A hub of glass innovation and culture in Shandong county

(chinadaily.com.cn)| Updated : 2024-03-22

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A skilled technician operates a sophisticated instrument in the factory of Shandong Linuo Technical Glass Co Ltd. [Photo/WeChat account: gh_65364a1702db]

Located in Jinan's Shanghe county, Yuhuangmiao town has emerged as a thriving hub for glass manufacturing and related industries. The town's production of borosilicate pharmaceutical ampoules and vials has filled a domestic void, while its microwave oven turntables capture 50 percent of the global market and 40 percent of the domestic market for medium-boron silicate glass.

Shandong Linuo Technical Glass Co Ltd, a high-tech enterprise in Yuhuangmiao town that specializes in glass-based new materials, boasts three primary product lines: pharmaceutical packaging glass, heat-resistant glass, and electric light source glass.

As Shanghe county's first listed company, its products are exported to a wide range of countries and regions, including the United States, the European Union, Japan, and Australia. Linuo's high-boron silicate heat-resistant glass products have become essential to renowned brands such as Galanz, OXO (USA), EMSA (Germany), and LG Electronics (South Korea).

Shanghe county recognizes the significance of smart manufacturing and high-end equipment industries in shaping its future. Linuo Technical Glass Co Ltd stands as a testament to the county's commitment to industrial transformation and upgrading, paving the way for the region's high-quality development.

Yuhuangmiao town is actively promoting the extension of the glass industrial chain and working to strengthen its glass industry cluster. Leveraging the Jinan Glass Museum, the town is set to share the captivating story of glass with the world, cultivating glass memorial and experiential tourism. The town strives to become a cultural powerhouse by enhancing the added value of glass products and nurturing a burgeoning glass culture.