Changchai Co., Ltd

Changchai Co., Ltd. is not only a nearly century-old national industrial enterprise, but also one of the earliest internal-combustion engine manufacturers in China. It is the first listed company in the national agricultural machinery industry and Changzhou city. Now , Changchai has both A and B shares. Its annual output can reach 1.2 million diesel engines. So far, it has manufactured more than 2,700 million diesel engines that ranked the NO.1 in the domestic market, and its products have been exported to 78 countries and areas.

Company details

123 Huaide Zhong Road , Changzhou , 213002 China

Locations Served

Business Type:
Manufacturer
Industry Type:
Agriculture
Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)

Changchai Co., Ltd. is not only a nearly century-old national industrial enterprise, but also one of the earliest internal-combustion engine manufacturers in China. It is the first listed company in the national agricultural machinery industry and Changzhou city. Now , Changchai has both A and B shares. Its annual output can reach 1.2 million diesel engines. So far, it has manufactured more than 2,700 million diesel engines that ranked the NO.1 in the domestic market, and its products have been exported to 78 countries and areas.

Changchai mainly produces small and medium power diesel engine and the power output ranges from 1.7kW to 80kW. There are more than 1000 varieties. The products can be widely used as power unit for vehicle transport, agriculture & engineering machinery, ship propulsion, etc.

“Changchai” trademark is identified as the earliest well-known trademarks in China. The single-cylinder diesel engines won the title of China Famous Brand Product. Changchai passed the ISO9000 certification, the ISO14001 Environmental Management System Certification, the ISO/TS16949 Quality management system certification for automotive. In March 2013, Changchai won the Certificate for the exemption from export inspection. “Changchai” brand was continuously selected by “500 the most valuable brands in China” and Top ten “the most influential brand of internal combustion engines in China”. The brand value is RMB 3.276 billion in 2012.

Changchai possesses advanced internal combustion engine manufacture equipment and technology, which introduced the advanced casting, processing and the internal combustion engine testing equipment from the USA, Germany, Switzerland, Japan, and Austria. It owned the state-level enterprise technical center and Postdoctoral research workstation. Now enterprise technical center has the powerful technical skill with more than 500 various technical staff. So far, the corporation has obtained 74 national patents and about 500 items new project. Many types of multi-cylinder diesel engines got the U.S EPATier4 and ECIIIA. It got the passport of entering the European and American market.

The corporation has built a national sales service network, 11 sales service units, 31 sales service center, over 400 after-sales nets and 600 special maintenance stations. These sales net stations can be found everywhere. In the small and medium diesel engines industry, our service system is the most complete and its coverage is widest. We would provide the high quality, the most efficient and prompt service to our customers

Changchai Co., Ltd grows out of Houshen Machine-building Factory, the very first mechanical plant founded in Changzhou in 1913 and one of the forerunners of internal-combustion engine manufacturing in China. In 1929, diesel engines of 8 hp and 27 hp built by Houshen respectively won gold medals at the West Lake Fair. 

In 1955, Houshen was renamed as Local and State co-owned Changzhou Machine-building factory, merging with a dozen of other rivals such as Wancheng, Qiujing and Mingda. After the merger, it manufactured a range of products that included 6105 model air-cooled 60 hp diesel engine, 4120 model air-cooled 60 hp diesel engine, internal-combustion engines of 15 different specifications, trucks with a carrying capacity of 4 tons, road rollers of 8 to 10 tons and buses.