3 state-level scientific platforms, 1 joint laboratoryPatent system
Ninestar has built the biggest patent platform in the industry. Its patent system is capable of retrieving, downloading, analyzing and managing global patent information. It can also keep tabs on competitors’ patent strategies and provides information on previous patent violation lawsuits in the industry. Ninestar has over 20 000 authorized patents for its use and owns over 1000 proper patents.Innovation milestones:
● 2000：Started manufacturing compatible ink cartridges for inkjet printers
● 2002：Became the first company in the industry that developed encrypted chip for compatible ink cartridge, which laid solid foundation for the sustainable development of compatible ink cartridge industry
● 22003：Invented micro-pressure valve ink supply technology，solved the environmental pollution problem caused by the residual ink in used ink cartridge.
● 2004：Succeeded to develop compatible toner cartridge with patented technology and started compatible toner cartridge industry in China.
● 2007：Succeeded to develop pigment ink technology that produced 100-year durable pictures, bringing its ink manufacturing technology to world leading level.
● 2008：Launched Unismart system and made great contribution to recycling industry.
● 2009：Developed laser electrostatic imaging technology and reached up to 95% toner transfer rate, recognized as world leading environment-friendly laser printing technology.
● 2012：Developed dedicated SOC chip technology with China-made CPU, ensuring national information security.
● 2015：Developed direct injection 3D full color light curing printing technology, making its 3D technology one of the most advanced levels.