In April 2000, Shanli Company was formally established. In the past 18 years, the company has only provided a series of equipment for continuous heat treatment and coating line of strip steel from the initial establishment. By 2003, it has built the first domestically produced domestically designated continuous hot-dip galvanizing production line for Chongqing Dongyuan. The continuous hot-dip galvanizing production line has now established a subsidiary company with subsidiaries such as Wuhan Shanli Slab Technology Engineering Co., Ltd., Huangshishan Lida Thermal Equipment Co., Ltd., and Huangshishanli Energy Conservation and Environmental Protection Research Institute. The champion of R&D and design, key equipment manufacturing and general contracting services for steel continuous hot-dip galvanizing/aluminum-zinc unit, silicon steel continuous heat treatment unit, stainless steel continuous annealing and pickling unit, etc., is closely related to the company's innovation and development.
“R&D + production” accelerates the industrialization of scientific and technological achievements. The company adheres to the innovation-driven development strategy, and has established a research and development team that has both metal heat treatment and deep processing new materials and equipment continuous development capabilities, as well as metal heat treatment application evaluation capabilities. Up to now, the team includes 7 national and provincial government subsidy experts. There are 85 research and development personnel, including doctors, masters and undergraduates, accounting for 23.61%, 43 middle and senior professional qualifications, accounting for 11.94%, and 71 undergraduates or above, accounting for 19.72%. The R&D team has invested more than 200 million yuan in research and development. In particular, in the past five years, R&D investment has accounted for more than 4% of sales revenue. It has carried out research on key technologies in the forefront of the industry and has more than 40 patents. Two progress awards, one of the third prizes for technical inventions in Hubei Province, two second prizes for scientific and technological progress in Hubei Province, and one first prize for scientific and technological progress in Hubei Province.
“Manufacturing + Service” accelerates the value chain. The company's mission is to “see the world's leading equipment suppliers with advanced sheet metal processing technology and high-quality services” and the mission of “providing advanced and perfect sheet metal system solutions to the domestic and foreign users with sheet metal processing technology as the core”. The modular whole process chain and industrial chain design also take into account the flexible combination of the main processes for different market demands to meet the customer's economic investment and low operating costs.
Provide customers with total turnkey services for “turnkey projects”。 Service-oriented strip steel continuous processing technology key technology and equipment integration innovation and general contracting construction, in addition to providing customers with better service, enhance the company's own competitiveness, but also expand the steel product variety, respond to the national steel de-capacity policy, powerful Promoted the development of China's coating industry. In May 2011, Huangshishan Lixingye Sheet Co., Ltd. was completed and put into operation, and the first self-constructed thick strip continuous-plating continuous hot-dip galvanizing unit in China was established, which laid the foundation for the continuous hot-dip galvanizing technology and equipment of thick strip steel thick coating. The foundation; up to now, the company's thick strip continuous coating hot-dip galvanizing line has accounted for more than 60% of the domestic market share. Since 2015, the market share of the plated （aluminum） zinc production line and the production capacity of the production line have been ranked first in China for three consecutive years. Up to now, the company's total production of electroplated （aluminum） zinc production lines accounted for 28% of the total domestic production lines （excluding the self-built and imported production lines of steel enterprises）, the domestic market share is the first, accounting for 350 lines of domestic design capacity. （excluding 27.2% of the self-built production lines and imported production lines of steel enterprises）, the domestic production capacity is the first.
Develop and develop with the “Belt and Road”。 The company firmly grasps the development opportunities of the “One Belt and One Road” initiative, innovates and practices the “consultant marketing method”， and formulates corresponding countermeasures for different customer needs, guiding and helping customers to determine the demand for product supply and service, and serving as a staff member. Make ideas, increase, increase efficiency, and increase value. Through value-added services, the company that promotes customers grows from small to large, from weak to strong, and improves customer satisfaction and fit. Inward innovation, expand the market, let the company move from domestic to overseas. In 2015-2017, the company's plating （aluminum） zinc production line exported to the world （Belt and Road countries） market share ranked first. In 2009, the company exported complete sets of （aluminum） zinc equipment to Jakarta and Surabaya in Indonesia, setting a history of the first technology and equipment export of China's plated （aluminum） zinc production line. From 2015 to 2017, Shanli Company won two 250,000 tons/year continuous galvanizing production lines （Fig. 3） and one million tons/year continuous acid in the Karachi international bidding of the “Belt and Road” bridgehead Pakistan. The washing production line and a 400,000-ton/year push-pull pickling production line have built all the projects for the new rolling coating of Pakistan, making ISL the largest galvanized sheet manufacturer in the country, and the products are sold to developed countries such as the United States; In 2015, the thick hot-dip continuous hot-dip galvanizing line of thick strip steel was put into operation in Pakistan's INTERNATIONAL STEELS LIMITED. For the first time, the complete machine export of thick-plated continuous hot-dip galvanizing technology and equipment for thick strip steel in China was realized.
“Industrialization + Informatization” accelerates the transition to intelligent manufacturing. The company is actively moving towards intelligent manufacturing and industrial 4.0, and has developed an automatic/manual switchable intelligent control system for the production line. It is the “key” of “turnkey project”， further improving the level of automation and intelligence, and gradually realizing automation and intelligence of the production line. The company has established Hubei Provincial Enterprise Technology Center, provincial high-temperature alloy laboratory, provincial engineering （rolling coating） laboratory, provincial advanced coating technology and equipment research and development system integration base, and post-doctoral innovation practice base. On this basis, the company has cooperated with universities, enterprises and the international community to develop innovative cooperation:
Cooperate with Huazhong University to develop a development agreement for energy-saving and environmentally-friendly dust removal equipment projects;
Cooperate with Wuhan University of Science and Technology to build a production, research and research base to carry out talent transfer and form a win-win situation between science and technology and industry.
Jointly built a pilot test base with Huangshishan Lixingye Sheet Co., Ltd. to complete the results test and transformation.
It has adopted a flexible and diversified cooperation mode with Shandong Guanzhou Co., Ltd. to realize the combination of production, study and research, to reach a strategic alliance, and to solve the technical problems that the industry urgently needs to solve.
Cooperation with international companies such as Russia, Pakistan, and Ethiopia is in response to the national “One Belt, One Road” strategy, expanding the international market and turning Chinese manufacturing into Chinese creation.
The 18-year-old Shanli is full of vigor and vitality, does not satisfy the status quo, and constantly strengthens scientific and technological innovation. With the goal of research on new materials for strips, the technology of silicon steel ultra-thin strip production, “pickling, leveling, galvanizing” and short process technology are carried out. R&D, leading the industry's technological reforms, are always ready to meet new challenges, achieve new goals, and create new glory.
The roots are deep and leafless, and they have a long history. We firmly believe that in the turbulent business seas, Shanli will surely break through the waves and become long and achieve a hundred years of great cause.