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2015
SELF achieved National Enterprise Postdoctoral Programme. Issued by National Human Resources&Social Security Bureaue and National postdoctoral Administrative Committee.
SELF was accredited by CNAS (China National Accreditation Service for Conformity Assessment) for the competence of testing and calibration laboratory.
2014
SELF lab obtains VDE's Test Data Acceptance Program certification.
The publication of The Light Emitting Diode (LED) Lighting Fixture for Architectural Indoor Use which is the first products standard for construction industry and will start to be implemented since May 1st, 2015.
2013
BAMBO won iF product design award in Germany.
SELF was accredited with The Certificate for Exemption from Export Inspection, becoming the first in the domestic lighting industry to receive the honor.
The Research Institute was approved as Zhejiang Province Enterprise Research Institute.
2012
SELF was featured on China’s CCTV10 “Infinite Innovation” program for success in product and market development as well as effective management systems.
SELF Europe expanded into France, establishing an office in Paris in April, 2012.
SELF became the first private company in China to obtain UL’s Client Test Data Program certification. And the fourth company in China to be authorized CTDP after Osram China, Philips China and GE China.
SELF underwent a rebranding campaign to upgrade the visual image of SELF Electronics
The China Building Department granted SELF the role of chief editor of LED Indoor Lighting Standards
SELF became an authorized postdoctoral institution of the ZheJiang Province.
2010
The SELF Electronics testing laboratory is now UL certified through the NEBS Independent Testing Laboratory (ITL) Certification Program.
Mr. Lin Wanjiong, the general manager, made a speech titled “The New Thought – What About the Future Five Years of SELF after 17 Years of Internal and External Great Changes?” and come up with the mid-term plan and long-term goal of the Company about leading the enterprise’s development with new thoughts.
The Company promulgated Frame Specification for Organization Structural Adjustment of the Company, organized and set up strategic layer and operational layer. SELF began the development process of guiding the transformation of individual ability to organizational ability.
2009
The American subsidiary was registered successfully in Atlanta of the United States.
The German subsidiary was registered successfully in Cologne. Establishment of the oversea subsidiaries marked that the practice of international operation of the company was launched officially.
2008
The workshop was moved to No. 1345, Juxian Road.. From signing the land purchase contract with the government on Sep. 23, 2003 until now, the company had finished the construction of Phase I project of the third generation workshop.
2005
SELF successfully developed our first LED product series, which signified a transformation of strategic product focus.
Recognized as a National Hi-Tech Enterprise of China three times in succession since 2005.
2004
The trademark “SELF” was successfully registered in the US.
2003
The Company set up Shenzhen Office.
2001
The trademark “SELF” was registered successfully in the European Community.
The Company obtained the right for self-supported import and export operation.
2000
The enterprise journal named Cultural Garden was founded.
The Company moved to No. 328, West Songjiang Road., Central Area of Yinzhou District, Ningbo, and got its own workshop since then.
1998
SELF’s first electronic transformer passed the German VDE certification, becoming the first Chinese company to earn this certification for transformer technology.
1997
In the first half year, TÜV incident happened to CST60/105 transformer (suffered from claim on quality) in Germany.
With the leaders’ duly handling and the elaborated cooperation of all staffs, the incident was settled in September, and the company turned the crisis into a favorable opportunity.
1996
Electronic transformer of the first kind CST60/105 passed the certification of German TÜV,
1994
The first automatic light HZD101 passed GS certification.
1993
Led by Mr. Lin Wanjiong, 12 people founded Ningbo Self Electronics Co., Ltd. with a registered capital of RMB 3 million Yuan to manufacture infrared sensor lamps (product models are HZD101 and HZD102).
Founders (12 in total): Mr. Lin Wanjiong, Mr. Jiang Feiwei, Ms. Lu Jun, Ms. Xin Yunzhen, Ms. Lang Pingfang, Mr. Meng Yue, Mr. Xu Huikang, Ms. Cai Ying, Mr. Wu Chunlin, Ms. Wang Xiaoyun, Mr. Zhang Shenqian, and Mr. Xu Jinfu.