Initially founded in 1972, Shandong Lingong Construction Machinery Co., Ltd. (SDLG) is a national large-sized backbone enterprise in construction machinery industry and is listed in Top 100 China’s Enterprises in Mechanical Industry and listed as a national-level high-tech enterprise. The leading products include earth-moving scraper and excavator series, road machinery series, mining truck series, and small-sized construction machinery series.
SDLG undertakes the core concept of “Reliability in Action” and strives through continual innovation to provide more reliable products and services and maximize the sustained value return to the customers. SDLG established state-level R&D center and postdoctoral workstation, undertook multiple scientific research tasks of National 863 Program and provincial-level programs, and obtained more than 50 national patents. SDLG maintains good cooperation relationship with domestic key colleges and universities and research institutes and established open and efficient technical cooperation and innovation system.
SDLG boasts advanced production facilities and complete management system, passed the ISO 9001 quality management system certification, and obtained the Export Product Quality License and the qualification certificate for import & export enterprise. With high quality and excellent services, the SDLG’s products are distributed to all regions nationwide and are exported to scores of countries and regions.
“Building a globalized SDLG and establishing a trustworthy brand”, SDLG will always insist on the product diversification strategy centered on construction machinery, push the continual improvement, continually enrich the production lineup, promote the product quality and brand reputation, and build a domestic first-class and international renowned construction machinery base.
SDLG & VOLVO
In 2006,SDLG cooperated with VOLVO(one of the World Top 500),which helped the company learn the management experience and technical support from the internationally tiptop enterprise. Such move strongly boosted SDLG's internationalization progress. In October 2007,Volvo Construction Equipment signed an agreement concerning additional investment with SDLG, which greatly advanced SDLG's productivity from original 15000 units to 30000 units. Therefore, the cooperation between SDLG and Volvo is the spur for SDLG's fast-rate development. By improving product quality and management level, SDLG will continue maintaining its brand advantage in China and expanding shares in domestic market. Also, it will leverage Volvo's global resources to accelerate its internationalization process, in a bid to achieve its ultimate goal of "being Strong and Larger."
Volvo Ocean Race, touted as the "Maritime Marathon", is the most influential sailing boat competition in the world. In 2008-2009, the Race firstly added the Asian sailing route across such regions as Kochi of India, Singapore, and Qingdao of China. SDLG served as Chinese title sponsor of Ireland "Green Dragon" fleet, which was the first time for Chinese enterprises to become one of Volvo Ocean Race's sponsors.