Continental Engineering Corporation

Continental Engineering Corporation (CEC; Chinese: 大陸工程公司; pinyin: Dàlù Gōngchéng Gōngsī) is a large Taiwanese construction company.

Continental Engineering Corporation
Native name
TypePublic company
PredecessorWei Dah Corporation
Founded29 December 1945; 75 years ago (1945-12-29) in Shanghai
FounderGlyn T. H. Ing
HeadquartersNo. 95 Dunhua Road Sec. 2
Da'an, Taipei, Taiwan
Key people
Nita Ing (Chairperson)
Simon Buttery (CEO)
ParentContinental Holdings Corporation


The company was originally founded by Glyn T. H. Ing in 1941 as Wei Dah Corporation in Chungking, Sichuan. In 1945, the company was restructured to become Continental Engineering Corporation (CEC) and its headquarters was moved to Shanghai. It also set up branch offices in Nanking and Taipei. Towards the end of Chinese Civil War, CEC moved to Taiwan in 1948. In 1986, the company underwent restructuring movement from family-run business to become a modern and professionally managed corporation. In 1994, the company became a publicly-listed company on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE). In 2005, the company set up branch offices outside Taiwan in Hong Kong, India, Macau and Malaysia. In 2010, Continental Holdings Corporation (CHC) was established and publicly listed on TWSE. CEC was then delisted from the stock exchange and became a subsidiary of CHC.[1]


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