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Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Company Limited (ZPMC)
Type State-owned enterprise
Industry Crane manufacturing
Founded 1992
Headquarters Shanghai, China
Area served Global
Key people Chairman: Mr. Zhou Jichang
Director: Mr. Guan Tongxian
Parent China Communications Construction
Website www.zpmc.com

Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Company Limited (SSE: 600320) (ZPMC; Chinese: 上海振华重工(集团)股份有限公司), old name Shanghai Zhenhua Port Machinery Company (Chinese: 上海振华港口机械), in short form Shanghai Zhenhua (Chinese: 上海振华), is the world's largest manufacturer of cranes and large steel structures.


The company was founded in 1992. It is the subsidiary company of China Communications Construction Company (CCCC). It specializes in designing, manufacturing, erecting, commissioning, shipping in fully erected state, after-sales servicing and developing new port machinery products. Its main products include container cranes (QCs) (supplied eight for London Gateway)[1][2] rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGs), bulk-material ship loaders and unloaders, bucket—wheel stackers and reclaimers, portal cranes, floating cranes engineering vessels and large steel bridge structures.

ZPMC was listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange for A share and B share. The net assets of ZPMC have reached USD 450 million.

On 8 June 2009, the company rebranded itself as Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co., Ltd.[3]

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Bay Bridge[edit]

The company is the fabricator of the new Bay Bridge located in the San Francisco Bay Area in the USA. Although, the company had no previous experience in bridge construction, California officials selected it based on the advantages of "huge steel fabrication facilities, its large low-cost work force and its solid finance."[4] The project employs 3,000 workers who have built a main bridge tower and will complete 28 bridge decks.[4]


  1. ^ "Giant cranes arrive at new London Gateway port". Daily Telegraph. 3 March 2013. Retrieved 3 March 2013. 
  2. ^ "Record-breaking cranes lead the way to London Gateway". London Gateway. 1 February 2013. Retrieved 3 March 2013. 
  3. ^ ZPMC website, url=http://www.zpmc.com/www/7/2009-07/127.html
  4. ^ a b Barboza, David (25 June 2011). "Bridge Comes to San Francisco, With Made-in-China Label". The New York Times. 

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