High-End Aluminium Processing Industrial Park

Düsseldorf, 25.07.2023

On 17 July, the Weiqiao Aluminium Processing Industrial Park in the city of Weihai in China’s Shandong Province was inaugurated as part of the conference to develop environmentally friendly and high-quality aluminium processing. At the same time, the cooperation between science and technology was reaffirmed with the inauguration of the Weiqiao National Science and Technology (WQ & UCAS) Joint Laboratory Weihai Base.

The Weiqiao Pioneering Group, which covers the entire life cycle from mining of bauxite to products and recycling, and provides value creation throughout the life cycle of aluminium, has driven the industrial cluster in Weihai city and is locally active in aluminium processing. For the Weiqiao (Weihai) Aluminium Deep Processing Industrial Park, the Group has cooperated intensively with the city of Weihai and the Shandong Aluminium Industry Association in recent years. The park covers an area of 713 hectares with a planned investment volume of 3 billion yuan (approx. € 375 million) and aims to integrate upstream and downstream companies related to the aluminium processing industry.

A strategic cooperation has been established with the Institute of Metals of the Chinese Academy of Sciences to solve the main technological challenges in the field of aluminium processing. Together, the aluminium industry cluster will be expanded and strengthened, and Weiqiao Industrial Park will become a new engine for the environmentally friendly and high-quality development of the aluminium industry in Weihai.

Local politicians, scientists and entrepreneurs pressed the start button together for the opening of the industrial park.

About WEIQIAO Germany GmbH:

WEIQIAO Germany GmbH is a European subsidiary and European headquarters of the Chinese Shandong Weiqiao Pioneering Group. The group includes three listed companies, two of which are listed in Hong Kong, 12 domestic and overseas production sites and over 100,000 employees worldwide. The group covers the complete value chain of the textile and aluminum industry.