On May 8-11, a delegation of 14 people, led by Nayef AlOtaibi, Vice President of Digital Transformation & Chief Digital Officer of Aramco, visited SUPCON for in-depth communication around intelligent plant and smart city construction. The delegation was warmly received by Chu Jian, founder of SUPCON Group, George Cui Shan, Chairman & CEO of SUPCON Technology, Zhao Hongming, Chairman & CEO of SUPCON Information, together with other senior management and experts of the company. The two sides discussed potentially deepening collaboration between SUPCON and Aramco into a new digital era, leveraging strong economic ties between China and Saudi Arabia.
The delegation visited SUPCON Technology Park, SUPCON Software Park and SUPCON Manufacturing Base and gained a detailed understanding of SUPCON's development history, global presence, and latest achievements under the "1·3·5 Customer's Value Creation Model". SUPCON shared intelligent plant and smart city construction ideas.
The initial collaboration between Aramco and SUPCON was in 2020. Nayef AlOtaibi spoke highly of the previous collaboration, and he appreciated SUPCON's business approach in establishing a subsidiary in Saudi Arabia.
Chu Jian warmly welcomed Nayef AlOtaibi and his delegation's visit, stating that "SUPCON has strong ties with Aramco and has achieved significant progress in the Saudi Arabian market. With joint efforts, SUPCON's advanced technology innovations are perfectly incorporated in Aramco's application scenarios. Focusing on sustainable development and digital transformation, SUPCON will keep utilizing its strengths to make the collaboration smooth and enjoyable. ”
George Cui Shan provided the delegation with a detailed company introduction of SUPCON, stating that "During the pandemic, SUPCON adhered to a customer-oriented philosophy, overcame many difficulties positively, and promoted a series of cutting-edge technologies and innovations to provide great support for Aramco's digital transformation. Currently, SUPCON is actively strengthening cooperation with international high-end customers and building an international business ecosystem. Under China's Belt & Road Initiative and Saudi Arabia's Vision 2030, there are broad prospects for cooperation between the two sides. SUPCON's product and service capabilities match well with Aramco's transformation needs, and SUPCON will spare no efforts to help enhance our customers' global competitiveness. In the future, we hope that both sides will further deepen strategic cooperation, achieve maximum value for each other, and set examples of digital transformation and sustainable development for the industry."
During the talks, both sides exchanged views on how to leverage digital technologies to lead innovation in intelligent plants and smart cities, while enhancing digital transformation capabilities. Both expressed earnest hope to take this opportunity to continue to review potential collaboration opportunities.
SUPCON experts introduced the "Intelligent Operation Management & Control System (i-OMC)"; "5T Technology"; "Smart Lab"; "Smart City"; "Industrial Operating System"; "Smart Supply Chain"; "Industrial Cyber Security"; "Compressor Control Solution"; and demonstrated application cases. In-depth discussions took place around APL, SmartEIO, 5G Wireless Plant, MTP practices, Advanced Operator Console & High-performance HMI, Operation Pilot, Visual AI, and others. During the visit to the SUPCON R&D Center Laboratory, the on-site testing of i-OMC system and unmanned inspection solution were reviewed by Aramco.
This visit featured comprehensive exchanges and discussions on potential future collaboration for common development, fully reflecting Aramco's leadership in industrial digital transformation.
SUPCON will always commit to technology innovation, providing customers with reliable automation and digitalization products, solutions, and services. Moreover, SUPCON aims to enhance its cooperation foundation with Aramco and contribute to rapid economic recovery through continuous innovation and collaboration.