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TÜV NORD and ZPMC sign strategic cooperation agreement

11.08.2014: ZPMC (Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industry), Chinese manufacturer of heavy-duty equipment, and TÜV NORD, German technology service provider, have agreed on a strategic cooperation. Dirk Stenkamp, a member of the Board of Management of TÜV NORD GROUP, and Huang Qingfeng, Executive Vice President of ZPMC, signed the agreement in Shanghai.

ZPMC (Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industry), Chinese manufacturer of heavy-duty equipment, and TÜV NORD, German technology service provider, have agreed on a strategic cooperation. Dirk Stenkamp, a member of the Board of Management of TÜV NORD GROUP, and Huang Qingfeng, Executive Vice President of ZPMC, signed the agreement in Shanghai.

TÜV NORD and ZPMC will establish a strategic partnership for the quality inspection of cranes, marine products, large steel structures, railway vehicles and other technical equipment. The partners will jointly explore the use of relevant technologies, improve product quality and routine maintenance management, with the effect of enhancing overall operational efficiency.

“Already 90 per cent of goods traffic worldwide is carried by merchant ships. The importance of large ports within logistics chains will continue to grow. This partnership is therefore highly significant over the long term with both parties sharing experience and raising quality standards on an international level“, Stenkamp said.

ZPMC is the world’s largest manufacturer of heavy-duty equipment. Its main products include container cranes and large steel bridge structures.

About TÜV NORD GROUP

With over 10,000 employees, TÜV NORD GROUP is one of the largest technical service providers, offering its advisory, service and inspection expertise in over 70 countries throughout the world. Areas of activity include Industrial Services, Mobility, IT and Training. TÜV NORD GROUP occupies a unique position in the sector based on its work in the fields of natural resources and aerospace and is firmly committed to its guiding principle and watchword: “Excellence for your business”.

 

Annika Burchard

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