At present, the die casting industry is gradually entering the strategic adjustment period. The demands of end product is increasing and the requirement to end product is getting much complex and precise.The die casting technology integrates new technology continuously, Lightweight, Electrification, Intelligence will be the main trend of the die casting industry. And it will infiltrate industries of electronics, defence, computer, medical instrument, watch as well as communications from traditional industries, like automobile and instrumentation industries. The die casting industry will face a new round challenge with 5G and the practice of The Belt and Road initiative.Since year 2020, China International Die Casting Industry Exhibition will hold annually rather than every two years. From year 2020, Shanghai will be the only one host city.
Source: China Foundry Association
EUROGUSS 2020, as the key international trade fair for the die casting industry, attracts lots of businessmen from all over the world as usual.
We, Pintuu, a customized metal parts component provider, are attracted as well. James YANG, our general manager, participates the fair this time.
Looking forward to having more opportunities to have exchanges with partners over the die casting and having more chances to cooperate in future.
BEIJING — China's consumer price index (CPI), a main gauge of inflation, rose 2.9 percent year-on-year in 2019, within government target of 3 percent, official data showed on Jan 9.
The growth picked up from 2.8 percent in the first 11 months, and was above the 2.1-percent annual increase in 2018, according to the National Bureau of Statistics.
In December, the CPI climbed 4.5 percent year-on-year, unchanged from that in November.
The hike was mainly driven by food prices, which soared 17.4 percent year-on-year last month, contributing 3.43 percentage points to the increase in December.
The data released on Jan 9 also showed that China's producer price index, which measures costs for goods at the factory gate, dropped 0.3 percent year-on-year in 2019.
In China, people always prepare for the Spring Festival more than 20 days ahead. The 12th lunar month in Chinese is called la yue and the eighth day of this month is la yue chu ba, or laba. People call this day "Laba Festival." This festival is considered as a prelude to the Spring Festival. And this festival of this year falls on Jan 2. Ancestor worship, eating Laba rice porridge and making Laba garlic are three major customs on this festival.
The Christmas is coming. Suzhou holds lots of activities to celebrate this popular holiday also.
Cross talk, pillow fight,The Tyrannosaurus Series Exhibition, go to church nearby, big parties, etc... Among these activities, some are traditional and some are modern.You may find your favorite.
Zhejiang News reported on September 5 that the 5th factory of IKD Co., Ltd. was completed.The factory consists of three parts: die-casting workshop, machining workshop and automatic three-dimensional warehouse. At present, the factory has realized full coverage of 5G signals, which is the first digital factory in Ningbo applying 5G signals.The workshop has achieved full automation of die casting, machining and warehousing in 5G networking mode.
This time, Ningbo Mobile and IKD cooperated to carry out the end-to-end 5G application transformation of the factory network and automatic production line, and installed nearly 200 network devices to achieve campus-level 5G network coverage. At the same time, through the networking of more than 2,300 sets of equipment (including die casting machine, machining center, peripheral equipment, robots, melting equipment, etc.), access is gained to more than 4,000 input/output data points to monitor the production. The productivity increased by 10% to 20% .
In recent years, IKD has been advancing the transformation of digital factories. However, this transformation process has long been constrained by factors such as costs and technical reliability. The application of 5G technology has broken this bottleneck.
Source: China foundryworld
According to the latest data released by China Customs, China's magnesium alloy exports in June 2019 were 7,976 tons, an increase of 24.9% from the previous month and a decrease of 11.3% from the same period last year. The top three export destinations for magnesium alloys in China in June were the Netherlands, Canada, and the United States. Among them, the export to the Netherlands magnesium alloy was 1,656 tons, an increase of 87.8% from the previous month; the export to Canada magnesium alloy was 1,310 tons, an increase of 118% from the previous month; the export to the US magnesium alloy was 994 tons, an increase of 93.8%.
Source: China foundryworld
The draft Regulation on Implementing the Foreign Investment Law of the People's Republic of China was approved at the State Council's executive meeting chaired by Premier Li Keqiang on Dec 12. The newly approved regulation specifies measures to facilitate and protect foreign investment, to better address foreign investors' concerns and promote opening-up at a higher level.
The Communist Party of China Central Committee and the State Council on Dec 1 jointly issued an outline of the integrated regional development of the Yangtze River Delta.
