Southern Headquarters of Times Industry Lands in Zhaoqing, Joining with Siemens and Other Top Enterprises to Create an Intelligent Manufacturing Innovation Base
On July 3, 2018, the signing ceremony for the Southern Headquarters of Times Industry and an intelligent manufacturing innovation base project was held on July 3, 2018, in Zhaoqing, with the attendance of Mr. Lai Zehua, secretary of the CPC Zhaoqing Municipal Committee and director of the Standing Committee of the Zhaoqing Municipal People's Congress; Mr. Chen Jiatian, deputy mayor of Zhaoqing City; Mr. Shum Chiu Hung, board chairman of Times China Holdings Limited; Mr. Liang Xiongwen, general manager of Times Industry Group; Mr. Wang Wenhua, vice president of Siemens PLM Software (Greater China); Mr. Jiang Song, managing director of LCS China; Ms. Sonja Brei, global investment director of ALBA Group, and other guests.
Mr. Lai Zehua, secretary of the CPC Zhaoqing Municipal Committee and director of the Standing Committee of the Zhaoqing Municipal People's Congress, attends the signing ceremony
Mr. Shum Chiu Hung, board chairman of Times China Holdings Limited, attends the signing ceremony
The ceremony marked the start of comprehensive cooperation between Times China and the industrial development of Zhaoqing New Area. Accordingly, Times Industry Group will implement two main projects: The Southern Headquarters of Times Industry and the intelligent manufacturing innovation base. Moreover, the subsidiary will collaborate with top global partners such as the Fortune 500 company Siemens to build the China-Europe New Materials Industrial Park and thereby encourage industrial development in the western portion of the Bay Area.
Times Industry Group General Manager Liang Xiongwen and the vice director of the Administrative Committee of Zhaoqing New Area, Mr. Li Jianhui, sign their agreement
The Southern Headquarters of Times Industry lands in Zhaoqing, marking the birth of an innovation gateway in the western Bay Area
Zhaoqing New Area, located at the center of Dinghu District, interconnects all the functional areas of Zhaoqing City. A significant traffic node linking the Pearl River Delta with various provinces and regions in southwest China, it’s also emerging as a center of growth on the west bank of the Pearl River, where it displays great development potential as well as the means of leadership and support.
Times China, a Fortune China 500 enterprise, is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange with total assets exceeding RMB 100 billion as of 2017. It has great strength and rich experience in the operation and management of industrial parks. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Times China, Times Industry Group bases its development on the concepts of "people-oriented development," "ecological, suitable residence," "scientific and technological innovation" and "city-industry integration," joins with top global resources in industry planning, design planning and business invitation operation, working with them to create smart industry-city operators that bring together office, residence and public support facilities.
Times Industry Group has enthusiastically entered the Zhaoqing marketplace and established the Southern Headquarters of Times Industry there, mainly due to the industrial positioning and future development space of Zhaoqing New Area. Times Industry Group General Manager Liang Xiongwen said, "The industrial planning of Zhaoqing New Area is very clear and complete, with a very high pattern. Additionally, the positioning of Zhaoqing New Area in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area gives enterprises more space for imagination and offers further opportunities for industrial integration. Moreover, partners such as Siemens and LCS (China) are also very optimistic about Zhaoqing. We anticipate that the Southern Headquarters of Times Industry will become a new landmark of innovation gateway in the western Bay Area.
The Southern Headquarters of Times Industry covers the industrial business side of Times Industry Group in Zhaoqing, Yangjiang, Zhanjiang, Maoming, Qingyuan and Shaoguan. It's located in the central axis of Zhaoqing New Area, hoping to become a new landmark of innovation gateway in the western Bay Area. The Southern Headquarters of Times Industry relies on the supply-chain financial platform, the cross-border e-commerce platform and other service platforms, thus attaining the deep integration of the manufacturing industry and the service industry. It's also equipped with multiple functions such as a hotel, conference/exhibition center and commercial street.
