|Traded as||SSE: 600487|
|Industry||Power and fiber optic cable|
|Founded||Sino-Japanese Joint Venture Wujiang Miaodu Optical Cable Co., Ltd. (October 1993)|
|Revenue||7.8 billion RMB (2012)|
Hengtong (SSE: 600487) is a Chinese power and fiber optic cable manufacturer. It is listed as the 7th largest manufacturer in market research firm Integer's 2017 Top 100 Global Wire & Cable Producers and the only Chinese cable manufacturer to make the ranking's top 10.
The company claimed the top spot with annual revenue growth of 46.5% from 2008-12 in a report by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants titled "China's Next 100 Global Giants", a ranking of Chinese businesses with the most global growth potential.
The company was founded in 1993 and in 2003 was listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange.
In 2012, the company announced a joint venture in Brazil with local cable manufacturer, Brascopper, to establish a manufacturing facility for fiber optic cable in Mato Grosso do Sul. Hentong will hold 51% of the JV, which was established to further the company's goal of expanding in Brazil and the rest of Latin America.
- "China's next 100 global giants" (PDF). Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.
- "HENGTONG ranked in 7th in the list of Top 100 Global Wire & Cable Producers by Integer". PR Newswire. September 22, 2017.
- "OFS, Hengtong to Form Joint Venture". Photonics Media. June 29, 2010.
- "Hentong Photoelectric to Set up a Optical Cable Manufacturing & Sale Company in Brizil with Brascopper". ResearchInChina. March 12, 2012.