Dishang highlights innovation-driven development

(| Updated : 2022-09-10

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According to Zhu Lihua, chairman of Dishang Group, one of China's top export producers of apparel and textiles that is situated in Weihai, Shandong province, Dishang has been supporting an innovation-driven development strategy.


Zhu Lihua, chairman of Dishang Group [Photo/Iqilu News]

China has entered the fast track of development in the digital era. According to Zhu, the industrial internet and digital transformation are the major trends in today's development, and Dishang has stepped up efforts to promote information construction and create a vertical ecological chain platform for textile and garments that is integrated with innovative design and intelligent manufacturing.

Dishang is leveraging industrial internet thinking to develop a digital platform for the entire industry chain, according to Zhu, who was recently named an outstanding entrepreneur in Shandong province.


Dishang Group is one of China's major export manufacturers of apparel and textiles, and is based in Weihai, Shandong province. [Photo/Iqilu News]

Dishang formally formulated a five-year plan for information construction in 2021, and constructed a digital platform for the entire industrial chain, including the auxiliary materials platform, the C2M platform, the industrial internet platform, the design and R&D center, and the flexible intelligent manufacturing production base.

The company will build a vertical ecological chain of textiles and apparel to promote collaborative innovation and common development of upstream and downstream enterprises, Zhu said. "We should not only realize digital growth by ourselves, but also help our customers to realize digital growth."