has always played a significant role in SMC's corporate development.
SMC was the first to develop the patented "outer rotor motor" design for ceiling fans and was the first to manufacture microwave
ovens in China. Being a pioneer in the market, SMC has fortified
a key position in the household appliance industry by maintaining
a cost effective technology competitive edge.
To create a sustainable competitive advantage,
the Group's technology initiatives emphasize the development of
proprietary technologies and sustaining long-term value additions
through continual efforts to build and to strengthen the Group's
intellectual property portfolio.