||Awarded inspection approval by the US FDA, making the company the first general pharmaceutical manufacturer in Taiwan to receive acknowledgement from the US government.
||First pharmaceutical manufacturer in Taiwan’s to implement a GMP system; company opens a new factory meeting GMP standards.
||Signs a technology collaboration contract with the US firm Smith Kline & French Overseas Co. for the production and sale of that company’s patented Tagamet Tablets in Taiwan.
||Recipient of the National Biotechnology and Health Care Quality Award.
||Receives the Gold Medal for Manufacturing Technology in the 1st Pharmaceutical Technology Research and Development Awards.