Hunan Yuhua Technology Group Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as "Yuhua Group") was founded in April 2002, is a high-tech enterprise in Hunan Province, located in Hengyang Zhuhui District Jinjialing. The main products are sodium bicarbonate (baking soda), ammonium chloride, industrial salt, ammonium bicarbonate and other products. After more than 10 years of development, it has become a subsidiary company with more than 1,000 employees and an annual output of 300,000 tons of baking soda. It has become the leading production enterprise in China and the first production enterprise in Asia.
Yuhua Group mainly uses the abundant rock salt resources in Hengyang to produce sodium bicarbonate by the double decomposition process of brine and ammonium carbonate. Yuhua "Snow Flower" brand baking soda products are widely used in chemical industry, washing, food, aquaculture, medicine, textile, environmental protection and other industrial sectors as well as people's daily life in various fields. Mainly exported to Hunan, Hubei, Guangdong, Guangxi, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Shanghai, Jiangxi, Henan, Hebei, Shandong and other markets; overseas mainly exported to Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Southeast Asia, the United States and the European Union more than 80 countries and regions. The export volume of baking soda accounts for more than 50% of the total volume of the company, and the top five of the total volume of export earnings is ranked in the city.
At the very beginning of the founding of the Yuhua group, it was determined to become a global leader in baking soda. We have invested more than 5 billion yuan to continuously develop the "short board" and constantly improve the upstream and downstream industry chain. The Yuhua group now has two brine mining rights and salt reserves of 7 billion tons. In order to solve the problem of ammonium carbide supply, Hengdong County Nitrogen Fertilizer Plant was purchased wholly in 2006, and Hengdong Yuhua Chemical Co., Ltd. was established; Hengnan Nitrogen Fertilizer Plant was purchased jointly in 2015, Hengyang Jinyu Chemical Co., Ltd. was reorganized and established, in December 2017, Hengyang Jinyu Chemical Co. At the end of 2014, Yuhua Group invested 170 million yuan to build 1.2 million tons/year ammonium chloride mother liquor water treatment system. The project was commissioned on August 1, 2016. 150 thousand tons of ammonium chloride can be recovered every year, and 100 thousand tons of industrial salt will be recovered to achieve a recycling economy. Yuhua Group Co., Ltd. 300,000 tons per year sodium bicarbonate production plant and 1.2 million tons per year ammonium chloride mother liquor water treatment system, is the only "double decomposition production of sodium bicarbonate, thermal production of ammonium chloride" large-scale device, its process, core technology has reached the world's leading level.
The salt brine chemical industry is the pillar industry of Hengyang City. In order to meet the needs of Yuhua Group to develop and expand the salt brine industry in Hengyang City, Yuhua Group will expand the production of baking soda to 850,000 tons per year in the future and become the largest baking soda producer in the world.