Jixi was acquired from IMM in 2011. Jixi was founded in 1936 and produced the first longwall shearer in the Chinese market. Jixi has 10 production plants, a national post-doctoral research station, and province-level laboratories and technical centers, including a Shearer Institute and a technology institute.
Today, the Jixi brand is a premier brand of shearers for longwall mining in the Asian market – primarily China – consistently at #1 or #2 in share of market. In addition, these products are targeted to markets such as Russia, India, and Poland. The Jixi brand is considered one of the best in China for its:
- Service/parts support
- Short lead time for equipment delivery
The brand includes a full range of shearers, with a product line containing 28 models that handle cutting height ranges from 0.65 to 6.2 meters.