Notice & Notification
Statement on Illegal Counterfeits of Company’s Products

By Shanxi Taigang Stainless Steel Co., LTD. UpDate 2013-05-16

Respected consumers and people from all social circles:

Shanxi Taigang Stainless Steel Co., LTD. (hereinafter referred to as "the Company"), a listed company issued A-share, was established by Taiyuan Iron and Steel (Group) Co., LTD. (hereinafter referred to as "TISCO” or the “Group") in June 1998 after the Group restructuring its operational assets of stainless steel production business. In June 2006, after completing the main asset acquisition from TISCO, the Company possessed of a whole steel production processes and related supporting facilities. It has now become the world’s largest stainless steel enterprise equipped with up-to-date technical and process equipments and complete set of specifications. 

In 2011, the Company had issued an announcement on safeguarding company brand and fighting against counterfeit producers, while recently several traders are found to forge and falsify the company’s "Product Quality Certificate", pretend to be the Company’s franchised dealers by publishing false advertisement, sell counterfeit products in the name of “TG”, “TISCO” and “STSS” without permission, pass inferior products off as the Company’s products to seek illegal interests and etc., all above illegal activities have seriously harmed the interests of consumers as well as the interests and brand reputation of the Company, meanwhile, disturbed the normal market order.

For this reason, the company states as follows:

1.Any enterprises and individuals, whichever, conduct business operations by illegal means in the process of steel trade, such as sell inferior as superior, change labels, unauthorized use of the Company name, tamper with “Product Quality Certificate " and etc., shall immediately stop all violation activities infringed the rights and interests and the brand reputation of the Company.

2.To defend the legal right and interest of consumers as well as the reputation of our company, we will take legal action against existing counterfeit and infringement behaviors, and report to judicial authorities the crime involved in counterfeit, if any.

3.The Company has set up a Brand Marketing Management office in the Marketing Department; to manage the products brand affairs and anti-counterfeiting work. If you have any doubt about the authenticity of “Product Quality Certificate”, please take no hesitate to call or visit us.

TEL: 0351-3018888 – 8072, 8073, 8075    0351-3017256
FAX: 0351-3019888 – 8072, 8073, 8075    0351-3017256

4.The company has set up twenty sales subsidiaries all over the country (subsidiaries list please see the attachment), to take charge of product sales in related region. Authorized dealers have signed long-term product supply agreements with the Company, and have special authorization certificate issued by the Company. Lists of sales subsidiaries and authorized dealers can be accessed under the column of “Window of Marketing" in company official website,

5.We welcome consumers and dealers to provide information about violation activities infringed the brand image and the rights and interests of the Company, so that we can take corresponding measures to jointly maintain the good order of the steel market and protect our common interests.

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