The document outlines targets, requirements and measures to boost the integrated development of the Yangtze River Delta and build a regional cluster of high-quality development. As one of China's most economically active, open and innovative regions, the Yangtze River Delta boasts strategic significance in the country's modernization and further opening-up, which makes its regional integration crucial for leading the country's high-quality development and building a modern economic system.The outline, mapping development for a 358,000-square km expanse that encompasses Jiangsu province, Zhejiang province, Anhui province and Shanghai municipality, consists of 12 chapters.
Tasks specified in the outline include establishing a coordinated innovative industry system, enhancing connectivity of infrastructure, strengthening environmental protection, advancing public services and building the Shanghai free trade zone under high standards.
Domestic-made 5G driverless microbus stareds trial operation in Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang province, on Nov 26.
Driver intervention is not needed and the vehicle can respond quickly and operate safely in the face of complex road conditions.Such kind of bus is equipped with many smart sensors, cameras, lidars and radars, which help the vehicle identify obstacles, such as pedestrians and motor vehicles, from 200 meters.The smart microbus can also listen in all directions through the road cloud collaborative intelligent system according to China Daily.
The 2019 Suzhou Taihu Marathon is set to take place on Nov.17 in Suzhou.
The Taihu marathon includes a full marathon, a half marathon and a mini marathon covering the distances of 42.195 kilometers, 21.0975 km and 5 km respectively.
About 30,000 runners will participate in the event.
The second China International Import Expo(CIIC) kicked off at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai) on November 5, 2019.
President Xi Jinping attended the opening ceremony and delivered a keynote speech titled "Openness and Cooperation for a Shared Future", stressing that all countries should have a more open mindset and take more open steps, and work together to build an open world economy through cooperation, with innovation and for mutual benefits.
The policy that 144-hour transit visa exemption to Foreign Nationals extends to 27 border ports will take effect from Dec.1,2019, according to China National Immigration Administration(NIA).
The visa-free transit policy approved by the State Council applies to people from 53 countries, including Austria, the Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Russia, the United States, Brazil, Japan , Qatar and so on.
PINTUU was invited to join the conference held in Wuxi, Jiangsu on Oct.18. 50+ Stamping and molds makers were present, discussing the technology, market, manufacturing excellence, human resources etc.
One key takeaway is local fine blanking manufacturers are heading for more non-auto parts, like medical and lift etc, while auto parts could account for 70%+ of total output, and also interested in global footprint deeper.
We brought new inquiries, built the connections and proposed growth ideas.
Thanks a lot to everyone involved.
Wish the new edition could provide our distinguished customers with more convenient and efficient services.
The topics covered in the conference are forging process and optimization, tooling design, lubricant application, automation and human resources, focused on crank shaft, connecting rod, gear and shaft.
It is followed by a supplier matching session in the morning on third day and a plant tour in the afternoon to Pacific Precision Forging in Taizhou, Jiangsu, a champion in the industry.
Same day of last year, we join this big fair. How time flies!
We meet new suppliers of related field and pay visit to some partners also.
Light weight & semi-solid process tendency are still hot spots.More automatic equipment & automatic technology are popularized in die casting.
June 10 was a hot day yet blended with foggy air, and we were just on our way to plum rains season, which is a productive season you know. We just welcomed our partner Mr. Simmonds from Europe to our facility in Suzhou industrial park.
We explored a lot of potentials that we would work on together from now on, helping him to allocate quality Chinese suppliers for his needs in metal parts and more, quality check services for orders, or on the other hand, helping us managing our European customers are also not impossible.
Tuesday, we visited some high potential suppliers, certainly good ones, to match some of his RFQs.
Next, we are going to complete NDA and Supplier Agreement, and projects start.
Venue: Hannover Messe
We were presenting with own booth at Hannover Messe in Germany.This year we were in Hall 3, focused on industrial supply, components and materials.
There we brought samples of die castings, machined parts, investment castings, cold drawing parts etc to visitors.
We also had constructive meetings with existing and potential business partners from Germany, England, Russia and Estonia.
An American clients visits one of our casting and machining suppliers in Ningbo area.
The product quality from this supplier and the automation system of the casters impressed our client.
Suzhou held the 20th New Year’s Day People's Long Distance Running on Jan. 1, 2018.
The activity also kicked off the 2018 Suzhou“Holiday Sports”.