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Golden-Shell Pharmaceutical, originally known as Golden-Shell Biochemical, is the largest manufacturer of chitin and chitin derivatives in China. Since our establishment in 1994, we have specialized in the production of a wide range of products, including our D-glucosamine series, DC grade glucosamine, chitosan series, GS-chitosanase, collagen, high purity chitin, and other products.

Covering an area of more than 20,000 square meters, our company has fixed assets worth more than 955 million U.S. dollars and employs more than 130 staff members. Because of our size, our company is able to produce major product lines, including our D-glucosamine, chitosan, high-density chitosan, chitosanase, chitosan oligosaccharide, and collagen. Our company also has production workshops and a testing center, all of which are in compliance with GMP standards. In addition, our company passed the ISO9001: 2000 quality system certification in 2002 and introduced HACCP (ISO22000) in October 2008.

Because of our high quality standards, our company has earned two titles: High-Tech Enterprise in Zhejiang Province and Leading Agricultural Enterprise in Zhejiang Province. Golden Shell has also been recognized as a famous trademark of Zhejiang Province and has been successfully registered abroad. Our chitosan series and glucosamine series of products were honored by being named as brand products and as top-quality gold medal agricultural products at the International Agriculture Expo. Our D-glucosamine series, DC grade glucosamine, chitosan series, GS-chitosanase, collagen, high purity chitin, and other products have been exported to more than thirty countries and regions around the world, including Europe, the United States, Japan, and Canada. Because of the popularity of our products, our sales figures have exceeded 100 million Yuan for five consecutive years.

In recent years, our company has established a collaborative relationship with a number of research institutions. We have also developed a province-level research and development laboratory. Moreover, our company has independently developed more than thirty types of new high-end products, which include our high-density chitosan, chitosan azelate, 2-Deoxy-D-glucose, chitosanase, and more. Furthermore, our company has received five patents for our innovative products. We have also developed eight kinds of state-level original products as well as province-level high-tech products. Currently, our company is developing glucosamine, a healthy food supplement, chitosan soap, cosmetically specialized azelate, and biological and agricultural new materials made from marine polysaccharides in order to expand the application field of our natural polymer chitosan.

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