“Under the empowerment of intelligent technology, the manufacturing industry is by no means a traditional industry with weak growth, but a locomotive driving high-quality and sustainable economic development.” At the 2019 World Manufacturing Conference held not long ago, Director of Lenovo Group Chairman and CEO Yang Yuanqing said.
Yang Yuanqing said that globalization is entering the era of 4.0, and we are facing unprecedented changes. Globalization and anti-globalization are playing a game. At the same time, a new round of technological revolution is reshaping the industrial structure. Although full of uncertainties, manufacturing will remain the core connotation of China’s economic stability and high-quality development. Looking back on history, we can clearly see that in the development process of any world power, the manufacturing industry is the foundation of a vital power, the foundation of a country, and the ballast stone of economic development. Only strong “manufacturing” can help a country move forward through complex and ever-changing macroeconomic patterns and cycles.
In order to realize the leap from a big manufacturing country to a “powerful manufacturing country”, Yang Yuanqing said that we still need to pay attention to three changes: First, the connotation of manufacturing should be changed from just “making wedding clothes for others”, OEM for others, and no brand manufacturing , and transform it into producing its own products with international brand influence; second, the manufacturing object should be changed from simple follow-up products to products with more innovative connotations; third, the manufacturing capacity should be changed from releasing re