1976 SANDA Machinery Co., Ltd. is founded and starts to manufacture Mini- Rib (with small cylinder diameter) and Mini-Interlock Knitting Machines. It also begins the research and development of a 30“ 48F Terry Knitting Machine.
1978 Production starts for the 30“ 48F Terry Knitting Machine.
1981 SANDA redesigns and improves its existing Knitting Machine line. It also introduces a high quality and high capacity 30” 60F Terry Knitting Machine. The fabric produced by this machine can be brushed from one-side or both-sides to get an anti-pilling effect. Fabric such as polar fleece satisfied a great market demand.
1991 SANDA moves to the new factory in Wuku Hsiang in Taipei, Taiwan.
1995 SANDA restructures its company and expands its production to introduce the 28 Gauge Terry Knitting Machine. This model can be equipped with a Lycra feeding unit to produce high quality mohair fleece, velvet and other fabric.
1997 The SD brand Terry Knitting Machine takes over the world, and its market share reaches globally above 70%.
1998 Start-up of the second factory in Kuan Ying Tao-Yuan, Taiwan. SANDA makes a substantial investment in Vertical CNC machines, CNC Turning Centers and CNC Machining Centers to produce high precision and durable components.
1999 SANDA introduces its new High-Speed Single Jersey Knitting Machine at ITMA in Paris.
2000 SANDA opens its third factory in Kunshan in the Jiangsu province in mainland China.
2003 SANDA introduces a High Speed Interlock Circular Knitting Machine at ITMA in Birmingham, England.
2005 Inauguration of the 2005 Kunshan Factory. The R&D team starts the development of the Auto-Striper Knitting Machine, the Pile Loop Cut Knitting Machine and the Jacquard Knitting Machine.
2006 SANDA is awarded the Conformite Europeenne (CE) Certification and the ISO9001 certification.
It also introduces at SHANGHAITEX the Pile Loop Cut Knitting Machine, the Single Jersey Auto-Striper Knitting Machine, and the 42 Gauge Interlock Knitting Machine.
2007 SANDA presents its machine line-up at ITMA in Munich.
2008 SANDA introduces the newly designed Rib-Mesh Jacquard knitting machine at ITMA in Shanghai.
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