Anhui Guozhen Group Co., Ltd. is a joint-stock enterprise group incorporated in1994 with permission of the Anhui provincial government. The company has always been adhering to the enterprise tenet of "Serving the country and the society with industrial achievements" initiated by Mr. Li Wei, the founder of the company, promoting the enterprise spirit of "Being honest, thrifty, competitive and creative", bearing in mind the development policy of "What the society needs is where we are heading for" and committing ourselves to the development of five industrial sectors which have close relationships with the society and people's livelihood: water, clean energy, eco-utilization, environmental remediation and health management.
The Group has made continuous progress during the past twenty two years and now has more than ten wholly-owned or controlling subsidiaries, such as Guozhen Environmental Protection, Guozhen Gas, Guozhen Eco-technology, Guozhen Real Estate, Guozhen Health, Guozhen Environment Remediation, etc. In 2015, the group witnessed an operating revenue of 5 billion yuan, with a total asset of 9.3 billion yuan and around 3500 outstanding management and technical personnel, all demonstrating a sustainable development. The company has been on the list of top 500 enterprises of service industry in China for three consecutive years and the list of top 100 enterprises in Anhui Province for four consecutive years.
Main Sectors of the Group Company
1. Guozhen Environmental Protection
Founded in February 1997 with a registered capital of 300 million yuan, Anhui Guozhen Environmental Protection Technology Joint Stock Co., Ltd.(GZEP), now with 2130 employees, is one of the specialized companies in China that first offered integrated solutions in the marketization process of domestic waste water treatment industry, featuring "one-stop six-dimension services". Since its listing in ShenZhen Stock Exchange in 2014(300388), the company has always been committed to the integrated utilization of water resources, and has now formed a full life cycle industry chain ranging from design and R&D, project contracting, equipment R&D and integration, operation management as well as investment and financing of municipal and industrial waste water treatment, upgrading and reconstruction of near IV water, as well as small town sewage and minor drainage basin treatment.
At present, the company has over 100 waste water treatment plants all over China, with a treatment capacity of over 4 million tons per day. Its typical projects include Hefei Qingxi Water Treatment Plant, Hefei Chaohu River DBO, the Reclaimed Water Pilot Project of Changsha Xianghu Lake Waste Water Treatment Plant and Qingdao Li County River Waste Water Treatment Project, etc.
As one of the first batch of innovation-oriented companies, the company has hosted and participated in four research subjects of China’s 863 Program (National High-tech Research and Development Program) and two research subjects of China’s National Key Technology R&D Program, and has won twice the Second National Prize for Progress in Science and Technology. Besides, It has also hosted and participated in compiling thirteen national and industrial standards, and owns 47 patented technology, among which 21 are patents for invention.
GZEP will be adhering to the principle of “Improving the ecological environment by devoting ourselves to the national water industry”, and create for the society and people a clean, good and harmonious living and working condition, while in the meantime become a highly-ranked international service provider of comprehensive utilization of water environment.
2. Guozhen Gas and Guozhen LNG
Fuyang Guozhen Gas Company was founded in June 1997 with a registered capital of 92.91 million yuan. With a staff of 592 people, it is now the only one company in Fuyang City that is qualified for both urban pipeline gas operation and pipeline engineering installation. The company exclusively undertook the national "West-East Natural Gas Transmission" Project in Fuyang City, including its counties and cities, and has established a complete urban natural gas transmission & distribution and supply system consisting of one natural gas station, one master station, four stations for storage and distribution, twelve vehicle fueling stations as well as 1,300 km of pipelines. With annual sales of 120 million cubic meters, the company has carried oil and gas from Tarim Basin of Xinjiang Province to enterprises, institutions and numerous families in Fuyang City and its five surrounding counties and cities. In the meantime, the company has cooperated with Shandong Dongming and Shanghai Jianglu and established an integrated operating system, featuring production, wholesale and retail of refined oil products with annual sales of 35 million liters. The company has, for many times, won titles such as Anhui Excellent Private Enterprise, Fuyang Top 100 Enterprises, Fuyang Top 10 Non-public Tax Payers, etc. At present, the company is making efforts to set up a diversified cross-region clean energy group company by asset restructuring and corporate mergers and acquisitions. Moreover, it has carried out strategic cooperation with famous Chinese security companies in fully launching its IPO, aiming at an extraordinary development.
