Changzhou National Hi-tech Industrial Development Zone (CND)
CND is strategically located in the heart of the Yangtze River Delta, which generates 22.5 per cent of Chinas total GDP and forms the sixth largest metropolitan area in the world. It is just 163 kilometers west of Shanghai, 103 kilometers east of Nanjing, and 170 kilometers north of Hangzhou. CND was established in the year of 1992 approved by the state council; investments in infrastructure have built CND into one of the most attractive sites in China for new and expanding businesses alike. CND has invested RMB 20 billion in total in infrastructure and utility improvements over the past years to provide convenience to firms based there.
The economic makeup of CND is weighted toward machinery and equipment manufacturing, electronic information new materials and new energy, bio-pharmaceutical and medical instruments. The dynamic setting supports the success of 1,200 subsidiaries of foreign companies and 10,000 local enterprises. CND is proud to be home to leading international businesses including Saint-Gobain, Lanxess, Akzo Nobel, the Linde Group, Arcelor Mittal, Magna, GE, Kohler, Ashland, Bridgestone, Komatsu, Denso, and Hyundai.