(JapanToday)– Fujitsu Ltd (China) Holdings Co and INESA (Group) Co, a major state-owned company in China that provides smart city solutions, have announced the establishment of INESA Intelligent Technology Co Ltd, a joint venture that will provide services and a platform for smart manufacturing solutions in China.
Around the world, the manufacturing industry is an important element in improving the competitive strength of a country. China is therefore promoting innovation in the smart manufacturing field in accordance with its “Made in China 2025” plan, which aims to strengthen the competitiveness of its manufacturing industry.
Fujitsu and INESA began their collaboration in the smart manufacturing field in 2015, and expanded the scope of that collaboration in 2017, agreeing to a broad-based collaboration in fields such as smart manufacturing and smart cities.
This establishment of a joint venture represents a new stage in this collaboration aimed at developing the smart manufacturing market in China for the two companies.
By linking the experience INESA has developed on the front lines of manufacturing for over 80 years with Fujitsu’s ICT technologies such as IoT, big data, and AI, this new venture will provide total solutions for the manufacturing industry in China, optimizing customers’ manufacturing processes, improving the efficiency of factories, and reducing costs through detailed manufacturing management.
Moreover, by building a smart manufacturing ecosystem, the two companies aim for the new venture to establish industry standards in China’s smart manufacturing field and become a model company in the industry, thereby contributing to the achievement of the “Made in China 2025” plan.