Founded in 1954, the Shanghai Municipal Engineering Design Institute (Group) Co., Ltd. (for short: SMEDI - Shanghai Municipal Engineering Group) is engaged in planning, engineering design and consultation, EPC, and the whole process service of project management. The business scope of SMEDI covers various fields of the infrastructure construction industry, including the specialties of water supply, wastewater treatment, road, bridge, hydraulic engineering, rail traffic, maglev, underground space development, planning, architecture, environmental engineering, urban landscape, heat engineering, fuel gas, geotechnical engineering, surveying, inspection testing, construction management, EPC, and etc.. The comprehensive strength of the SMEDI has been among the top municipal engineering companies in China. In 2008, the SMEDI has entitled the state engineering design comprehensive qualification certificate Class A, and in 2010, has completed the reformation of corporation system and collectivization. There are approximately 3,400 staffs employed by the SMEDI, notably including one academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, five state-level design masters, 40 experts enjoying the special allowance of the State Council of China, 90 professor-level senior engineers and large numbers of the gifted tiptop personnel of the professional leading persons and the subject initiators. An academician working room, several master working rooms and postdoctoral working stations have all been well set-up at the SMEDI.
Taking the enterprise spirit of “Scientific Innovation, Earnest Dedication”, the SMEDI has made great contributions to the society and brought extensive benefits to the populace. SMEDI has completed more than 12,000 projects of engineering design, consultation and EPC. These projects spread around the whole country of 31 provinces, municipality and autonomous regions. The completed representative projects inculding: Nanpu Bridge, Yangpu Bridge, Lupu Bridge, Donghai Bridge, Shanghai Yangtze River Bridge, Minpu Bridge, Chongqing Jialing River Shimen Bridge, Hangzhou Jiangdong Bridge, Shanghai-Nanjing Expressway, Shanghai-Hangzhou Expressway, S4 Expressway, South-North Elevated Road, Chongming-Qidong Corridor, Pudong Century Avenue, Pudong Maglev Express Train, Hongqiao Integrated Transport Hub Project, Comprehensive Transportation Reconstruction Project of the Bund, Wuhan Shuiguo Lake Tunnel, Shanghai Xinjian Road Tunnel, Yingbin San Road Subway, Qingcaosha Drinking Water Source Project, Changqiao Waterworks, Dujiangyan West District Waterworks, Shanghai Combined Sewage Treatment Project, Bailonggang Urban Wastewater Treatment Plant, Chongqing Jiguanshi Wastewater Treatment Plant, Shanghai World Expo Park Municipal Infrastructure Project, World Expo Boulevard, Underground Space Synthesis Project, and etc.. The high-end design and consultation brand of "SMEDI" is successfully built up at home and abroad.
With years of persisting in the innovation of science and technology, the SMEDI has been awarded 12 national prizes for science and technology advancement, 165 provincial or ministerial prizes, 14 Zhantianyou Civil Engineering Award and about 670 of various prizes in the area of surveying, design, consultation and planning. The SMEDI has possessed more than 700 engineering patents, and is named as the National Advanced Collectivity for Science and Technology Advancement, the National Typical Enterprise for Engineering Design Innovation, the Shanghai Excellent New High-tech Enterprise, the Shanghai Patent Demonstration Enterprise, and the Shanghai Advanced Enterprise on Intellectual Property . In recent years, the SMEDI has developed more than twenty of core technologies on the area of large modern bridge design, comprehensive transportation hub and ecological road, water and wastewater treatment technology integration, water resource utilization, comprehensive development of large underground space, express maglev operation project, and etc.. All of these core technologies have been implemented in the engineering practices.
The SMEDI has gained fruitful achievements on the construction of spiritual civilization and enterprise culture that the SMEDI has been awarded many honorary titles, including National Civilization Unit, the National ‘May 1st’ Labor Prize, the Demonstration Unit on Enterprise Culture Construction in the National Construction System, Shanghai Model Unit, Shanghai Golden Cup Company, Staff Most Satisfied Enterprise of Shanghai, Enterprise Integrity Construction Prize, and etc..
Since entering the 21st century, the SMEDI has greatly propelled the strategy of "whole-country and whole-process", and has established 26 companies or branches outside Shanghai to expand the national market. The SMEDI expands the business on EPC project and makes effort on transforming to the whole-process service of engineering, and explores the international market to undertake the projects in Nigeria, Indonesia, Angola, Tanzania, and etc.. During the national "12th Five-Year Plan", the SMEDI persists in the idea of "innovation drive, transformation development", keep on implementing the strategy of "whole-country and whole-process", to strengthen the main business and further enhance the integrated strength and the synthesized competitiveness of enterprise. In the next ten-year strategic developmental period, the SMEDI will continue to strengthen R&D, promote the group management efficiency and level, maintain the top position in the national municipal industry, and develop to be the leading whole-process engineering service provider in the infrastructure industry.
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