Shanghai Automation Instrument No.7 Factory is a subsidiary of Shanghai Automation Instrument Co., Ltd. It was founded in 1958 and is a professional manufacturer of regulating valves. It was originally one of the key enterprises of the Ministry of Machinery Industry. There are 330 employees and 109 professional and technical personnel, including 14 with senior titles and 54 with intermediate titles. There are also 141 middle and senior technical workers. In 2003, the total assets were 54 million yuan. The factory is located in Chongming County, Shanghai, with an area of 21,000 square meters and a building area of 19,000 square meters. There are 172 main processing equipments, including more than 10 advanced equipments such as horizontal, vertical machining center and CNC machine tools, as well as 500 tons of hydraulic presses and large-scale equipment such as vertical lathes with a diameter of 2.5 meters. There are 44 main testing equipments, and there are more complete test instruments.
There are three main products of our factory: pneumatic, electric control valve; pneumatic, electric one gas valve positioner; pneumatic auxiliary instrument. In 1986 and 1991, the series of high temperature and high pressure regulating valves introduced from Masonilan in the United States began to become a substitute in the mid-1990s. It has been superior to Shanghai Excellent New Product First Prize, Shanghai. The second prize of the city's scientific and technological progress, since 1995, has won the title of "Shanghai Famous Brand Product" for eight consecutive years. In the 1980s, our factory successfully developed pneumatic nuclear grade regulating valves and electric nuclear grade regulating valve products. In January 2000, it obtained the design qualification permit and manufacturing qualification license for the “1000MWe pressurized water reactor nuclear power plant valve” submitted by the National Nuclear Safety Administration. The design and manufacture of valves with the same level and specifications as the other types of piles have been provided to the Qinshan Nuclear Power Plant Phase I, II, and III projects, and the Tianwan Nuclear Power Plant has provided nuclear and non-nuclear regulating valve products in the past three years.
Our factory has always had valuable internal management. In 1996, it obtained the certification certificate of IS09001 quality assurance system: in October 2002, it was audited by Shanghai Electronic Instrument Quality Audit Institute and obtained the ISO9001:2000 quality management system certification. In August 2002, it applied for the safety registration of pressure pipe component manufacturing units. In July 2004, it obtained the manufacturing license for special equipment (pressure pipe components) commissioned by the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine. Due to strict management and innovation, it has formed the enterprise spirit of “concentricity, competition, innovation and efficiency”. The management capability and technical level are advancing with each passing day. Therefore, since 1993, it has continuously transformed Shanghai emerging enterprises. Since 1994, it has successively obtained Shanghai. The title of outstanding enterprise in the city, has been named as Shanghai Civilized Unit since 1995.