hbis limited plays the role as a specialized platform to realize the integrated operation of all steel and related business within hbis group. hbis prides itself on being the leader in advanced equipment, energy-efficiency and environmental technology in the industry.
hbis, the leading steel enterprise in china, produces every category of steel & iron products except seamless tube, with more than 200 steel products serving as import substitution. products export destination covers more than 100 countries and regions worldwide, among which cold-rolled sheet, ultra-strength rebar, heavy plate, steel pipe and special steel bar enjoy a fine reputation both in international and domestic market.
focus on the “market” and “product”, promoting industrial upgrading, achieving the goal: high-tech steel products more than 80%.establish customer centric marketing model, centering on the production line’s resource allocation, on the basis of the "internet "business model. promote industry chain downstream extension to high-end customers, achieving the world-class level of market competitiveness and profitability.
hbis limited is a large iron and steel enterprise formed by the combination of three listed companies, including tangshan iron & steel, handan iron & steel and chengde vanadium & titanium, through the absorption and merger in the securities market, with its registered address in shijiazhuang city, hebei province. hbis limited is one of the largest listed steel companies in china, with a total share capital of 10.337 billion shares at the end of 2022, and is an index stock of csi 500 index and szc 500 index, and the underlying stock of securities margin trading, as well as a constituent stock of msci china a-share index.
tangsteel is the core enterprise and largest subsidiary of hbis. it is the birthplace of converter steelmaking in china and was once one of the "top ten steels" in the country. tangsteel is the largest state-owned steel enterprise in tangshan and the national a-level environmental performance enterprise, is the country’s “first batch of green factories”, it is praised as the "cleanest steel factory in the world" by the world steel association, and won the "national may day labor award" and "national civilized unit"and other honorary titles.
tangsteel is an influential and well-known production base for automotive steel and home appliance panels at home and abroad. it is committed to providing the most valuable steel materials and comprehensive service solutions for downstream industries. its main products include cold-rolled annealed sheets, cold-rolled coated sheets, hot-rolled steels, medium and thick plates, large profile, medium profile, bars, wires and other products, among which aluminum coated steel, galvanized aluminum magnesium coated steel, structural steel, mining steel, ultra-high strength steel and other products are well-known in china.
the main body of steel production is tangsteel company new district, located in tangshan leting economic development zone, the completed intelligent "unmanned" material yard is the first in the world. the proportion of clean transportation is more than 88%. iron and steel production to achieve ultra-low emissions, emissions index has reached industry-leading level. the gas has achieved full recovery and efficient utilization, and the proportion of self-generated electricity has stabilized at more than 85%, ranking in the forefront of the industry.the new district of tangsteel applies big data, internet of things, 5g and other information technologies to build a world leading intelligent system and intelligent manufacturing base. the converter achieves fully automatic tapping, and related technologies reach the highest level in the world.
hansteel is the core enterprise of hbis group. established in 1958, hansteel now has 18,000 employees and an annual production capacity of 11.05 million tons of high-quality steel. hansteel is also an important national production base for fine sheet and strip and super special steel. hansteel has formed a series of brand products such as automobile steel, household appliance steel, superior special steel, heavy rail, high-quality medium plate, pipeline steel, special gas, etc. hansteel products cover all fields of customers in the national economy such as automobiles, home appliances, machinery manufacturing, railway and ship, petrochemical, engineering and construction, and hansteel becomes the regional market leader and forerunner, and enters the first echelon of the domestic steel industry. hansteel has successively won the titles of national innovative enterprise, national quality award, national green factory, national civilized unit, national advanced collective in energy conservation, national advanced grass-roots party organization, national model harmonious labor relations enterprise, green development benchmark enterprise, china iron and steel industry clean production and environment-friendly enterprise award, and was rated as an a-level enterprise in environmental protection performance.
