In 1949, produced the first lathe of China-Six-chi Belt Lathe.
In 1953, produced the first Vertical Drilling Machine of China.
In 1955, produced the first Universal Lathe of China-C620-1 Universal Lathe.
In 1956, produced the first Horizontal Boring Machine of China.
In 1973, produced the first CNC Lathe of China.
In April 1993, Shenyang Machine Tool Co., Ltd. was founded.
In December 1995, Shenyang Machine Tool(Group) Co., Ltd. was founded.
In July 1996, the stocks of Shenyang Machine Tool Co., Ltd. came into the market.(Stock code: 000410)
In February 2001, China Czechoslovakia Friendship Works which belongs to SMTCL won the bid of Shenghai magtiv train railway beam machining equipment project.
During the bidding of Key Technologies R& D Programme in Tenth Five-Year Plan, which was organized by the Ministry of Science & Technology, SMTCL obtained the only three projects in machine tool industry, namely high speed and high efficiency turning centers, multi-function CNC combined machines and large-sized boring & milling CNC machines and the key technologies development.
In November 2003, SMTCL was selected into the 100 share index of Shenzhen Exchange.
In July 2004, laying ceremony for the foundation of Shenyang Machine Tool Yinfeng Foundry Co., Ltd.
In July 2004, laying ceremony for the foundation of SMTCL Industrial Park.
In September 2004, machines of Shenyang No. 1 Machine Tool Works of SMTCL were awarded with the title of "Famous-brand Products of China".
In October 2004, SMTCL won the title of top 100 core competitivenes enterprises in China's machinery indusrty for a third consecutive year.
In October 2004, SMTCL mergered SCHIESS AG of Germany.
In December 2004, SMTCL reorganized Yunnan CY Group Co., Ltd.