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We are the leading manufacturer and supplier of food and beverage packaging containers in Taiwan. Our company is financially sound and has long been regarded as one of the best performing manufacturers on this island. Our total registered capital now is at $3,050,000,000 NTD.

Great China Metal was founded in 1973. In 1990, the company became a publicly listed company on the Taiwan Stock Exchange. In 1994, the company passed the ISO 9002 Certification.

In the past 37 years, all of our colleagues strictly abide by the company’s quality control policy. Our quality control mindset is to have the whole staff participate in pursuing quality first and to strive to produce supreme quality products. Our core values are : Continuous Innovation, Strives toward Perfection, Social Responsibility. We achieve these goals by introducing the most advanced production technologies from several countries. These countries include: USA, UK, Germany, France, Canada and Italy. Today, GCM has become a highly automated manufacturer with accumulated experience in many professional fields such as: mechanical engineering, electrical machinery, precision molding, chemical industrial knowledge, printing, and creative art design.

GCM’s principal activities are manufacturing and selling metal containers. Other production includes printing services for metal and metal containers. Products include Aluminum Cans, Steel Cans, DRD Cans, General Purpose Artistic and Sanitation Cans, Various Aluminum and Tinplate Can Ends, Perform, Plastic Closures, Stretch Film, etc. To satisfy the increasing demand from both domestic and international customers we maintain a broad customer range, covering industries including, food, beverage, electronic, packaging and many more.

Currently we have a total of 7 production facilities set up across Taiwan, China and Vietnam with a combined daily production capacity at 10 million units. In addition, the company has set an ambitious growth initiative to build three more new factories in next five years.

Date Company was Established : 11/26/1973

Chairman: C. Y. Chiang

President: C. S. Chiang

Spokesperson: Chia Chun Chiang

Company Stock Code: 9905

Stock Publicly Listed Date: 8/8/1990

Our Core Values

◎Continuous Innovation
◎Strives toward Perfection
◎Social Responsibility

Our Quality Control

◎Whole staff participation
◎Pursuing Supreme Quality

Environmental Protection

GCM strives to protect the Earth with a green initiative by reducing carbon emissions, conserving energy, and putting value on the Earth’s precious resources.

Our history

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A Timeline of GCM’s History

Great China Metal Ind. Co., Ltd was founded on November 26, 1973 with an initial capital investment of $10,000,000 NTD.
1974:The first phase of construction and workshop was completed in our TouFen Factory. We also successfully installed Taiwan’s first British Crabtree Two-Color Tin Lithography printing line for commercial products.
1976:Installation of Taiwan’s first Minster Combined Punch Press for manufacturing the aluminum 202 and 211 diameter Easy Open End (EOE).
1977:Installation of Taiwan’s first Swiss-made Soudronic 3-piece weld can production line.
1979:Completed installation for the second, third, and fourth aluminum EOE production lines. Developed mold for 209 diameter EOE.
1980:Invested $15,000,000 USD and commissioned America’s PAC Company to install one 2-piece aluminum can production line with the capacity of 800 CPM.
1981:Taiwan’s first high speed 2-piece aluminum can production line officially commissioned.
1982:Signed a technical collaboration agreement with America’s Continental Can Company.
1985:GCM imported and installed the first two piece Draw-and-Redraw (DRD) production equipment from Germany’s Alfonshaar Company. This was the first distortion printing technology installed in Taiwan.
1986:Additional high speed 3-piece weld can production lines installed.
1987:Installed second 2-piece aluminum can line and one new line for 206 diameter aluminum EOE.
1989:Built two new production lines respectfully for 307 and 301 diameter aluminum Full Open Ends (FOE).
1990:GCM’s company stock was officially listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange on August 8.
1990:New installations and commissioning completed for 946ml and 500ml 2-piece aluminum can lines.
1991:Introduced the newly developed 209 diameter aluminum FOE for commercial production.
1992:Increased production capacity for the second 2-piece aluminum can line to 1,600 CPM.
1993:Installed a new 250ml 2-piece aluminum can line.
1993:In compliance with the Government’s Environmental Policy, GCM introduced the high speed (daily output of 5 million pcs) SOT production line, and completed machine tests for commercial production.
1994:The TouFen Factory passed ISO 9002 quality authentication by the Commodity Inspection Bureau.
1995:The FuGang Factory passed ISO 9002 quality authentication by the Commodity Inspection Bureau.
1995:Established a new subsidiary company, “Shanghai United Can Co., LTD” in Shanghai, China. Commercial production started in June.
1997:Established a new subsidiary company, “Huatong United (Nantong) Plastic Industry Co., Ltd” in Jiangsu’s Haimen City of China to produce LLDPE Stretch Film.
1998:Turned earnings to capital investment, increased the company’s registered capital amount to a total of $3,050,000,000 NTD.
2004:Established “GCM Packaging Co., Ltd.” in Vietnam to produce solely SOT EOE.
2006:Installed the 3rd LLDPE Stretch Film production line in “Huatong United (Nantong) Plastic Industry Co., Ltd”
2007:The subsidiary company “Shanghai United Can Co., Ltd” and “Toyo Seikan Kaisha Ltd” strategically aligned together to form the new joint venture company, “Chongqing United Can Co., LTD” and successfully commenced manufacturing 2-piece aluminum cans in August.
2009:Established the new subsidiary company “Jinan United Can Co., Ltd” in Shandong’s Jinan City of China and installed two production lines for 2-piece aluminum cans. Planned production to commence in the last quarter of 2010.
2015: Introduced the Three-Color Metal Decorating Machines line from FUJI KIKAI KOGYO Co.,Ltd, Japan, installed and run production.
2016: Established a Eco can factory and introduced the patented aTulc aluminum can technology of Japanese Toyo Seikan Co.,ltd.
2016: Installed the fifth LLDPE Stretch Film production line in “Huatong United (Nantong) Plastic Industry Co., Ltd”.
2018: The subsidiary company “Huatong United (Nantong) Plastic Industry Co., Ltd” invested and acquired 30% of the equity of“Foshan Sanshui Changlee United Container Co., Ltd.”.
2018: Introduced the Two-Color Metal Decorating Machine line from FUJI KIKAI KOGYO Co.,Ltd, Japan, installed and run production.