zxht (formerly hbis xuansteel) is the backbone subsidiary of hbis. its predecessor was longyan iron ore co., ltd., which was founded in 1919. some of the pioneers represented by ma wanshui, the first generation model worker of new china, have made historic contributions to the development of china's iron and steel industry. in recent years, under the guidance of the country to vigorously develop strategic emerging industries and accelerate the optimization and upgrading of traditional industries, zxht has unswervingly promoted the high-quality development of low-carbon transformation, accelerated the transformation from steel to materials, manufacturing to services, and made every effort to build high-tech enterprises beyond steelfrom steel. at present, it is accelerating the construction of the "three bases" of high-end material manufacturing, strategic emerging industries and modern service industries, and vigorously developing industries such as high-end material manufacturing, hydrogen metallurgy, new energy, intelligent manufacturing and mass data.
with the chinese academy of sciences, northeastern university, university of science and technology beijing and other well-known universities, scientific research institutions to build the "high-end special materials research and development center" and other platforms, fully into the domestic high-end materials field, special materials research and manufacturing projects have developed more than 60 kinds of high-end new materials such as invar alloy for high-voltage power transmission engineering, corrosion resistant alloy for marine petrochemical industry, aerospace superalloy, etc. with the state grid, sinopec, china weapons, avic technology and other well-known enterprises to establish partnerships. zhao zhongxian, the national top science and technology award winner and academician of the chinese academy of sciences to provide research guidance and technical support with other scientists, break through the neck technology, and it has successfully developed high-end materials such as ultra-low temperature, high strength and tough stainless steel for nuclear fusion and bearing alloy g60s in aerospace field.
in-depth technical cooperation with tenova italy, using the world's most advanced hydrogen production and hydrogen reduction technology, built the world's first 1.2 million tons of hydrogen metallurgy demonstration project. the phaseⅰ has been a complete success, to achieve the industrialization of "low carbon" or even "zero carbon" process, to promote the traditional "carbon metallurgy" to the new "hydrogen metallurgy" transformation to take a subversive, demonstration and key step. seize the opportunities brought by the national strategy of "east number and west count" and the construction of data center clusters in zhangjiakou, the beijing-tianjin-hebei hub, cooperate with china baowu baoxin company to establish baoxuan data technology company, build baozhiyun north china base, accelerate the development of "intelligent manufacturing mass data" industry, and empower the digital transformation and upgrading of traditional industries. at the same time, we will accelerate the development of new energy industries, build new energy zero-carbon manufacturing industry demonstration parks, and build new green energy bases.
chengde vanadium and titanium new materials co., ltd. (hereinafter referred to as chengde vanadium and titanium company), its predecessor was founded in 1954, which is the birthplace of china's vanadium and titanium magnetite blast furnace smelting and vanadium extraction processing technology. the industrialization technology for the comprehensive development and utilization of vanadium and titanium resources is at a leading level in the world and is known as the "vanadium capital of northern china". the products mainly include vanadium based materials, titanium based materials, and vanadium containing high-quality steel. vanadium based materials include high-purity powder vanadium, tablet vanadium pentoxide, vanadium trioxide, vanadium nitride, 50 vanadium iron, 80 vanadium iron, nitride vanadium iron, vanadium aluminum alloy, etc; titanium based materials include titanium plate, titanium alloy powder, and titanium refined powder. vanadium and titanium materials are used in fields such as aerospace, steel metallurgy, superconducting materials, and ceramic printing and dyeing. the "jiguanshan brand" series of vanadium products are renowned worldwide and have been awarded the "international quality diamond star award" by the mexican international market research association. vanadium containing high-quality steel products include three categories: plates, rods, and wires, which are widely used in national key projects and high-tech fields such as automobile, household appliances, pressure vessels, oil pipelines, landmark buildings, nuclear power engineering, water conservancy engineering, high speed railway cantilever, bridge and culvert tunnel, and mechanical manufacturing. chengde vanadium and titanium company, as the birthplace of the "yanshan brand" vanadium containing building materials, is a domestic enterprise with the production capacity of full specifications and grades building material products. all products have won the "national metallurgical products physical quality gold cup award".
