Cradle of nonferrous metals, rare metals and rare earths industry in China.
During 1950-1960s, GRINM pioneered in the separation, extraction and purification of 64 nonferrous metal elements, which laid a solid foundation for the development of nonferrous metals, rare metals and rare earths industry in China.
During 1960-1980s, GRINM moved 1,700 technical people and 4,200 large scale equipment to different locations, and supported to build up and/or expand 8 factories and 4 institutes across China in Shaanxi, Inner Mongolia, Henan, Guangdong, Sichuan, etc..
Name changed to Nonferrous Metals Research Institute under the management of Ministry of Metallurgical Industry
Renamed as Beijing General Research Institute for Nonferrous Metals under the management of China Nonferrous Metals Industry Corporation
Transformed into a tech company and registered as a corporate entity
Run as a state-owned enterprise under the management of State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council
Renamed and registered as GRINM Group Co., Ltd.