On May 21, the Lin-gang Production Base of Matechstone Engineering Group Co., Ltd. started operation after 2 Shanghai Electric’s affiliates chose the Jiading New Town and Lin-gang Special Area, two of the five new towns planned by Shanghai, to build headquarters in early May. It marks another big step for Matechstone Engineering Group in the industrialization of construction, and serves as an important platform for Shanghai Electric to accelerate its prefabricated construction business in the Yangtze River Delta.
As a smart innovation base, it sits in the industrial zone of the Lin-gang Special Area, encompassing an area of roughly 3.93 hectares. Its business spans across the whole industrial chain of science and technology R&D, design, production, construction, technology training and Industrial Internet. It is designed to produce PC wallboards mainly and irregularly-shaped parts in small quantities with a total annual capacity of about 45,000 m3.
The Lin-gang Special Area includes zones for industries, life, trade and education. More opportunities come with construction sites here and there for this green new town. Lin-gang Special Area plans to build a large number lot of environmentally-friendly government-subsided houses in a short time, which presents a perfect opportunity for prefab home companies. After the base starts operation, the company can offer a package of services needed in construction including construction part design, production, installation and engineering procurement construction (EPC), which will promote the high-quality and sound development of the industrialization of construction in Lin-gang Special Area. What’s more, it will facilitate the transformation and upgrading of industrialization of construction, implementation of exemplary prefab projects and the wider application of prefab homes, making Lin-gang Special Area a new green town in all areas.
Matechstone Engineering Group Co., Ltd., one of Shanghai’s first state-owned enterprises exercising mixed-ownership reform, plays a key role in Shanghai Electric’s plan on the industrialization of construction. Upholding the idea of providing clients with whole-industrial-chain services and building a service ecology for industrialization of construction, Matechstone Engineering Group will continue to strengthen R&D and manufacturing competencies and implement directions given by the CPC Shanghai Municipal Committee and Shanghai Municipal People’s Government to make greater contributions to the overall revolution and sustainable development of the modern Chinese construction industry.