In 1600, Zhang Dalong opened a small shop in Hangzhou, forging shears. His shears were very popular in China. After Zhang Dalong died in 1628, his son named Zhang Xiaoquan took over the business. And he created Zhang Xiaoquan brand, to against more and more copies. The company continues to grow, expanding different lines of shears and scissors, tin snips and knives, utensils, cutleries, tools, etc.
Zhang Xiaoquan was approved to register trademark under the Qing government and offered scissors to the court. Since then, Zhang Xiaoquan scissors are also known as imperial palace scissors.
Zhangxiaoquan Company awarded medals at the 1915 Panama Pacific International Exposition.
A new and bigger factory was built in Hangzhou. ZHANG XIAOQUAN is the China's largest producer of shears and scissors. Since 1958, after repeated experiments, practices and trial production, Zhang Xiaoquan finally achieved the machine to replace manual production mode, which made Zhang Xiaoquan's production level and technical quality have a qualitative leap.
Zhang Xiaoquan's scissors forging craftsmanship was listed as the first batch of national intangible cultural heritage by the state council. Over 1000 kinds of high-quality products are favored by consumers.