1960s-1980s: ZRICI achieved abundant R&D results
In 1965, China's first production line of 10,000 t/a calcium magnesium phosphate fertilizer was built with leading technologies and production volumes in the world.
In 1973, Petrochemical Research Laboratory was established.
In 1976, PVF pilot trial of Zhejiang Chemical Industry Research Laboratory was put on the program list of the State Development Planning Commission (SDPC).
In 1977, a comprehensive pesticide research centre was established under the approval of CPC Zhejiang Provincial Committee.
In 1978, Zhejiang Chemical Industry Research Laboratory was designated by the Ministry of Chemical Industry as the first batch of National Southern Pesticide Research Centre.
In 1985, Zhejiang Fluorine Chemical Technology Joint Research Institute was established.