Jiangsu Xinsu Investment & Development Group Co., Ltd., its origin was state-owned Xinsu Machinery Manufacturing Factory, was established as a local military factory in 1965 Guangde, Anhui Province, belonged to Jiangsu National Defense Industrial Office with the factory code number of 971 by Jiangsu Provincial Party Committee in accordance with the instructions from the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China. The original main products included thefive-six type 7.62mm semi-automatic rifle, and the six-four type 7.62mm pistol. End of the 1980’s, following the national policy of conversion, frommilitary to civilization, Xinsu moved back to Wuxi, Jiangsu province.