Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (ZPMC) is a famous heavy-duty equipment manufacturer, and a state owned company listed on A and B shares on Shanghai Stock Exchange. The major shareholder is China Communication Construction Co., Ltd. (CCCC) which is one of top 500 companies in the world. The former company was Gongmao Shipyard founded in 1885 and it was renamed Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. in 2009. ZPMC headquarters is located in Shanghai. ZPMC also has 10 production bases located in Shanghai, Nantong with total area of 6,670,000 square meters and 10 kilometers coastline, especially the Changxing Base, which has a 5 kilometers deep water coastline, and includes a heavy-duty dock of 3.7 kilometers. ZPMC is the largest port machinery heavy-duty equipment manufacturer in the world and owns a fleet of 25 transportation ships which are from 60,000 DWT to 100,000 DWT can deliver products to all over the world.
There are eight main types of products: Firstly, supply of large-scale port container machinery and bulk material handling machinery for ore and coal, such as quayside container cranes and rubber-tyred gantry cranes, which have entered into 100 countries and regions all over the world and occupied 70% world market shares. Bulk material handling machinery includes ship loaders, ship unloaders, bucket-wheel stacker-reclaimers and environment-friendly chain-bucket ship unloaders. Secondly, supply of heavy offshore products, such as floating cranes, pipelay vessels and other engineering vessels, all types of platforms, DP systems and jacking systems，goliath crane. Thirdly, supply of large heavy and special steel structures. The production capacity is 1,000,000 tons per year. ZPMC has successfully finished the construction of the U.S. San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. Fourthly, supply of marine transportation and installation. ZPMC has over 20 years’ experience of marine transportation and powerful ship transport design strength, and is actively developing offshore and seabed installation business. Fifthly, system integration and overall contract of projects, including overall contract of bulk cargo system, global energy saving and environmentally friendly generation IV fully automated terminal system. ZPMC has successfully built the biggest single automatic wharf in the world and multiple automatic wharfs in China. Sixthly, electrical products, software development and integration. ZPMC has a self-owned electrical brand “EZ”. Seventhly, investment and financing. Eighthly, integrated services. ZPMC has built service, operation and investment network around the world to provide timely, accurate, comprehensive and integrated lean-oriented operation, investment and full lifespan services.
ZPMC insists on self-innovation and has been awarded a first award from National Science and Technology Progress. ZPMC has also established a national level enterprise technology center and post-doctoral workstation. At present, ZPMC has over 2,600 engineering technicians engaged in design, R&D and processes, and have been awarded more than 50 national and municipal technology awards.