China First Heavy Industries (CFHI) is the special large enterprise and backbone of machine-building industry of China, who grew out of the First Heavy Machinery Works (FHMW) established and put into operation in 1960. Over the past 39 years, CFHI has made unceasing progress. Today, CFHI possesses sophisticated management means and complete quality assurance systems, and has very rich technical force, advanced technology and well-equipped facilities. It has adopted international standard and integrated with scientific researching, designing, manufacturing, transporting and installing. A diversified economical system is forming up which is led by heavy machinery and includes light industry machinery, engineering contracting, information developing and grain processing. CFHI has the authority over international trade and has devoted itself to international trade, economic-technical cooperation. CFHI has cooperated with such famous companies in the world from U.S.A, Japan, U.K, France and etc. its products are spread out not only in China but also to countries and areas in Asia, Europe and North America.
With CFHI as the key member, China First Heavy Machinery Group was founded in July 1993 and became one of the first 55 large-scale experimental groups of the State. The foreign companies have cooperated with CFHI such as: Harnischfeger (P&H) Co., Tippins Co., ADS company in USA and Hugh Smith Co., Davy Co. in UK and Mino Co., Danieli Co. Geteco Co. in Italy and some companies in France, in Japan and etc. CFHI products have been supplied directly to the countries abroad such as: USA, Japan, Germany, Romania, Pakistan, Korea, Thailand, etc