Sany Heavy Industry Co., Ltd.
Sany Heavy Industry is a major Chinese construction equipment maker based in Changsha, Hunan Province. It has the one of the world's top share in heavy equipment including road rollers and concrete pumps. The company is listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange.
The company has large plants in five Chinese cities, including Shanghai and Beijing. It also has research and development centers and production bases in the U.S., Germany and India. Reinvesting 5-7% of total sales to research and development each year, the company developed a very large concrete pump truck with an 86-meter-long arm.
Sany Heavy Industry began as a welding material plant established by the current Chairman Liang Wengen and others in 1989. The company entered the construction equipment business in 1994 by domestically producing concrete pumps. In 2012, the company acquired major German concrete pump maker Putzmeister Holding as part of its efforts to expand overseas operations.