OTIC Responsible Mineral Supply Chain Policy

Patent & Standardization

Relying on technical progress, Ningxia Orient Tantalum Industry Co., Ltd (OTIC) has become a significantly important supply base for new materials of such rare metals as tantalum, niobium and beryllium for high-tech applications and an export-oriented high-tech enterprise in China.OTIC is one of State-Grade Key High-Tech Enterprises granted by the Ministry of Science and Technology and has gathered most of nationwide experts with masterly skill or technique in the field of metallurgy and processing of tantalum, niobium and beryllium. OTIC has advanced by leaps and bounds relying on advantage of professional talents, technical progress and scientific management.Over the past 30 years, OTIC has totally completed 594 state and provincial research projects and 1604 projects for new product development, in which 82 R&D achievements were honored with state-level and provincial technical progress awards; 24 achievements were honored as State-Grade New Products.
List of OTIC’s Technical Achievements
R&D achievements honored with the second prize of state technical progress;
R&D achievements honored with the third prize of state technical progress;
R&D achievements won the first prize of technical progress from the Ningxia Government or ministries;
More than 100 other achievements won awards from the state or ministries or Ningxia government.
OTIC has received a grant for 44 patents and 9 of which are international.
OTIC chaired the formulation of 59 state and industry technical standards. 
OTIC is the first member of Tantalum-Niobium International Study Center(TIC)  among Chinese Companies.