Technicians from Optics Valley awarded for skills
The First "Hubei Craftsman" Commendation Conference was held at China Optics Valley Convention and Exhibition Center, which is located in Wuhan East Lake High-tech Development Zone (Optics Valley of China), central China's Hubei province, on May 9.
Wu Heqing, a senior technician from the zone's Wuhan Heavy Duty Machine Tool Group Corporation, was awarded as one of the "ten craftsmen" of the province.
Born in September 1964, Wu has worked hard to overcome difficulties during his years of work and has designed and produced a variety of high-precision mechanical product models.
He has participated in the research and development of many major science and technology projects, creating economic benefits worth more than 3 million yuan ($473,179) each year –– a significant contribution to the country's heavy and super-heavy equipment manufacturing sectors.
Another three senior technicians from Optics Valley of China were also recognized for their superior skills, including Wei Hongquan and Wu Jun from Wuhan Heavy Duty Machine Tool Group, and Luo Jiming from Wuhan Binhu Electronic Company.
At present, Hubei province has 54 State and provincial-level skilled personnel training bases, and 47 skilled personnel workstations, boasting 8.5 million skilled workers, including 2.46 million highly-skilled ones.
A photograph of Wu Heqing, one of the "ten craftsmen" of Hubei province [Photo provided to China Daily]