Overseas Branch

Shanghai United Can

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Shanghai United Can Co., Ltd. is a subsidiary company wholly owned by the holding company of Great China Metal Ind. Co., Ltd. The company was established in 1995 with capital investment of USD 49,200,000.
◎Major product: 2-piece aluminum can, dia. 202/206 ring pull tab end, dia. 202/206 easy open end.
◎Major capacity: 330ml/500ml aluminum can at 800,000,000 pcs per annum, dia. 202/206 ring pull tab end & easy open end at 2,500,000,000 pcs per annum.
◎ Major equipment:2-piece aluminum can production line, easy open end production line.
◎Address: No.89 Chexin Road, Chedun Town, Songjiang District, Shanghai, China
Tel:+86-21-57602801
Fax:+86-21-57601071
Website:http://www.suc.cn/

Huatong United

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Huatong United (Nantong) Plastic Industry Co., Ltd. is a subsidiary company wholly owned by the holding company of Great China Metal Ind. Co., Ltd. The company was established in 1997 with capital investment of USD 9,450,000.
◎Major product: stretch film for packaging use
◎Major capacity: 20,000 tons per annum
◎Major equipment: SML/DOLCI production line
◎Address: No.895, Xiushan East Road, Haimen Economic Development Zone, Jiangsu Province, China
Tel:+86-513-82225693
Fax:+86-513-82222463
Website:http://www.htplastic.com.cn/

Chongqing United Can

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Chongqing United Can Co., Ltd. is a subsidiary company wholly owned by the holding company of Great China Metal Ind. Co., Ltd. The company was established in 2007 with registered capital of USD 14,000,000.
◎Major product: 2-piece aluminum can
◎Major capacity: 330ml/500ml aluminum can at 1,000,000,000 pcs per annum.
◎Major equipment: aluminum can production line
◎Address: No.78 Lvcheng Avenue of Xipeng, Jiu Long Po District, ChongQing, China
Tel:+86-23-65803001
Fax:+86-23-68782170

Jinan United Can

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Jinan United Can Co., Ltd. is a subsidiary company wholly owned by the holding company of Great China Metal Ind. Co., Ltd. The company was established in 2009 with registered capital of USD 23,000,000.
◎Major product: 2-piece aluminum can
◎Major capacity: 330ml/500ml/Sleek aluminum can at 1,400,000,000 pcs per annum
◎Major equipment: aluminum can production line
◎Address: No.27399 of Panwang Road, Zhangqiu District, Jinan City, Shandong Province, China
Tel:+86-531-81290398
Fax:+86-531-81290388
Website:http://www.jucc.cn/

Sunshui Changlee

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Sunshui Changlee United Container Co., Ltd. with registered capital of USD 6,000,000. The company is a subsidiary company indirect investment 30% of the shares by the holding company of Great China Metal Ind. Co., Ltd. Great China Metal Ind. Co., Ltd. has the substantive ability to lead the relevant activities in the company.
◎Major product: stretch film for packaging use
◎Major capacity: 5,000 tons per annum
◎Major equipment: SML production line
◎Address: Building 1, No. 5, Jinze Road, Xinan Street, Sanshui District, Foshan City, Guangdong Province, China
Tel:+86-757-87814760
Fax:+86-757-87820068
Website:http://www.fscuc.cn/

GCM Packaging(VN)

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GCM PACKAGING (VIETNAM) CO., LTD. is a subsidiary company wholly owned by the holding company of Great China Metal Ind. Co., Ltd. The company was established in 2004 with capital investment of USD 6,800,000.
◎Major product: dia. 200/401/502 easy open end
◎Major capacity: dia. 200 easy open end at 600,000,000 pcs per annum, dia. 401/502 easy open end at 200,000,000 pcs per annum
◎Major equipment:easy open end production line
◎No. 29 Doc lap Boulevard, Vietnam Singapore Industrial Park, Binh Hoa ward, Thuan An Town, Binh Duong Province, Vietnam
Tel:+84-650-3767494
Fax:+84-650-3767491