In 1949, an outlet was established for the retailing of sanitary fixture, fittings, plumbing hardware, pipes and related fixtures and fittings. The business also undertook drainage, plumbing and related engineering work to supplement its retail operations.

In 1956, Acme Sanitary Ware Co. Ltd. (hereinafter call "Acme") was incorporated to take over the business.

In 1981, Acme had supplied American Standard to Jinling Hotel of Nanjing. Since then Acme supplies sanitary wares directly or indirectly to other major hotels and buildings in China.

Acme is the very first company of this nature involving in projects in Mainland China since it started its open market policy in 1979. To cope with the steady growth of business in China, the Shanghai office was established in 1993 to enlarge the distribution network.

With more than 60 years experience in this field, Acme has been successful in getting market penetration of its products through its well-developed distribution network.