Press releases () 9th Chinese coating center in Jinan inaugrated
Jinan is already the ninth Balzers coating centre in China since the market entry in 2004. Within seven years only Oerlikon Balzers established a strong presence in the growth market in China. Since the beginning of 2009 alone, Oerlikon Balzers has opened five centres in China.
The region around Jinan is considered the hub of the Chinese heavy commercial vehicle indstury. The town is located in north eastern China, about 400km south of Beijing. Sinotruck, one of the largest heavy truck manufacturers, is domiciled in Jinan. Likewise Shanghai GM Dongyue, SAIC-GM Wuling as well as numerous suppliers are based there.
Picture shows the official Jinan inauguration ceremony with representatives from the Local Government, Customers and the Oerlikon Balzers Management.