Brief Introduction

Western Superconducting Technologies Co., Ltd. (WST) established in 2003 in Xi'an Economic and Technological Development Zone with a total share capital of RMB 441.272 million. WST is a leading producer in the manufacturing of titanium, superalloy and superconducting products with highly attention to R&D. As the main R&D and production base for aviation titanium bars and wires, WST also is the only commercialized producer of superconducting wires in China and the only manufacturer with whole-processes from NbTi ingots and bars, superconducting wires and magnets in the world. WST listed on SSE STAR Market on July 22, 2019 (stock code: 688122).

Upholding the tenet of "Service to the State for the benefit of mankind", WST successively built up a world-leading advanced aviation titanium bars and wires production line; as well as an international first-class, domestic-only NbTi andNb3Sn superconducting wires production line, with an annual production capacity of 4,950 tons of titanium bars and wires, 2,000 tons of superalloy bars, and 750 tons of NbTi and Nb3Sn superconducting wires. Main products include titanium bars, wires, profiles and superalloy bars; NbTi superconducting wires, Nb3Sn superconducting wires; superconducting magnets, hot working equipmentetc. Among them titanium products are mainly used for producing aviation forgings (aircraft structural parts, fasteners and engine parts, etc.), biological implants, and medical instruments; superalloyaremainly applied in new aero engines and gas turbines; superconducting wires serve the purpose of making high-field magnets that are eventually used for large-scale scientific engineering and advanced equipment manufacturing, including new energy, ITER, CFETR, MRI, NMR, MCZ, proton and heavy particle accelerators, etc.

Since its establishment, WST is aim to “filling the domestic scarce, reaching the international advanced”, with main products being urgently needed in domestic.

WST establishes an innovative technical team with several academicians as consultants and a dozen rare metal processing experts. Forging a talent team engaged in new product research and development, pilot test and industrialization. WST has industry high-end talent from the National 10,000 Plan Leading Talent, the National Outstanding Professional and Technical Talent, the National 100, 1000, and 10,000 Talent, the Sanqin Talent, and Shaanxi Model Workers.

WST will maximum draw the advantages of its talents, technology and equipment, under the product orientation of “international advanced, domestic blank, and solve urgent needs”, keep forging ahead towards the goal of "building a world-leading specialized new material manufacturing enterprise".

Company Overview

Full name Western Superconducting Technologies Co., Ltd
Abbreviations WST
Code 688122
Founded February 28,2003
Listing July 22,2019
Domicile Xi'an
STAR Theme New Materials
CSRCSector Manufacturing
Has weighted voting rights structure? No



  2018 2017 2016
Earnings Per Share 0.34 CNY 0.36 CNY 0.45 CNY
R&D expenditure as a % of operating revenue 8.32% 9.10% 6.53%
Operating Revenue 1088 967 978
Net Income 134 143 159

Income Statement (Unit: RMB mn)

  2018 2017 2016
Operating Revenue 1088 967 978
Operating Costs 688 594 574
Operating Income 147 158 181
Pretax Income 148 160 182
Income Tax 14 17 23
Net Income 134 143 159

Balance Sheet(Unit: RMB mn)

  2018 2017 2016
Current Assets-Total 2798 2395 2388
Non-current Assets-Total 1196 1106 927
Total Assets 3994 3501 3315
Current Liabilities-Total 1460 1202 1035
Non-current Liabilities-Total 555 339 364
Total Liabilities 2015 1541 1399
Stockholder's Equity
Share Capital 397 397 397
Retained Profits 331 315 292
Total Owners' Equity 1979 1960 1916

Cash Flow Statement (Unit: RMB mn)

  2018 2017 2016
Net Cash Flows-Operating 244 17 32
Net Cash Flows-Investing -143 -233 -140
Net Cash Flows-Financing 109 -112 -713

Top 10 Shareholders

Name No. of Shares Held (mn) % of Shares Held
Northwest Institute For Non-ferrous Metal Research 100.04 22.67%
CITIC Metal Group Limited 68.64 15.56%
Xi'an tianhui technology investment co., LTD 28.64 6.49%
Shaanxi Growth Emerging Industry Equity Management Partnership (Limited Partnership) 20.00 4.53%
Guangda Jinkong (Shanghai) Equity Investment Co.Ltd. 16.38 3.71%
Shaanxi Growth New Materials Industry Equity Management Partnership (Limited Partnership) 16 3.63%
Shaanxi financial holding group co. LTD 6.50 1.47%
Tao Jing 5.58 1.26%

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