In 1994, two private houses were rented and the family workshop started.
In 1996, the company's predecessor "Chouzhou Plastic Straw, Yiwu" was established.
In 1997, Soton's trademark was successfully registered.
In 1998, Soton began to establish a standardized corporate organization structure and acquired more than ten factories. The scale of the company expanded dramatically.
In 1999, E-commerce was promoted globally, and foreign trade products were exported.
Foreign Export Business
In 2000, Soton's foreign export business increased significantly.
In 2002, after 5 years of development, the company built its third-generation factory.
Job Assessment Outline
In 2003, Soton issued the "Job Assessment Outline" and Sanitary Management System. The corporate management was further standardized and improved.
4th Eco-friendly Plant
In 2005, after 3 years of development, the fourth-generation environmental protection plant was established and put into use.
In 2006, industry association standards for Polypropylene Drinking Straw and Disposable Plastic Drinking Cup was drafted.
High Attention from the Society
In 2007, Soton received high attention from the society, and government and has been reported by media many times.
Polypropylene Drinking Straws
In 2008, Soton completed the drafting of the Polypropylene Drinking Straws national standard.
In 2009, Soton was awarded as Zhejiang Province Green Enterprise, Zhejiang Province Advanced Demonstration Enterprise for Energy Conservation and Consumption Reduction, Zhejiang Province Clean Production Enterprise.
Famous Trademark of China
In 2010, the "Soton" trademark was recognized as "Famous Trademark of China" by the State Administration for Industry and Commerce.
Second Five-year Development Plan
In 2011, the second five-year development plan of Soton was released.
ISO International Standard
In 2012, the drafting and preparation of Jinhua's first ISO International Standard submitted by Soton were approved by 124 member states in the Swiss ISO Standards Committee.
In 2013, Soton started the operation of the E-commerce platform, Taobao, Tmall, JD, etc.
Zhejiang Export Brand
In 2014, Soton was recognized as Zhejiang Export Brand by Commerce Department of Zhejiang Province.
In 2015, the first batch of more than a dozen innovative straws was developed by Soton.
In 2016, the compilation and drafting work of the ISO Specification for Polypropylene Drinking Straw, which takes 10 years, was completed and released to the world.
Second-phase Production Project
In 2018, Soton obtained another 20 acres of industrial production land and implemented the second-phase production project expansion plan.
Intelligent Production Plant
In 2019, the second phase of the intelligent production plant began construction.
National Green Factory
In 2020, the second phase of the plant was officially put into use and won the title of National Green Factory.