wusteel is the banner enterprise of special steel plate of hbis.it was founded in 1970, and now has two world-class production lines of four meters wide and thick steel plate, complete with ingot mold casting line, steel plate heat treatment and steel plate deep processing facilities, as well as the state-level physical and chemical inspection center, with an annual output of 5 million tons of steel, 4 million tons of wide and thick steel comprehensive capacity. in the 16 series, more than 300 varieties, more than 400 thickness specifications of brand-name boutique system, more than 220 varieties to replace imports or use foreign standards of production, established a“new, excellent, special, fine” leading edge in variety quality. on behalf of the steel industry, wusteel has formulated 9 national standards, such as“thickness directional performance steel plate”, “construction structural steel plate”, etc. , products are widely used in the olympic“bird's nest”, offshore oil platforms, nuclear power, hydropower and other key parts of more than 400 major projects at home and abroad, in the second season of cctv's“great powers and heavy weapons”, about 60 core heavy weapons stories, there are more than 20 heavy weapons flashing the glory of dancing steel. “wusteel brand” by the international peers as a representative of china's wide plate technology level brand.
hbis mining, established in september 2008, is strategically situated within tangshan city, serving as a pivotal raw material cornerstone for the hbis group. it is a colossal modernized mining enterprise primarily engaged in the extraction, selection, and processing of iron ore, supplemented by related industries such as comprehensive resource utilization, pyrotechnics, and the manufacturing of mining equipment. currently, hbis mining operates eight iron ore production bases, controlling an iron ore resource of over 3 billion tons, and possessing an annual production capacity of 10 million tons of iron fine powder. in the 2022 ranking, it held the fifth position in the "top 50 chinese metallurgical and mining enterprises".
hbis mining has set a benchmark in the construction of "green mining". it has released and implemented the first domestic "ecological civilization construction plan" for mining enterprises. it took the lead in formulating the "carbon peak and carbon neutrality plan". the company also spearheaded the performance grading efforts in the ore mining and processing sector of hebei province. the major production mines of the company have been included in the "national green mining" list and have been selected as "performance-leading enterprises in hebei province" and "positive list for ecological environmental regulation".
striding forward with an all-encompassing commitment to "technological mining" , hbis mining has realized a sweeping transformation toward large-scale automation across its key production mine equipment, elevating its mining technology and processes to an advanced industry echelon. a notable milestone was achieved through the sijiaying iron mine, which pioneered the domestic implementation of reinforced dam technology to avert settlement and deformation. the mine also ingeniously constructed tailings ponds within coal mine subsidence areas, ensuring a secure and steadfast operational environment. further exemplifying prowess, the zhongguan iron mine orchestrated the most extensive curtain grouting water control endeavor in asia. this feat marked an industry-defining record, attaining production within a mere eight months in a highly water-abundant subterranean mine.
persistently prioritizing "digital mining" initiatives, hbis mining has achieved a seamless fusion of cutting-edge information and communication technology with mining processes, production scheduling, and operational oversight. notably, the zhongguan iron mine has been acclaimed as the sole "national-level intelligent manufacturing demonstration plant" among domestic mines, and it proudly stands as the inaugural "national-level high-tech enterprise" within the province's mining domain.
shisteel as the specialized special steel bar and wire rod production enterprise, is the landmark enterprise in the special steel sector of hbis group. shisteel is the main supplier of high-end equipment manufacturing materials at domestic and overseas, and the national high-tech enterprise. shisteel completed the construction of the new plant and put into operation on oct 29, 2020, achieving location adjustment and transformation, upgrading and development. shisteel has transitioned from long-process to short-process production, and has been awarded the titles of hebei province's single champion enterprise, national green short-process intelligent manufacturing demonstration factory, "digital pilot" enterprise, and national green factory.
shisteel relies on world high-end equipment and technologies such as scrap preheating dc arc furnace, continuous mold casting, three-roll reducing and sizing block from kocks, and seventh generation of morgan high-speed wire rod mill to implement full process intelligent manufacturing, targeting cutting-edge demand from market and high-end materials, strengthening deep integration of industry& academia, researching and enhancing independent innovation capabilities.
