Fujian Academy of Mechanical Sciences , founded in 1953, is a comprehensive scientific and technological research center under Fujian Provincial Economy and Trade Committee for development of pilot production and inspection of machinery , electric equipment and instruments. It covers 67,372 square meters of floor space and 79,649 square meters of structural area.
The Academy includes Fujian Agricultural Mechanization Research Institute , Fujian Machinery Research Institute and Fuzhou Woodworking Machine Research institute. it has 331 staff and workers, including 50 senior engineers, 94 engineers and technicians. it was just a small experimental farm tools factory with 20 employees half a century ago. Now it has become a larger research center with reasonable human resource structure, unique features, strong innovation ability and high-tech products. it has formed its own distinguishing features and technical predominance in agricultural machinery, general machinery, woodworking machines, electric appliances, Instruments and new technology in welding and heat treatment etc.
For 50 years up to now, the Academy has developed and popularized a lot of scientific and technological achievements that have offered a great contribution to the economic construction in Fujian. Especially since reform and opening to outside world, it has completed more than 400 scientific research projects and won 139 prizes, including 5 National Science Convention Prizes, 10 Provincial Science Convention Prizes, 1 Second-class State Invention Prize, 1Thire-class State Invention Prize, 1 Second-class State Scientific and Technological Progress Prize, 2 Third-class State Scientific and Technological Progress Prize, 1 Second-class State Spark Award and many Provincial-or Ministry-level Scientific Prizes and Spark Awards (5 first-class,25 second-class,72third-class and 19 fourth-class).The percentage of conversion of research achievements into productive power is above 90%. According to incomplete statistics, the popularization and utilization of new products and new technologies developed by the Academy has created a production value of more than 10 billion yuan for the enterprises in Fujian.
Fujian Machinery Trial Production Base and Fujian instrument Trial Production Base Set up in the Academy by Fujian Provincial Department of Science and Technology, and Fujian Technological Development Base for Electric Machinery industry set up here by Fujian Economy &Trade Committee as well as two provincial-level high-tech enterprises (Fujian Aoke Mechanical & Electric Technology Co., Limited and Fuzhou An Yuan Automobile Electric Equipment Co., Limited) held by the Academy with dominating shares provide an important base for trial production and technical conversion of the Academy’s achievements in scientific research.
There are 7 ministry-or provincial-level inspection or test centers and 4 professional skill evaluation or training centers in the Academy. 3 technological periodicals, Fujian Agricultural Machinery, Mechanical and Electrical Technology, Woodworking Machines are published here. it is also one of the provincial centers for searching up-to-date scientific and technological documents and has 9 academic mass organizations affixed.
Since the deepened reform of scientific system, the overall development of the Academy has been promoted. it had been awarded the title of “Spiritual Civilization Unit Directly Subordinated to Provincial Government” for successive six years because of its powerful party committee as the nucleus, vivid and dramatic work of mass organizations, strong staff congress system, standardized logistics services, beautiful environment of residential area, rich and colorful cultural activities and continuously raising living standard of staff and workes.
We greet the Academy’s birthday for its further development in the booming time of our country. Recalling half a century of pioneering history, the Academy will advance with the time from victory to victory, and create more splendid future in the 21st century.