KAULIN MANUFACTURING. CO., LTD

KAULIN MANUFACTURING. CO., LTD

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Company Overview
Kaulin Manufacturing. Co., Ltd., established in 1965, is a Taiwanese-based company engaged in the manufacture and distribution of sewing machines and their spare parts. The company’s corporate head office is located in Taipei, Taiwan.
Kaulin’s product lines include machine with looper and machine with hook. The company’s machine with looper product line comprises overlock and safety stitch machines, cylinder bed and flat bed chain stitch machines, feed-on the arm-type covering stitch machines, and one or two needle zigzag chain stitch machines. Its machine with hook product line consists of one needle lockstitch machines, one needle lockstitch machine for heavy materials, two needle feed lockstitch machines, one needle top and bottom feed cylinder-bed lockstitch machines, one needle top and bottom feed lockstitch machines, one or two needle lockstitch compound feed machines, one or two needle post-bed lockstitch machines, and electronic-pattern sewing machines. It exports its products to the rest in Asia, the United States and in other countries.
Kaulin is a publicly quoted company that is traded on the Taiwan Stock Exchange under the trading symbol 1531. Its quality assurance process and standards have been set out in accordance with ISO 9001:2000 and ISO 9902.
Business Summary
The Company’s principal activities are manufacturing and selling various industrial sewing machine and parts.
Description and history
The Company was established on 5 October 1965. The Company was listed on TSEC on 11 September 2000. The Company’s principal activities are manufacturing and selling various industrial sewing machine and parts.

The history of the Company are as followed:

1965 – Kaulin MFG. CO., Ltd, was established.

1971 – Our industrial portable bag closers hit the market.

1977 – A new factory was established in Youth Industrial Park, Taoyuan.

1978 – SINGER, USA, certified and begun to export our Two Needle Lockstitch Sewing Machines.

1981 – Introduced and produced the market of our Overlock Sewing Machines.

1982 – Authorized by the SINGER, USA, to manufacture the 860 series Overlock Sewing Machines to export worldwide.
Technological cooperation with RIMOLDI, Italy, in manufacturing the 427 series Overlock Sewing Machines for exportation.
Union Special, Consew US, Blind Stitch, and other international company ordered for exportation in the way of OEM.

1984 – Awarded by and registed in the Bureau of Commodity Inspection and Quarantine, M.O.E.A. of the National Standard mark.

1986 – Designated by the CSD Industrial Coordination Center, M.O.E.A. as the only sub contractor of the industrial sewing machine center in the R.O.C.

1987 – The HQ moved to its present address on Min Sheng E. Road.

1991 – The industrial three needle interlock sewing machines were succesfully introduced to the market.

1993 – 3-D examination equipments were purchased to improve the precision of the manufacturing process.

1994 – Approved and received ISO-9902 International QA system certification from the Bureau of Commodity Inspection and Quarantine.
4-needle and 12-needle cylinder bed Chain Stitch machines, the VC008 series, were successfully introduced to the market.

1996 – The CE certificates were granted to all series to Kaulin in January.
The multi-needle double chain stitch machine, the HF008 series, were grand sold to the market.
The subsidiary, Yilin Co., Ltd, was founded.

1997 – Received the certificate of registration of ISO 9001: 2000 in June. The ultra high speed overlock safety stitch machine (700 series), high Speed cylinder bed overlock machine (700 series), portable bag closer (AA series), high speed cylinder bed chainstitch machine (C007 series), high speed flat bed chainstitch machine(700 series), multineedle flat bed double chainstitch machine (HF008 series), multineedle cylinder bed double chainstitch machine (VC008 series),etc, were developed and introduced to the market successfully. Also, this series earned a Certificate of Taiwan Excellence, M.O.E.A., which symbolizes the superior quality of manufacturing in Taiwan.KAULIN MACHINERY & ELECTRONIC INDUSTRIAL (SHEN ZHEN) CO., LTD. was founded in P.R.O.C.

1998 – The horizontal evaluation of TPM was completed in August. Mergered with Tong Lin (H.K.) Co., Ltd. and SIRUBA LATIN AMERICA INC.

1999 – The new series of L818, P700, and R007, were sold into the grand market successfully and all the series started massive production. The China External Trade Development Council granted a Certificate of Good Design series to our Overlock sewing machine series.
The stocks of the company began for trading on June 2nd. A purchasing office was established in Ningbo.

