Founded in 1868, Yilong Carpet Factory is the leading hand-made carpet & rug manufacturer in the world. It mainly specializes in producing fine quality Oriental hand knotted pure silk carpet, wool/silk mixed carpet, aubusson carpet etc. Now, Yilong has sold his 100% handmade rugs to above 60 countries in the world.
1987 Yilong Carpet Factory was rebuilt in Nanyang. We began to devote ourselves to Oriental Persian handmade silk rug.
1990 Yilong grew to be the main handmade silk rug manufacturing base of Henan Foreign Trade Group.
1992 There were above 2000 handmade silk rug weavers worked for Yilong after five years’ relentless efforts.
1994 Yilong’s handmade silk carpet won an award of “Henan Famous Export Product “.
1997 Yilong devised the new product “400 lines silk carpet”, highly improved the quality of our handmade silk carpets.
1999 Yilong was changed into private enterprise from state-owned enterprise.
2000 Yilong got a super order from Germany Montier Gmbh, with large quantities of 100,000 square feet 100% hand knotted silk carpets per year.
2001 Yilong got the license of import and export. We started to possess completely independent right to deal in handmade silk carpets.
2002 Yilong became Alibaba’s initial member of China Gold Supplier.
2003 Three new hand-knotted silk rug manufacturing bases were founded in Nanzhao, Xichuan and Neixiang, above 5000 weavers worked for Yilong.
2004 Yilong accessed into international trade and e-commerce comprehensively. We started selling hand-knotted silk rugs through internet.
2005 Yilong established The Carpet Designing Research Center to design our own patterns of hand-knotted silk rugs.
2006 Yilong moved the sales and export office to Zhengzhou.
2007 Yilong exported above $8,000,000 hand knotted silk rugs, became one of the top 100 exporters in Henan.
2008 Yilong specially customized an exquisite 30ft x 50ft hand knotted silk carpet for the new presidential palace of Kazakhstan in Astana.
2009 Yilong was recommended as the director of Handmade Rug Exporter Association.
2010 Yilong was awarded as the AAA Grade Credit Rating Enterprise by China CITIC Bank.
2011 Yilong was granted the Producing and Trading Assessment Certificate by Bureau Veritas.
2012 The sales amount of Yilong exceeded $12,000,000. Yilong became the super supplier of ten million sales amount in Alibaba.
2013 One of Yilong’s 1000 lines(6900kpsi) handmade silk tapestries was collected by Henan Art Museum.
2014 Yilong focus on developing new products.
2015 Yilong's new products "TOP-TURKEY" series handmade carpet launched.
2016 Yilong's Los Angeles branch starts business.
2017 Yilong Chinese Art Deco rugs launched.
2018 Yilong develops the domestic market.
2019 Yilong become the leading enterprise in handmade carpet industry.