic establishment of the IOT (Internet of things) meant Apex Technology is starting to push into IOT industry.
Marched into Chinese capital market successfully and went public in Shenzhen Stock Exchange (stock code: 002180).
Moved into a new 450,000m2 industrial park to expend the company scale again.
Rated as the fourth most potential Chinese enterprise by Forbes.
Recognized as the high-tech enterprise in China; established Ailida Electronics Technology Co., Ltd. to develop the ribbon business.
Legend Holdings invest shares through Legend Capital and became the strategy cooperative partner with Apex Technology.
Became the leading enterprise in the aftermarket.
Moved into the self-built 130,000 m2 industrial park; developed the patented universal laserjet cartridge technology.
Invented the micro pressure control valve technology for ink supply in inkjet printers which solved the environmental pollution problem caused by wasted ink in the inkjet cartridges; its universal cartridges took up the largest market share in the world.
Successfully developed the replacement chips that lay a solid foundation for sustainable development of universal inkjet cartridge business.