China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) will take five measures to boost intelligent manufacturing in the consumer goods industry.
It will build standardized system for intelligent manufacturing, form an ecosystem for intelligent manufacturing industry, establish an intelligent manufacturing industrial alliance to join forces and make breakthroughs in the hardcore links and common key technologies of intelligent manufacturing.
Insiders say intelligent manufacturing would help China’s manufacturing industry to transform in the future.
SOUDNBITE: DU ZEYUAN, Tianjin Fastener manufacturing Co., Ltd
“Our staff have left a lot from 2003 to 2013. And we usually can’t offer products to customers on time. But after transformation, our production is so orderly now and the staff are willing to stay. Meanwhile, the stock of our products are down by 20 percent to 30 percent.”
RUAN JIXIANG, President Jack Holdings Group
“Now, We only need 3 people to manage the production line, but in old days, we need 350 people. The labor cost is declined dramatically and our production efficiency is improved.”
In May, a grand plan named “Made in China 2025” was unveiled with the intent of upgrading the manufacturing sector and making better use of the country’s most competitive manufacturing capacity