The Enterprise's Technical Innovation Development Summit and the 20th Anniversary Meeting of National Certified Enterprise's Technical Center was sponsored by the National Development and Reform Commission on December 6th 2013. At the meeting, the National Development and Reform Commission, Ministry of Science and Technology, Ministry of Finance, the General Administration of Customs, the State Administration of Taxation awarded the twentieth batch of the "National Certified Enterprise's Technical Center" jointly, and the technical center of Chongqing General Industry (Group) Co., Ltd. (hereinafter CQGI) was granted the title, and it's also the unique national certified enterprise's technical center in Chongqing City this year.
CQGI, as one of wholly-owned subsidiaries of Chongqing Machinery & Electric Co., is a large-scale state-owned enterprise which is engage in the research, development, design, and manufacture of turbomachinery. CQGI is the president unit of China refrigeration and air conditioning industry association and China General Machinery Industry Association, as well as the vice president of Fan Sub-Association and Energy Recovery Equipment Sub-Association of China General Machinery Industry Association. With 70 years of development, CQGI has become one of key turbomachinery manufacturers in China, which enjoys the complete R&D ability in terms of aerodynamic design, flow field analysis and full performance test, the production ability for high-end equipment in terms of precision machining, test and analysis, assembly test and automatic control, and the integration ability to provide complete solutions for customers.
In recent years, CQGI pays great attention on constructing and cultivating the ability of technical innovation. In 2006，CQGI established the enterprise technical center, which was certified as the Municipal Enterprise Technical Center in 2009, and was awarded Outstanding Municipal Enterprise Technical Center in 2010 and 2012. The technical center is equipped with the refrigeration compressor research institute, the industrial fans research institute, the turbomachinery technical research institute, the automation research institute, and is built with water chilling unit lab, drum pressure fan lab, ventilator lab, and welding procedure qualification lab. Moreover, the technical center enjoys more than 7000 square meters' research facilities and advanced R&D, manufacturing and test equipment with up to RMB 210 million of original value. CQGI has a talent team including high and intermediate professional and technical personnel, among which several national experts enjoy government's special subsidy. The talent team is consist of 352 engineering technicians, among which 210 are engaged in scientific research, design and scientific experiments, account for 16.7% of the total staff number of CQGI. In recent years, CQGI chaired and participated in formulating 8 national and industrial criterions, undertook more than 30 national and municipal key scientific projects, in which many achievements were the initiate of home, and part of the results reached the international advanced level, applied more than 140 national patents, in which 101 were authorized, 7 were patent for invention.
After awarded the “Chongqing Outstanding Enterprise Technical Center” in 2010, CQGI planned to establish national enterprise technical center within 3 to 5 years. CQGI was granted the title of “Chongqing Outstanding Enterprise Technical Center” again in 2012. CQGI achieved the success about Muti-MW wind turbine blade, BCD series aeration fans, 6-39B series deceleration curved-blade centrifugal fans, won Chongqing Science and Technology Progress Award and China Machinery Industry Science and Technology Award. At the beginning of 2013, CQGI decided to apply for national technical center. In order to ensure the success of application, CQGI set up a special project team, and the chairman of the board was the general superintendent. The project team contrasted the evaluating indicators of “National Certification Technical Center” to collect and prepare documents seriously, demonstrated the innovation ability and achievements of CQGI technical center sufficiently. After many times of examination and approval and the experts review reply organized by National Development and Reform Commission and other Ministries and commissions, CQGI passed verification eventually, and became the 20th “National Certified Enterprise Technical Center” in Chongqing, and its technical center is the unique national certified enterprise's technical center in Chongqing City in 2013.
The establishment of National Certified Enterprise Technical Center is conducive to enhance the ability of independent creation of enterprise, to promote the transformation and upgrading of enterprise, and stimulate sustainable development of enterprise. National Certified Enterprise Technical Center is to promote the construction of enterprise technical center, establish the dominant position of technological innovation and scientific investment of enterprises. The State certifies the enterprise technical center which has strong ability of innovation, significant innovative performance and important demonstrative effect in the main industry of national economy as national technical center and gives appropriate preferential policies to encourage and guide enterprise to improve the ability of independent innovation. National Development and Reform Commission, Ministry of Science and Technology, Ministry of Finance, the General Administration of Customs, the State Administration of Taxation are responsible for the work of certification.
The award of “National Certified Enterprise Technical Center” makes CQGI stand on a higher platform in terms of innovation. CQGI will adhere to making the technology of turbomachinery as the core, making refrigeration, ventilation, circular economy and new energy as the research principal direction. During the 12th“Five Year Plan” period, CQGI will focus on the establishment of high speed dynamic balancing machine test-bed, southwest turbomachinery service center, and turbomachinery post-doctoral scientific research workstation, also strive to build the technical center as national excellent enterprise technical center. For this purpose, CQGI plans to strengthen the cooperation with universities and scientific research institutes domestic and overseas, such as Tsinghua University, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Zhejiang University, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Chongqing University, Hefei General Machinery Research Institute, ETI Co., Ltd. Through the project cooperation, technical consultation, and talent training, it will integrate manufacturing, study, and research into a whole, make the technical center become the driving force and source of technology progress of enterprise and industry, make CQGI become “Chinese General Industry” and “world General Industry”, and make CQGI advance in development by leaps and bounds.