Anhui Guozhen LNG Company, separated from Fuyang Guozhen Gas Company, was founded in August, 2015 with a registered capital of 5 million yuan and a staff of 189 people. The company owns a special railway line of 1000 meters, more than ten tank cars as well as an LNG storing capacity of 6500 cubic meters. Operating 15 LNG stations, it is now the largest enterprise in Anhui Province in terms of assets and market in LNG business. In addition to Fuyang market, it has also set up branch offices in Dongming, Jinan, Nanjing and other cities, and has been actively involved in markets of Lu’an, Huainan, Bozhou and other surrounding cities, holding some important positions in Henan, Shandong and Jiangsu provinces. Presently, the company is making great efforts to expand and integrate its market through projects operation, as well as strengthen and standardize the market through site construction, distribution service, channel control and other terminal management so as to make itself bigger and stronger.
3. Guozhen Eco-tech
Anhui Guozhen Eco-tech Co., Ltd. was founded in February 2016 with a registered capital of 100 million yuan and it now has a staff of 247 people. The company has been committed to comprehensive utilization of biomass such as straw and other agricultural and forestry residues and production of three main products, i.e. heat, power and soil remediation agent(ecological fertilizer) which take biomass as raw material. Benefiting from cooperation with other enterprises both at home and abroad, Guozhen Eco-tech has grown to be an integrated company of investment and operation, equipment manufacturing and project engineering, featuring cyclic use of agricultural and forestry waste, for example, it cooperates with Hangzhou Boiler Group and introduces advanced technologies from PNPP Company of Germany so as to develop and own the ultra-high-temperature-and-pressure thermal power generation technology, works with Hefei Cement Research Institute to develop and own the integrated technology of desulfurization, de-nitrification and dust removing, and also joint hands with Institute of Soil Science of Chinese Academy of Sciences in Nanjing to develop and own eco-fertilizer technology. At present, it has three subsidiary companies, i.e. Guozhen Meijie (Anhui) Biomass Thermal Power Co., Ltd., Bozhou Guozhen B, iomass Thermal Power Co., Ltd. and Anhui Guozhen Mingguang Biomass Power Generation Co., Ltd.
In t, he future, the compan, y will continue to integrate biomass-related resources and business within Guozhen system and further develop solid waste disposal business so as to establish its core competence in eco sector and achieve the IPO of its main business, i.e. biomass power generation.
4. Guozhen Environment Remediation
Founded in April, 2016 with a registered capital of 60 million yuan, Anhui Guozhen Environment Remediation Co., Ltd. is a high-tech enterprise specialized in soil and underground water remediation. Ever since its inception, the company has been striving to set up a full industrial chain in environment remediation and enhance its general capacity through mode innovation, technological R&D, engineering practice as well as team building. Based on relations with Guozhen Group and GZEP, the company has established strategic cooperation with several famous scientific institutes and enterprises such as Chinese Research Academy of Environmental Sciences, Institute of Soil Science of Chinese Academy of Sciences in Nanjing, Anhui Research Academy of Environmental Sciences and MWH Environmental Engineering (Shanghai) Co., Ltd., etc. With ever-rising technical strength and brand influence, the company will gradually be able to offer one-stop environment remediation service which includes contaminated site investigation, risk evaluation, repairing proposal design, remediation project construction and also follow-up monitoring and assessment, and eventually become a famous integrated service provider of soil and underground water remediation.
5. Guozhen Health and Guozhen Real Estate
Anhui Guozhen Health Industry Investment Co., Ltd. was founded in 2010 with a registered capital of 20 million yuan and mainly focuses on investment, construction and management of health industry and its related service industry. Responding to the emerging requirements of the society, the company has put forward its own health concept, i.e. “mind purification, health guide, green food, health maintenance and back to nature”. While taking “disease prevention, fighting against aging and nurturing the body and soul” as its goal, the strategic transition of Guozhen Real Estate and Guozhen Health Building as its basis, the company has combined Chinese traditional medical essence and modern medical tests and equilibrium intervention treatment technology, aiming at creating a system which integrates physical examination, health assessment and intervention, plus a platform which provides high-end physical tests, equilibrium intervention, TCM physical therapy, athletic rehabilitation, nutritious diet, high-end apartment and private health maintenance theme club and providing one-stop health maintenance service for medium-and-high-end customers. Within the next three to five years, the company will strive to get listed and step into the international world as a famous group company.
Guozhen Real Estate Company Co., Ltd. was set up in 1993 with a registered capital of 106 million yuan. Qualified as a second-grade real estate developer in China, it has always been committed to its , concept of “low-carbon life, green house and healthy community” and has put this concept into practice throughout the process of planning development, operation and service. Taking Anhui province as its basis, the company mainly expands its market in the northern part and has witnessed success of many projects, including various kinds of high-end residential buildings and urban complex in Hefei, Fuyang, Bengbu, Jieshou, and Mengcheng city of Anhui, , Haikou, Danzhou city of Hainan, as well as Changsha, Hunan Province, with a total, floorage of 2 million square meters, winning good social and economic benefits. Within the next five years, the company will cooperate with Guozhen Health and develop health and senior living projects so as to turn a new chapter in Guozhen health industry.
