ICMC 2011 provides lively discussion in Beijing, China


Chinese cylinder manufacturers aim to improving quality and safety in cylinders as well as improving knowledge of international markets.

Over 150 delegates gathered for a symposium on the International Cylinder Business during the second day of IG China. Invited speakers from both within China and overseas presented papers on various aspects of the cylinder business.

Mr Du Jun, current President of CIGIA opened the conference by expressing the interest of the delegates to learn about other regional markets and what the Chinese manufacturers are doing to improve quality and safety standards.

Mr Huang Qianghua, Secretary General of the National Technical Committee on Gas Cylinders of Standardisation Administration of China, went through the current process in which authorities are reviewing the regulations and legal framework for equipment such as high pressure cylinders and liquid cylinders. In China there are also a mix of National Standards, Industrial Standards, Local and Enterprise Standards to be drafted and agreed upon.

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