I. Equipment Manufacturing
(1) Present Situation
There are 132 equipment manufacturing enterprises in Qinhuangdao. China Railway Shanhaiguan Bridge Group Co., Ltd. (CRSBG) is the earliest and strongest bridge and railway track switch manufacturing enterprise in our country. Shanhaiguan Shipyard has an annual shipbuilding capacity of 1.4 million tons and repairing 288 ships. CITIC Dicastal Co. Ltd.’s sale of aluminium alloy wheels ranks first in the world, and the "Dicastal" hub has become the hallmark in the industry. As the representative of the highest quality equipment manufacturing industry in Hebei, KSM Castings Qinhuangdao Co. Ltd. introduced the world's leading technology and process, which greatly advanced the core competitiveness of China's lightweight automotive parts and components. The Harbin Electric Corporation (Qinhuangdao) Heavy Equipment Company Limited developed the first 9FA heavy gas turbine in China. The equipment manufacturing industry, which is mainly based on automobile alloy wheel, bridge steel beam, ship repairing and building, and other heavy equipments within the close proximity of the port, is taking the lead in the province and even in the country.
(2) Development Direction
We shall adhere to the orientation of clustering, high-ending and intelligentizing, rationally determine the direction and path of the development, cultivate and foster industrial clusters of automobile and spare parts, rail transportation equipment, specialized equipment, ship and marine engineering equipment, and build a major equipment manufacturing base in northern China.
We shall consolidate the leading position of the automobile and spare parts industry in China. We will vigorously develop the products of lightweight aluminum alloy auto parts, automobile door assembly, stamping parts and special vehicles, and support enterprises to cooperate with large companies at home and abroad, develop new energy vehicles and finished vehicle production and build a car production base.
We shall extend rail transportation equipment industry chain. We will push forward the project of CRSBG industrial park to promote the development and production of intelligent track switches for urban and passenger railway lines, and extra large steel bridges. We shall make the special equipment manufacturing industry bigger and stronger.
Depending on The Harbin Electric Corporation (Qinhuangdao) Heavy Equipment Company Limited, Tianwei Baobian （Qinhuangdao）Transformer Co., Ltd. and other enterprises, we shall strive to make breakthroughs in nuclear power main equipment, EHV transmission and transformation equipment.
We shall promote the transformation and upgrading of shipping and marine engineering equipment. We will build Shanhaiguan ship repair base, explore new field of ship repair business, and expand to fields like ships conversion, lengthening (widening), and develop industrial equipment in marine drilling platforms, large floating dock and seawater desalination.
We shall place a premium on the leading enterprises. Relying on CITIC Dicastal CO., Ltd., China Railway Shanhaiguan Bridge Group Co., Ltd., the Harbin Electric Corporation (Qinhuangdao) Heavy Equipment Company Limited, Tianwei Baobian （Qinhuangdao）Transformer Co., Ltd, Shanhaiguan Shipbuilding Industry Co., Ltd. and other leading enterprises of the domestic industries. Taking example by the successful model of CITIC Dicastal CO., Ltd. Industrial Park and China Railway Shanhaiguan Bridge Group Co., Ltd., Industrial Park, we will guide and attract domestic and foreign enterprises to expand production scale and gather advantageous capacities in our city.
We shall extend and expand the industrial chains of the equipment manufacturing industry and support small and medium sized enterprises and key enterprises to establish a mutually supportive relationship and tight cooperation in their specialty fields. We shall cultivate the supporting industry of the basic parts and raw materials supply and the new energy equipment industry cluster, and form the integrated linkage development pattern with the leading enterprises in industry.