BEIJING, CHINA — Satake Manufacturing (Suzhou) Co. Ltd. marked its 20th anniversary in Suzhou, China, on Nov. 12.

Satake established the facility in 1997 to manufacture and sell rice and flour milling machinery along with optical sorters.

The factory was extended in 2004 to expand the export to Asia, Europe, the United States and Africa, and now acts as the core factory among the Satake group. Sales offices were established in Harbin, Jiamusi, Changchun, Shenyang, Chengdu, Guangzhou, Xian, Wuhan in addition to Suzhou to expand sales in China.

“The circumstances surrounding us and demand from our customers have significantly changed but we celebrate our anniversary due to the support of our customers and administrative agencies,” said Chen Kefei, general manager. “Our original aims remain undiminished."

The Suzhou factory to build on its technical and service advantages by offering rice processing machinery from rice field to table.