Nangang Science Park
A view of Nangang Science Park. [Photo/WeChat ID: hefeigaoxinfabu]
Nangang Science Park is an important industrial park in west Hefei and a core part of the Hefei National High-tech Industry Development Zone. Located in Shushan district, it plays an indispensable role in the development of the local economy and industries. It has been designated as an "Anhui provincial industrial demonstration park of new industrialization" and a "municipal industry cluster of modern logistics".
The park was jointly established by a cooperative agreement between the Hefei National High-tech Industry Development Zone and Shushan district in August 2007, and has an overall planning area of about 20 square kilometers.
The park boasts sound infrastructures and supporting facilities, and its urban functions keep expanding. It has attracted a great number of innovation resources and achievements in technology and science.
In the first half of 2023, four projects were signed up there, with a total investment of 750 million yuan ($100 million); nine new projects started construction with a total investment of around 5.8 billion yuan, while two new projects were completed with a total investment of about 670 million yuan. The park also generated tax revenue of over 827 million yuan during the same period.
As of November, 2021, the park had 36 national-level high-tech enterprises and 32 specialized and sophisticated enterprises that produce new and unique products at or above the municipal level, including six at the national level.
In 2020, the park's output value of industrial enterprises above designated size surpassed 30 billion yuan ($4.49 billion), reaching 34.4 billion yuan, while also generating tax revenue of over 1 billion yuan, both setting historical records.
A number of leading enterprises have settled in Nangang Science Park, forming the park's key industry clusters of home appliances, automobiles and modern logistics. The park is also striving to develop new industries including new energy, new materials, energy saving and environmental protection, big data, and intelligent manufacturing.
Major smart appliance, automobile and equipment manufacturing enterprises in the park include Whirlpool Corporation (China), Hefei Chang'an Automobile Co Ltd, Continental Corporation (China), Anhui Communications Services Co Ltd and Anhui Dematag Crane Machinery Co Ltd.
Major environmental protection and intelligent manufacturing enterprises in the park include Anhui Guozhen Environmental Protection & Technology Joint Stock Co Ltd, Kochem Electric Appliance Co Ltd, Anhui Yousi Tiancheng Intelligent & Technology Co Ltd and Zhejiang Dayuan Pump Industry Co Ltd.
Major modern logistics enterprises in the park include Hefei Zhongwaiyun Logistics Co Ltd, Hefei Prologis Co Ltd, Hefei Suning Logistics Co Ltd, Hefei Weitian Yuntong Information Technology Co Ltd and Hefei Xinqiao Logistics Co Ltd.
Smart logistics company Weitian Yuntong has been developing smart logistics solutions, especially those related to trunk highway transport, for about two decades. [Photo/WeChat ID: hefeigaoxinfabu]
Nangang Science Park is home to the Qiao Mengyuan entrepreneurship base, an industrial cluster for overseas Chinese business start-ups, and the Sino-German Intelligent Manufacturing International Innovation Park, which was established to further strengthen cooperation in technological research, the transformation of scientific achievements, the implementation of joint projects, and personnel training between governments, enterprises and research institutes between the two countries.
Nangang Science Park, located in the northwest area of Dashushan Forest Park, is adjacent to Hefei Xinqiao International Airport and Konggang Industrial Park as well as the demonstration area of Hefei National High-tech Industry Development Zone. It is a key portal to west Hefei.
The park is a transportation hub in west Hefei. It is 20 kilometers away from Xinqiao International Airport and 15 km from Hefei South Railway Station. Hefei West Coach Station is located in the park. The Hefei-Anqing railway, airport expressway and the Hefei-Huainan-Fuyang Expressway pass through the park. It is also linked to downtown Hefei by Metro Line 2.
Sound infrastructure facilities
The park has built many trunk roads, which include Dabieshan Road, Jiangjunling Road and Tianlong Road. Supporting water, electricity, gas, heat and afforestation facilities are also in place. There are two substations and several distribution network lines and switching stations in the park.