The world-leading Industry 4.0 intelligent manufacturing center is introduced to create a new platform for in-depth integration of intelligent manufacturing services
This time, Times Industry Group will also set up a world-leading intelligent manufacturing innovation base in Zhaoqing, aimed at creating a new platform for in-depth integration of intelligent manufacturing services. The base is a world-leading intelligent manufacturing innovation base of Industry 4.0 jointly built by Time Industry Group and a series of top global partners, including Siemens and BWA. With the intelligent manufacturing innovation center as an engine, the intelligent manufacturing innovation base will introduce new-material industry and intelligent manufacturing industry and build an industrial park that integrates multiple functions, such as the digital factory, research-and-development office, specialized laboratories and Wecreate Incubation.
As the essential driver of the intelligent manufacturing innovation base, the Industry 4.0 intelligent manufacturing innovation center is a platform based on the technical cooperation between Times Industry Group and Siemens and introduces the multifaceted cooperation with LCS (China) and Puji Capital. The center consists of four parts, the digital enterprise competence center, the intelligent manufacturing laboratory, Industry 4.0 Innovation College and a research center for industry solutions, whereby Siemens’ digital platform solutions can be offered for industrial development. The platform is designed to promote the innovation and diffusion of intelligent manufacturing technology, provide entrepreneurship and innovation services for micro-, small- and medium-size enterprises, offer talent cultivation and vocational training for intelligent manufacturing enterprises and integrate the transformation of resource service and manufacturing enterprises.
Focusing on the field of new environmental protection materials, and intending to introduce the Fortune Global 500 Company ALBA Group in the first batch
The intelligent manufacturing innovation base of Times Industry is focused on low-carbon environmental protection and aimed at creating the "China-Europe New Materials Industrial Base" in Zhaoqing New Area. It intends to introduce the Fortune 500 company ALBA Group as the first batch of leading enterprises so as to promote aggregation of the vertical industrial chain and the horizontal industrial chain with the new environmental protection materials as the core, including the R&D and production of energy-saving technology and equipment, efficient and energy-saving materials and products, energy-saving service industry, advanced environmental protection technology and equipment, environmental protection products and environmental protection services.
ALBA Group, headquartered in Berlin, Germany, is one of the world's top 10 resource regeneration and environmental services enterprises as well as a pioneer in the comprehensive governance of urban environment and waste resourcing industry. It has always been devoted to the various business fields of solid-waste disposal.
The manufacturing industry and service industry in the Pearl River Delta are deeply integrated with the leading posture
Times Industry Group possesses abundant industrial resources, which has laid a solid foundation for the in-depth integration of the manufacturing and service industries in the Pearl River Delta. This collaboration with Siemens, the world's leading electronic and electrical engineering company, and the integration of the German intelligent manufacturing enterprise resources based on the enterprise resources of the German Federal Association for Economic Development and Foreign Trade (BWA) in Germany brings new concepts and capabilities to the industrial development of Zhaoqing New Area.
Additionally, Times Industry Group will unite with Puji Capital and Zhaoqing New Area to jointly create the "Zhaoqing New Area + Times China + Siemens + BWA + Puji Capital," build an enterprise service platform ranging from industry funds to industry operation, and provide industrial services covering the lifecycle of the industrial chain.
The collaboration between Times Industry Group and Zhaoqing New Area will promote the aggregation of scientific and technological industries in Zhaoqing New Area as well as the transformation and upgrading of the traditional industries in Zhaoqing. Additionally, it will improve the quality of the industrial development in Zhaoqing New Area and attract domestic and overseas high-level personnel to settle in Zhaoqing New Area and thus achieve long-term investment development. Meanwhile, as an intelligent and smart industry-city operator, Times Industry Group will conform to the development standards of Zhaoqing City so as to improve the urban functions of the area in terms of infrastructure, resource integration and city marketing.
The construction of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area has brought new development opportunities to the industrial real-estate sector. Times Industry Group has been actively responding to the national calls, focusing on the development of emerging national-level strategic industries such as innovative, intelligent manufacturing and low-carbon technology, improving the industrial capacity, lowering the industrial development cost and making contributions to the economic and industrial development and presence in the Bay Area.