News from our newspaper(Reporter Pei Yunfeng) On January 30, the China (Jinzhong·Taigu) Masteel Casting Industry Investment and Trade Expo in Taigu, with the theme of “promoting two transformations and realizing the high-quality development of Taigu Masteel Specialty Town”, was held in Taigu The Masteel R&D Convention and Exhibition Center was grandly opened. The 5,000-square-meter exhibition hall was crowded with people and the atmosphere was warm. Guests and friends from all over the world met in the “China Masteel Capital” to discuss development plans and seek a better future.
The trade expo is sponsored by Jinzhong Municipal Party Committee and Municipal Government, Shanxi Foundry Industry Association, jointly supported by China Foundry Association, China Hardware Products Association, China Minmetals and Chemicals Import and Export Chamber of Commerce and East China Foundry Association, Taigu District Committee of Jinzhong City The District Government, Taigu District Masteel Foundry Association, and Taigu Masteel R&D Convention and Exhibition Center are the organizers, and the Shanxi Provincial Convention and Exhibition Industry Association is responsible for the guidance. The expo has set up six major themed activities, including product display transactions, high-quality development forums, high-quality development talks, and expert quality courses. More than 180 exhibitors and more than 3,000 dealers from home and abroad are attracted to the exhibition, and there are more than a thousand kinds of products such as malleable steel pipe fittings, grooved pipe fittings, power fittings and metal castings. Renmin University of China, Taiyuan University of Technology, CRRC, China Foundry Association and other universities, enterprises, and chambers of commerce successfully signed 20 strategic cooperation agreements, with a total investment of about 3 billion yuan and an on-site transaction volume of 2.6 billion yuan. The expo also set up special display areas such as Masteel’s development history photography exhibition area, policy promotion area, and fire protection experience hall, which fully enhanced the sense of experience and participation in the event.
Masteel foundry industry is a traditional pillar industry in Taigu District. It started in the 1970s. The district established Hucun Masteel Foundry Park, established Taigu Foundry Industry Association, implemented the Masteel Foundry Industry Revitalization Plan, and built Shanxi Masteel Quality Inspection Center and Measures such as Taigu Masteel R&D Convention and Exhibition Center have accelerated the transformation and upgrading of the foundry industry to standardization, high-end, intelligence, and greenness. At present, there are 112 malleable iron and steel enterprises in Taigu District, with an annual output value of more than 7 billion yuan and a tax payment of 180 million yuan. There are six categories of iron castings with more than 1,000 specifications, as well as aluminum and magnesium alloy castings for aerospace, and cast steel for automobiles and trains. High-end products such as iron castings and stainless steel welding for nuclear power plants.