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SDLG partners with Chinese institutions to develop project

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In a bid to achieve total automation and electro-connectivity throughout the whole business circle by 2025, SDLG has granted US$47 million to the development and implementation of computer engineering technology in partnership with leading Chinese research and computer engineering institutes. The agreement signing ceremony took place on 11 September at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China, making history as the first industrial project of its kind in China.

Shandong Lingong Construction Machinery Co,.Ltd (SDLG) took the initiative to join forces with Tsinghua National Laboratory of Technology (TNLTS) and Science, and North Valley Electronic Engineering Co., Ltd (NVR), on a manufacturing-upgrading project valued at US$47 million. The project will see the leading construction equipment brand developing automation solution throughout the entire supply chain.

Exclusively funded by SDLG and supported by the development bureau of Linyi government, the project will see SDLG investing US$47 million over a course of ten years to developing fully automotive production facility in Linyi, China, by incorporating cutting-edge data-driven computering technology to manufacturing process and sales network. The purpose of the ten-year plan is to research solutions for smart manufacturing through integrating computing technologies and upgrading the value chain.

Adapted from press release by Joseph Green

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