Introduction

Foshan is the most famous manufacturing center and has a pivotal position in many manufacturing subdivisions in China. It is the capital of Chinese ceramics, home appliances, and furniture.
Up till now, Foshan formed important innovative industrial clusters such as optoelectronic industry, automobile manufacturing, equipment manufacturing, new materials and smart home.
Optoelectronics industry has formed three major areas: new display, new light source, and photovoltaics, the output value is over 50 billion yuan, that makes Foshan successfully among the ranks of the three major demonstration base of optoelectronics. In Foshan, NationStar Optoelectronics Co.Ltd was approved of 863 plan, Guangdong new light industry base has formed a complete industrial chain with the core of semiconductor lighting industry, where a total of more than 130 LED companies were settled in, Sanshui Park was successfully selected as the country’s first batch of photovoltaic area, It is one of the important thin film battery industry bases in China.
The automobile industry is a key industry of Foshan with a production scale of more than 30 billion yuan. It has gathered a series of well-known automobile enterprises such as FAW-Volkswagen, Beiqi Foton, CRRC Corporation Limited, Foday Automobile and the like, forming a whole industry chain.
Equipment manufacturing has Robotics, 3D printing as the core, Guangdong Dongfang Precision Science & Technology Co., Ltd, Wuhan Huazhong Numerical Control Co., Ltd (HNC) , Nanfang Ventilator Co., Ltd, Guangdong Fenghua Zhuoli Technology Co., Ltd. and other leading enterprises emerged as well as innovative platformssuch as Foshan Institute of Intelligent Equipment Technology, Foshan Nanhai Guangdong Technology University CNC Equipment Cooperative Innovation Institute, The Graduate School at Shenzhen, Tsinghua University and others. At present, China (Guangdong) Robotic Innovation Center is under construction. The first robot training center of KUKA, Germany was settled in Sanshui park, Foshan. Wuhan Huazhong Numerical Control Co., Ltd (HNC)was approved as the “made in China 2025” service agency in the city.
The new material industry covers a wide range of areas, of which construction ceramics production accounts for about 60% of the China, 25% of the world.
For the Smart home production in Foshan, there are Midea, Kelon, Wision, GUANGDONG CHIGO AIR CONDITIONING CO., LTD and a number of outstanding leader enterprises, of which Wision is the only furniture company in China that was selected as the enterprise of “2016 smart manufacturing demonstration projects”