Founded in 1669 (the 8th year of the Kangxi Emperor’s reign), Tong Ren Tang has a history over 340 years while being the imperial medicine supplier for eight Emperors of the Qing Dynasty over 188 years. Over time, Tong Ren Tang constantly complies with its traditional production motto: “Despite the complexity of processing herbal medicines, no compromise on cost and labour. Despite the rareness of medicine ingredients, no compromise on quality and standards.”
China Beijing Tong Ren Tang Group Co., Ltd. (“the Group”), was established in 1992 and has a heritage spirit of “Serving the people and cultivating benevolence.” Besides inheriting the art of manufacturing traditional Chinese medicine (“TCM” ), the Group has also merged its business with modernised production and management processes. The Group set its business objective to be “Lasting Longer, Being Stronger, Doing Better and Getting bigger” and a development strategy of “Being the best reputable group of Modern Chinese Pharmaceutical in the world through focusing on developing health and wellbeing business.” Today, it has developed into a pharmaceutical corporate group with six 2nd tier corporations, three listed companies, 28 production centres, over 2,000 retailing spots, while the business has been focused on “modernising manufacturing, retailing and medical services.” In addition, the Group has also set up its R&D centre, TCM hospital, and education centre, for supporting its continuous development.
Beijing Tong Ren Tang Chinese Medicine Company Ltd. (“BTRTCM”) is one of the 2nd tier corporations of the Group, headquartered in Hong Kong. The company was established in 2004, and is responsible for overseas business management and development, including all overseas businesses such as wholesaling, retailing, investment, import and export trade, product development, brand management and cultural promotion. In 2006, the first cross-boundary manufacturing and R&D plant of Beijing Tong Ren Tang was built at Tai Po in Hong Kong. BTRTCM was successfully listed on GEM of the Stock Exchange in Hong Kong in May 2013. It further supports BTRTCM’s sustainable development and business expansion across the globe.
With its “unique recipes, top-quality raw materials, excellent workmanship, and evident curative effect”, Beijing Tong Ren Tang maintains a good reputation all over the world. Its products can be found almost everywhere. It is estimated by the end of 2016, the business would be spread across over 26 countries and regions out of China, with over 130 drug stores, TCM medical centres and healthcare centres.
Looking forward, Beijing Tong Ren Tang is prepared for embracing challenges, uniting the traditional production procedures with modern techniques, and further contributing to the development of TCM.