- The company set up Smart Parking Division and began to explore the smart machinery industry.
- In November, the company was successfully listed on the stock market.
- In October, the company was recognized as Shandong Provincial Technology Center.
- In June, the company restructured as Shandong Dahan Construction Machinery Co., Ltd.
- Became Graduate Student Workstation of Shandong University.
- Built manufacturing plants in Guangdong and Hunan with cooperative partners, began to set a nation-wide industrial layout.
- Successively won multiple honorary titles like Mayor Quality Award of Jinan City, National Enterprise of Observing Contract and Excellent Credit Standing, Customer Satisfied Products and Innovative Private Enterprise, etc.
- In October, successfully held the 2nd Dahan Operation Strategy and Cooperation Development Summit
- In November, exhibited multiple products at a 475㎡outdoor booth at Bauma China.
- Ranked top 3 in terms of annual sales of construction elevators, and became a leading brand in the industry.
- Headquarters moved to Jinan Hi-tech Development Zone.
- Participated in the revision of national standards (GB13752).
- Won Mayor Quality Award of Zhangqiu City.
- Won the title of Leading Enterprise of Excellent Tower Crane Manufacturing Base of Shandong Province.
- Set up manufacturing plant in Guangdong with partners.
- Won the title of Famous Brand Product of Shandong Province.
- Won the title of Hi-tech Enterprise of Shandong Province.
- The sixth manufacturing base was put into production, which marked Dahan’s structural adjustment from a small and medium manufacturing plant to a medium and large manufacturing base.
- Set up manufacturing plant in Hunan with partners.
- Top-slewing crane, flat-top tower crane, and luffing jib tower crane product lines were completed.
- Completed the construction of service outlet network in the whole country.
- Established Zhongkang International Financial Leasing Co., Ltd. and made new breakthrough in the marketing mode.
- The new modern office building in the manufacturing base was completed.
- Won the title of Famous Trademark of Shandong Province.
- The No.3 plant in the north section started construction.
- Won the title of Hi-tech Enterprise of Jinan.
- The production capacity exceeded 10,000 sets, which ranked first in the small and medium-sized tower crane industry.
- Established Shandong Dahan Import & Export Trade Co., Ltd. and built the global sales network.
- The No.2, No.5, and No.6 plants in the north section were put into production.
- The automatic coating line was put into production.
- Turntable welding robot was put into production (which was used for the first time in the industry in China).
- ERP management system was put into use.
- The annual production capacity exceeded 5,000 sets.
- The first flat top standard section structure PT125 tower crane of Shandong Province was successfully manufactured (independently developed by the company).
- The standard section welding robot was officially put into production (which was used for the first time in the industry in China).
- Implemented innovation in marketing modes and set up nation wide marketing network.
- The new No.1 North Plant was put into production.
- Gained the permission for import and export, and the first QTZ63 was exported to Korea.
- The annual production capacity exceeded 1,000 sets.
- Moved to the south plant area and the new building was officially put into use.
- Gained the "DAHAN" trademark issued by the State Trademark Office.
- Won the honorary title of "Famous Brand Product" issued by the Construction Department of Shandong Province.
- Gained the Manufacture License of Special Equipment issued by General Administration of Quality Supervision Inspection and Quarantine of P.R.C.
- The first QTZ63 tower crane was put into production.
- The manufacturing plant moved to a new location.
- Gained the license for temporary production of tower crane.
- Produced the first QTG25 tower crane.
- Gained the certificate of ISO9001:2000 quality system.
- Production capacity exceeded 100 sets.
- Shandong Dahan Construction Machinery Co., Ltd. was established.
- November 27, 2000, the construction of manufacturing plant began.