the precursor of citic dicastal co., ltd (hereinafter referred to as cittc dicastal) is dicastal wheel manufacturing co., ltd and is the first aluminum manufacturer in china mainland which was invested by citic group in 1988. in october 2007, citic dicastal made shareholding system reform and in august 2012 changed company name to citic dicastal co., ltd officially.
citic dicastal, the largest supplier for aluminum wheels and chassis components in the world, can be divided to 5 periods in terms of its development history, namely product differentiation, development of oem market, group business model innovation, leaping development and diversification of industry scale as well as internationalization. domestically, cittc dicastal's export volume of aluminum automotive components takes first place in china. and cittc dicastal ranks 50th among the world top 100 global oem part suppliers; the first lighthouse factory in the global aluminum wheel industry.
in terms of customer resources, with high-class quality and services, citic dicastal has completed its global market layout. now cittc dicastal supplies main oems for finished automobile manufacturers both domestic and abroad, including mercedes-benz, bww, audi, vw, gm, ford, stellantis, renault–nissan-mitsubishi, toyota, honda, mazda, hyundai-kia, faw, saic, dongfeng motor corporation, gac group, baic motor, changan motor, geely, gwm group, byd, etc. meanwhile, citic dicastal provides oems for global new energy vehicles.
citic dicastal engineering research and development institute has accomplished its research and development layout globally, and actively conducted research on new materials and processes with global r&d resources, and built a "three-in-one" lightweight r&d system from material research, product structure optimization to process. in terms of synchronized development, cittc dicastal, by virtue of 24-hour seamless r&d design and tests, has achieved close and seamless transition from ideal design to real production, with great improvements in its advance r&d ability and production efficiency, so as to enable cittc dicastal to provide global customers with integrated manufacturing solutions for environment friendly and lightweight aluminum wheels as well as aluminum components.
in the meanwhile, as the setter of industry standards, citic dicastal has been actively building its own intelligent production management platform, implementing technologies such as internationally advanced lp casting, counter-pressure casting, flow forming and forging, etc to produce lightweight aluminum casting components and aluminum wheels, which represent the highest level of global automotive components manufacturing.
facing the future growth, citic dicastal formed its own company culture which is made of “benevolence (ren), righteousness (yi), manners (li), wisdom (zhi) and credit (xin)” which also becomes belief of dicastal people globally by combining chinese confucianism and essence of western industrial civilization. planning relationship among all five factors like "cohesion", "responsibility" "compliance", "innovation" and "integrity" of company culture as a whole, with the spirit of freeing mind further, opening up and innovation, evolving to change, citic dicastal is striving to be the first class supplier in the world with core technologies for lightweight component solutions by pushing industrial upgrade, transformation and transfer, focusing on aluminum wheel business and growing non-wheel business, and has been making efforts to contribute to the development of the world green economy.