since shisteel new plant put into operation, our leading products have formed nine categories: bearing steel, gear steel, spring steel, free-cutting non-quenched & tempered steel, high-quality carbon structural steel, alloy structural steel, anchoring and mooring chain steel, cord steel and tool & die steel, etc. we have established a "trinity" customer service system to ensure that orders are delivered with high-quality, punctuality, and accurate in quantity. shisteel has successively passed toyota, faw, volkswagen, thyssenkrupp, caterpillar, timken, schaeffler and more than a hundred domestic and foreign customers’ and third-party audits, our products are widely used in fields such as automobiles, engineering machinery, rail transit, petroleum, mining, and wind power. we have nearly 100 invention patents, over 130 products that have replaced imports, and our products have been exported to more than 40 countries and regions. many of our products have won the national product quality "golden cup award" and "excellent quality award".
hbis sales is authorized by hbis to sell products of its subsidiaries, promote hbis product structure and customer structure upgrades,coordinate hbis's marketing policies, and implement hbis's marketing strategy. headquartered in shijiazhuang, hbis sales has set up six regional sales centers:hbis north china sales center、hbis east china sales center、hbis shandong sales center、hbis south china sales center、hbis central china sales center、hbis west china sales center in tianjin,shanghai, jinan,guangzhou,wuhan,xi'an.additionally,set up five factory sales branches in tangshan handan xuanhua chengde and henan wugang. focusing closely on the core work of hbis,optimize "two structures".accelerate the improvement of the marketing system that centralized and unified,rapid response to market changes，efficient operation。comprehensively establishes a new cooperative relationship with customers.maximizes the integration advantages,unifies the allocation of product resources within hbis,and gradually builds a marketing model combining direct sales, unified sales and regional distribution in line with market rules and adapting to the needs of hbis and customers.
hbis purchasing headquarter is located in shijiazhuang, it is a specialized operation company which gives play to hesteel integrate advantage and synergy effect, carries out purchasing operation and ensuring supply of metallurgy raw material and auxiliary material such as coal,coke,alloy, powdered iron and so on. its average annual purchase quantity is 60 million tons. to "build the most competitive purchase supply chain" for the development of vision, comprehensive implement “sunshine purchase, lean purchase,joint purchase,green purchase”,quickly response market, provide quality services to customers, foster high quality strategic channel continuously, build flat efficient sunshine open professional platform, reveal industry influence all the time. hesteel group materials trade co ., ltd which managed by hesteel purchaing is established in 2013, registered capital of 100 million yuan, business scope includes sales of raw materials,auxiliary materials,steel,chemical products and so on.
hbis automotive steel is a professional company in charge of automotive panel products marketing, which was established in tianjin on february 26, 2023. hbis automotive steel operates one tianjin headquarters, five major strategic marketing centers, and two resident production, sales and research collaborative centers, and two shear and distribution centers to form a "1522" automotive board marketing matrix with a tight connection client and production end. based on the two automotive board production bases of tangshan and handan, the product covers six major products, including pickling, cold rolling, galvanizing, galvanized aluminum magnesium, cold-shaped aluminum silicon, and hot-shaped aluminum silicon to meet the mainstream in the industry materials from mild steel, if steel, high-strength if steel, baking hardening steel to high-strength steel and ultra-high-strength steel. so far, it has established cooperation with more than 30 main engine manufacturers and well-known component enterprises such as bmw brilliance and saic volkswagen. the company builds a technical marketing model to provide customers with a professional, standardized and personalized steel application solutions, including automotive panels selection technical consulting, on-site service, after sales service and customer care. besides, "green and low-carbon" as the core development strategy of the enterprise, the company focuses on promoting green low-carbon car steel, providing better solutions for global climate change and making greater contributions.
hbis materials technology research institute is the core scientific research institution and the physical carrier of r&d center of hbis group，with the goal of building an industry-leading and world-class applied technology research institute, focusing on the research and application of practical new materials, promoting the innovation and reform of cutting-edge major processes and key generic technologies，linking global innovation resources and nurturing leading technology talents, creating a source of original technology and application innovation highland for iron-based and vanadium-titanium materials.
hbis materials institute has seven provincial innovation platforms. it built the leading iron and steel industry in china, the largest scale in north china, and the most complete iron and steel process test and development platform. it also undertook major national and provincial special research tasks, filled multiple independent technologies gap, promoted the transformation and upgrading of hbis group "steel to materials, manufacturing to services" through technological innovation, and seized the commanding heights of future material technology development.