On March 10, 2018, the 25th China International Exhibition on Packaging Machinery & Materials (Sino-Pack 2018) with the theme of “Smart Packaging for the Future” was held in China Import and Export Fair Complex (Zone A). On March 11, the Sino-Pack overseas visiting group——members of key packaging federations from Malaysia, Indonesia and other countries—— arrived in Tech-Long. Leaders and staff of Tech-Long warmly received the members of the visiting group.

In March 2018, the invention patent “cap screwing machine” won the Guangdong Provincial Patent Excellence Award.

On April 24, 2018, the 32nd International Rubber Products Expo (CHINAPLAS 2018) was held in National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai). As a leader in the liquid packaging machinery industry, Tech-Long participated in CHINAPLAS 2018 with its filling-capping all-in-one machine.

On May 12, 2018, Guangzhou Tech-Long Packaging Machinery Co., Ltd. received the certificate of assessment for the integrated management system of informationization and industrialization (certificate number: CSAIII-00318IIIMS00442701) from the Fifth Electronic Research Institute of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and CEPREI Certification Body. This indicates that Tech-Long has made initial achievements in establishing the integrated management system of informationization and industrialization in accordance with Integration of Informationization and Industrialization Management System – Requirements (GB/T-23001-2017).

On June 13-14, 2018, the seminar for national standards of “General Technical Specification for Fully Automatic Rinsing-Filling-Capping machine for packaged drinking water (barreled water) ” and “General Technical Specification for Filling and Sealing Machine for Hot Fruit and Vegetable Juice (Pulp) Beverages”, organized by National Food Packaging Machinery Standardization Technical Committee and led by Guangzhou Tech-Long Packaging Machinery Co., Ltd. were held at Guangzhou Huihua Doubletree Hilton Hotel. The seminar on the two national standards will play a positive role in promoting the development of packaging equipment and the downstream industries.

In June 2018, Guangzhou Tech-Long Packaging Machinery Co., Ltd. launched a student aid campaign to improve the learning conditions and environment for Wenming Primary School of Hengling Yao Nationality Township, Daoxian County, Yongzhou City, Hunan Province and Yongjiang Primary School of Longbo Town, Shuangpai County, to contribute to China’s educational cause.

On July 17, 2018, the National Intellectual Property Administration, PRC publicized the List of National Intellectual Property Demonstration Enterprises and Advantage Enterprises in 2018. Guangzhou Tech-Long Packaging Machinery Co., Ltd. was elected as a “National Intellectual Property Demonstration Enterprise” by virtue of its outstanding performance in the field of intellectual property.

On July 6, 2018, the WM project was launched, which marked another progress in information construction and the refined management of warehouses.

On August 27, 2018, Tech-Long’s first oil project in Russia began production. Azarov Dmitry, governor of Samara region, and Vadim Moshkovich, chairman of RUSAGRO Group, were present to start the production line. They visited two Tech-Long production lines and highly regarded the performance and appearance of the Tech-Long equipment. The guests attending the opening ceremony of the production line also were also deeply impressed by “Made in China” equipment.

On the afternoon of August 30, Yu Xiaodong, deputy director of the Industrial Policy Department of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, and experts from the review group of service-oriented manufacturing demonstration cities, arrived in Tech-Long for inspection. Zhang Songming, chairman of Tech-Long, received the group. Mr. Yu Xiaodong and the experts of the research group spoke highly of Tech-Long’s efforts in doing practical work for enterprise development, in developing advanced manufacturing industry, and in actively transforming and upgrading.

On September 11, 2018, Guangzhou Customs issued the AEO Advanced Certification Enterprise Certificate to Guangzhou Tech-Long Packaging Machinery Co., Ltd. (002209), which is the highest certification level under the new credit rating management system implemented by China Customs for enterprises, marking that Tech-Long has been formally incorporated into the Customs Advanced Certification Management System. This will be more conducive to the enterprise’s domestic and foreign market development and the improvement of the enterprise’s competitiveness and influence in the globe.

On Oct. 24, 2018, Guangzhou Tech-Long Packaging Machinery Co., Ltd. introduced the 48000 BPH blowing-labeling-filling-capping monobloc at the China Brew China Beverage 2018 (CBB 2018). This new product marks a major technical breakthrough in China’s liquid packaging industry.

On December 5, 2018, Sun Tao, deputy director of the Policy Research Office of the National Development and Reform Commission and his entourage visited Guangzhou Tech-Long Packaging Machinery Co., Ltd. for inspection of robot replacement, green manufacturing, and upgrading of manufacturing quality. Zhang Songming, chairman of Guangzhou Tech-Long, received Director Sun and his entourage. Director Sun acknowledged the achievements made by Tech-Long and hoped that the company would continue to adhere to advanced manufacturing to make the enterprise stronger and become a model enterprise in the industry.

In December 2018, our company won the 20th China Patent Excellence Award for the patent for invention of “Bottle Lifting and Lowering Device of Filling Machine”.