1974 Taiwan San Tyau Co., Ltd.(the company hereafter) was established at Taipei City.
1975 The company was moved to Hsin-Tien, Taipei Hsien where it is located now. President is Fu-Cheng Sun who has been president of the company till the time when this homepage is established. Main products of the company: measuring tapes, springs, blades and cutters.
1980 Sister company - Powerful Mechanical & Electrical Ind. Co., Ltd. joined in our group.
It specializes in developing and designing various precision toolings, hardware parts, and machineries.
1987 Heat - treatment production line was added.
1989 The company started developing cutter toolings. And 3 sets of blade grinding machines were designed and finished by Powerful Mechanical & Electrical Ind. Co., Ltd.
1991 Plastic injection facilities were installed. Since then we can arrange the plastic parts to be made in house. Measuring tapes monthly capacity reached to 500,000 pcs. Snap-off blades monthly capacity reached to 3 million.
1992 After a long period of investigation, the company decided to invest a Rolling Mill at WuZhou, China, its name is Sun Joy Steel Strip Products Co., Ltd.(WuZhou). Number of employees is more than 550. It is a joint - venture between Taiwanese, Chinese and German, specializing in producing various of high carbon steel thin strips. Taiwan San Tyau Co., Ltd. is the biggest shareholder. Through one year's preparation, three year's construction and training, scope of operations are nearly fully matured.
1995 Successfully developed high tension resistant fiberglass surveyor's tape. The company's second assembly line of measuring tapes was established at Tainan, south part of Taiwan, to release labor shortage around Taipei suburb.
1996 Successfully developed nylon coated steel tape blades.
1997 Successfully developed two-color (yellow and white) fiberglass ribbons.
1998 Successfully developed Class I printing machine with Japanese technicians. Number of employees is over 190.
1999 Sun Joy Steel Strip Products Co.,Ltd.(Wu Zhou)has been granted ISO-9002 Certificate.
2000 Concentrated on developing new measuring tapes and got 8 U.S. Patents.
Got EEC Class I certificate for measuring tapes. Installed one more heat-treatment facility to catch up with bigger order demand.
2001 Got EEC Class I certificate for long steel tapes. Got EEC Class II certificate for fiberglass tapes.
2002 Invested rotary plastic injection machine. President Mr. Sun wins the National Invention Award of Taiwan.
2003 Taiwan facotry got ISO 9001-2000 certificate

Established China tape measure factory in Kunshan, Jiangsu, - Shrek Hardware & Tools Co.

2006 Started the development of digital tape - eTape
2007 Ready for production of eTape