In 1952, HBIS Tangsteel successfully invented the “alkaline side-blown converter steel-making” method, and was nominated as the birthplace for alkaline side-blown converter steel-making in China. During that period, the company dispatched more than 200 technicians to many big steel producers in China to teach them technologies.
In July 28 of 1976, the Tangshan Earthquake shocked the world; Hesteel Tangsteel suffered heavy losses with more than 3,000 employees dead and injured. In November of the same year HBIS Tangsteel restarted production.
In June 30 of 2008, HBIS Group was established by the consolidation of former Tangshan steel Group and Handan steel Group together, which opened a new era for Hesteel Tangsteel's development. During this time, Hesteel Tangsteel implemented comprehensive methods for environment treatment with green transformation, and is known as "the world's cleanest steel company".
In January 15 2015, HBIS Tangsteel's high-strength automotive sheet project entered production commissioning . High-strength automotive sheet project is the first major industrial upgrading project after entering into the "twelfth five-year plan", also as the most important project for product structural adjustment of Hesteel Tangsteel.