On March 7, Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, joined a panel discussion with the deputies from Guangdong Province and emphasized that Guangdong people should further free their minds, reform and innovate, do real practice and solid work, forge ahead and create a new work situation of Guangdong with new greater capability.
Guo Wenhai, Standing Member of the CPC Foshan Municipal Committee and Secretary of Shunde District Committee said that as one of the six important development platforms in Guangdong that was written in Sino-German Prime Minister Memorandum, Sino-German Industrial Service Zone should focus on strengthening Sino-German and Sino-European cooperation, leading Shunde to walk towards international cooperation and development.
Promote high-quality development of economy
Made in China 2025 goes hand in hand with German Industry 4.0
Since 2015, Sino-German Industrial Service Zone worked with international exhibition industry giant German Hanover Exhibition Company to build Guangdong Tanzhou International Convention and Exhibition Center. Based on this, Sino-German Industrial Service Zone further cooperated with Hanover to build Foshan Robotation Academy. This project settled in Guangdong Tanzhou International Convention and Exhibition Center in December, 2016 and was put into use in October, 2017.
Foshan Robotation Academy introduces 20 international top-notch and local outstanding robot production, integration and application enterprises, and aims to build into the fifth German Industry 4.0 innovation Center and a leading Industrial 4.0 comprehensive platform in Asia.
Chen Hongbo, vice president of Guangdong Jaten Robot Automation Company that entered into the platform said that President Xi Jinping’s talk further affirmed the resolution of leading technology and the route of quality priority, and the confidence of being an international mobile robot leader.
New layout of overall opening up
More and more European enterprises choose Shunde
In recent years, Shunde insists the development strategy of “led by openness, driven by innovation” and pushes to open urban layout so as to develop manufacturing advantage in “Bay Economy”.
In April, 2017, the third meeting of Sino-German Industrial City Alliance was held in Hanover Industrial Expo. In December, the alliance members have expanded to 33. As the bridge tower and vanguard of Shunde opening up, Sino-German Industrial Service Zone is also the pioneer of Made in China 2025 connecting with German Industrial 4.0.
In recent years, Shunde actively helps and pushes German enterprises to develop in Shunde and South China area. According to statistics, so far there are about 20 European enterprises that have settled and registered in the service zone, which includes 13 German enterprises or projects.
Nowadays, a lot of important German brands such as OSRAM, Allianz Insurance and Remondis settle in Sino-German Industrial Service Zone and achieve wonderful development. A lot of important German enterprises, organizations and higher education institutions such as KUKA Group, Hanover Exhibition Company and Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft build good cooperation relationship with Shunde and obtain excellent cooperation achievements.
Source: Wu Jingbang from Zhujiang Business