Diversified Industries of Guozhen
Some other subsidiary companies of Guozhen Group such as Zhenzhixin International Trade Company, Guozhen Culture and Media Company, and Dongfangxu Electrical Equipment Company have also made progress and become an important support to the group company.
1. Anhui Zhenzhixin International Trade Company, founded in 2013 with a registered capital of 30 million yuan, has its HQ in Hefei and a wholly-owned entity in Ningbo, i.e. Ningbo Dibang International Trade Company, which is a professional trade company dealing imports, transshipment trade, exports as well as domestic trade of staple commodities such as rubber, chemical products, plastics, non-ferrous metals, mineral products, etc. With 400 million yuan of assets, the company boasts a professional staff, featuring good business capabilities and excellent relations with upstream and downstream enterprises and more than ten customer companies. Sticking to its operation concept of “trade business serving for financing and entities”, the company will work hard to expand its market abroad and lay a solid foundation for the internalization of Guozhen Group.
2. Anhui Guozhen Culture and Media Company, founded in 2013, mainly focuses on branding, brand image design, advertising idea design and production, product packaging, terminal stores design, activity planning and execution of sales promotion, PR and exhibitions, and integrated marketing of new media, website planning, design and development.
3. Anhui Dongfangxu Electrical Equipment Company, founded in 2001 with a registered capital of 30 million yuan, is a high-tech company which manufactures various kinds of electrical equipment such as medium-and-high-voltage vacuum circuit breakers, vacuum load switches, complete switchgears, and transmission and distribution lines, and also provides equipment engineering installation. As a long-term partner with Anhui Grid Company and the State Grid Company, it has kept a good relation with many universities and colleges in Hefei and developed many pioneering new products such as intelligent vacuum circuit breakers, intelligent switch cabinets for the internet of things, which can be remotely controlled. At present, the company has acquired six software copyright, two patents for utility models and one patent for invention.
Guozhen Culture and Charity Undertakings
1. Guozhen Culture
Holding high the great banner of socialism with Chinese characteristics, the company has had in-depth study of Secretary-General Xi Jinping’s series of important speeches, and conscientiously implemented the guiding principles of the Eighteenth National Congress of the Party, the third, fourth, fifth and sixth Plenary Sessions of the 18th Central Committee of CPC. Under the leadership of the Communist Party of China, the company has set up the Party Committee, Trade Union, as well as Commission for Discipline Inspection. With establishing service-oriented grass-roots Party, Labor and Group Organizations as its goal, the company has launched education activities concerning studies on the theoretical and practical issues of party buildings and has given full play to the vanguard and exemplary role of Party Organizations. In the meantime, the company has also actively promoted probity and self-discipline and implemented the Eight Rules of Political Bureau of the Central Committee, which shows its firm stand in building a clean administration. Based on Guozhen News, Guozhen Magazine, and its internal and external websites, social media as well as the new media such as Wechat and Weibo, the company has done good propaganda work. Besides, various recreational and sports activities have also been arranged, for example, get-together parties, speech contests, post skills contests, basketball games, etc. Guozhen Group was among one of the second batch of model private enterprises which have done a good job in taking precautions against duty crime in 2016 and has also, for many times, been awarded honorary titles for its excellent work in enterprise as well as party building by the Party Committee of Hefei.
2. Guozhen Charity Undertakings
Adhering to its principle of "Serving the country and the society with industrial achievements", the Group Company set up Guozhen Academy in 2009 to give more back to society. During the past seven years, Guozhen Academy has hold around one hundred training classes concerning Chinese Classics, and more than 160 weekend classes. Besides, it has also taken on many government purchasing projects and benefited tens of thousands of people. In 2011, Guozhen Charity foundation was established. It has made donations for education, helped the poor and also launched many charity activities which offered help to more people. This is what Guozhen Group has done for the society, which has also turned a brand new chapter in its charity undertakings.
The road ahead is much challenged but also full of chances. We need to forget the achievements we have made and continue to work hard for the future. The Guozhen Group will continue to focus on environmental protection such as waste water treatment, and integrated use of solid waste, the development and study of new energy and clean energy, as well as the one-stop health management, so as to improve both the eco system, physical and psychological health, and complete the strategic transformation from a products-oriented to service-oriented company. We will strive to achieve an annual output value of 20 billion yuan by the end of 2020 and enter the top 500 of Chinese private enterprises.