The technology center of JXHT was established in July 2012. It was identified as municipal technology center by Jiaozuo Municipal Science and Technology Bureau in October 2013 and as "Henan Industrial Furnace Engineering Technology Center" by science and technology office of the People’s Government of Henan Province in December 2014. Since its establishment, the technology center has obtained 11 national patents (another dozen are declared and pending) and 2 provincial scientific research achievements, and it has published more than 10 influential professional papers in kernel journals.
The center has a full range of R&D equipments and testers. It has 48 professional and technical personnel including 8 senior engineers, 1 doctoral and 8 master's degree. In order to make the research and development ability to run quickly into the fast lane, the center strengthens cooperation with many colleges and universities such as University of Science and Technology Beijing, Wuhan University of Science and Technology, Xi`an University of Architecture and Technology, hired a number of senior experts and professors as the company's technical adviser. So far the center has a team of professional and technical personnel, and it recruits a number of outstanding graduates from the well-known colleges and universities to enrich the team and optimize the echelon construction of professional and technical personnel every year. Now the center has strong independent research and development capabilities.
In order to adapt to the national policy of structural adjustment, the center focuses on the research and development of high quality, energy saving, long life, environmental protection type high grade products, and has applied the research results to the production practice. The company's products have been extended from reheating furnace materials to petrochemical, electric power, chemical industry, nonferrous metals smelting and steel making functional materials. Relying on a strong technical center, the company has been ranked among the top scientific and technological innovation oriented enterprises manufacturing high grade refractory products for reheating furnace, iron, steel, nonferrous metals industries.