2000 – Kaulin was choosen and approved by M.O.E.A. to lead a program of innovative products.
Kaulin was going public on September.

2001 – Lockstitch sewing machines for heavy materials, 2 needle lockstitch sewing machines, and electrical controlled sewing machines were developed completely and sold in public.
The ORACLE-ERP system was brought in Kaulin as a major system in April.

2002 – Received the certificate of registration of the new ISO 9001:2000 in March. High speed feed-on the arm type three needle covering stitch machines, SC888 series, were developed and introduced to the market. The new models, lockstitch sewing machines for heavy fabrics, 2 needle lockstitch sewing machines, and the electrical controlled sewing machines, etc, were introduced to the market and sold.

2003 – The ORACLE ERP system formally functioned. Popularized the TP and 6 s.
Kaulin was selected as the Best Tax-paying Entrepreneur in Shen-Zhen in February.
Received the certificate of registration of ISO 9001: 2000 in June.
The horizontal evaluation of TPM was completed in August.
Held a Product Exhibition in Guatamala. Thousands of guests attended.
Selected as the Top 100 of Manufacuring-and-Exporting Entrepreneur of Shen-Zhen City in October.
The 1st step of achievements of TPS was accomplished in Youth factory in December.

2004 – Kaulin was selected as the Best Tax-paying Entrepreneur in Shen-Zhen in March.
Participated the SPESA Trade Show 2004 in Maimi, U.S.A., in May.
Held a Product Exhibition in Maxico. About 500 guests attended, including the Taiwan Representative of Maxico Bereau and secretaries of M.O.E.A. and M.O.F.A. in August.
The 2nd step of achievements of TPS/ LP was accomplished and spread horizontally in Youth factory in September.

2005 – Planned to establish a subsidiary in Ching-Dou City in August.
A Ground-Breaking Ceremony of the new factory was held in Ning-Bo in September.
Participated the CISMA 2005 in September.
The retailing dept was established in Taipei in order to provide the services of Sales and Maintenance in November.

2006 – The automatic production line of 700K model, overlock series, is introduced from Japan. Its production capacity is 15000 sewing machines per month.
The direct drive lockstitch machine with thread trimmer, DL889, was formally introduced to the market. in March.
The members of Guang-Dong Sewing Equipment Chamber of Commerce visited the Taipei HQ in August.
The improved models of the direct drive auto trimming chainstitch were revealed to public in September.
In October, Kaulin announced that the Board of Directors had decided to establish a subsidiary in India.
Shan-zhan Factory Received the certificate of registration of ISO-14001:2004.

2007 – Purchased R&D reverse engineering equipment which reducing development time, decreasing drawing operation, improving accuracy.
Ningbo Factory Received the certificate of registration of ISO 9001 and ISO 14001.
Received the certification of China technologically advanced enterprise.

2008 – Introduced processing conveyor from Japan for multi-needle sewing machine housing, and put into operation.
Kaulin launched the human capital planner (HCP) online officially. HCP system provides personnel information, the latest personnel changes, and cost statistics that will be introduced into each department in the conglomerate gradually.
S007K small cylinder bed interlock stitch machine, received a number of patents, is launching mass-production officially.
The self-developing new electronic buttonholing machine is launching mass-production officially.
Introduced information security management system to record and monitor each computer’s internet access and instant message (IM) information, providing for information security management auditing.

2009 – Introduced R&D product data management (PDM) to manage R&D drawings and related specification documents in centralization; moreover, recording product development, trial run, mass production, design changing process, and version control thoroughly.
Introduced conglomerate business intelligence (BI) platform to enhance manager’s multidimensional dynamic analytic capacity for operational efficiency of each department in the conglomerate.
Building of China headquarters open

Business Line
Engaged in the manufacture and distribution of sewing machines and their spare parts
Subsidiary
HONG KONG TONG LIN CO., LTD.
Advisor
DELOITTE & TOUCHE
IPO date
9/11/2000
US SIC Code
3552
Company Address
11 Floor
128, Min Shen E. Road, Sec. 3
City province or state postal code
TAIPEI
Phone: +886 2 2713 0232
Fax: +886 2 2713 0318
Country address: TAIWAN
Website url: www.siruba.com.tw