The glass industry is the leading industry in Shahe City, Hebei Province. At present, Shahe's annual output of flat glass accounts for about 20% of the national total. It is a large glass distribution base in the country with an annual output value of 50 billion yuan. The Shahe glass industry began in 1980. After more than 30 years of development, Shahe has experienced four stages of scale expansion, panning and rectification, transformation and upgrading, and transformation and upgrading. After years of development, Shahe has become the national three-market pricing center for glass spot, futures and commodities. The registered volume of glass futures trade accounts for 75% of the country's total, and the delivery volume is relatively large.
It is understood that the original glass production accounts for 60% of the total output of the Shahe glass industry. At present, the Shahe glass industry faces problems such as environmentally unqualified and overcapacity. Therefore, Shahe City actively seeks change. During the “Eleventh Five-Year Plan” period, Shahe City successively shut down 202 backward glass production lines and eliminated the backward glass production capacity of 47.42 million weight boxes. During the “Twelfth Five-Year Plan” period, Shahe City eliminated 57 glass enterprises. 66 production lines, the elimination capacity of 48.755 million weight boxes. During the “Thirteenth Five-Year Plan” period, Shahe City will implement the goal of eliminating backward and excess capacity in a step-by-step manner. In 2016, the production capacity will be 19.19 million weight boxes, and in 2017, the production capacity will be 2.6 million weight boxes. In 2019, Shahe will plan to eliminate the production capacity of 3.6 million weight boxes. .
While eliminating backward production capacity, Shahe Glass Industry is also actively exploring the road of industrial transformation and upgrading. Shahe Glass has established strategic cooperative relations with scientific research institutes and large-scale central enterprises such as Wuhan University of Technology and China International Building Materials Engineering Co., Ltd., and has built a number of production lines with advanced technical equipment in the country. Some production processes or technologies have reached a high level in the country. . At the same time, Shahe continues to extend the chain, replenish the chain, and strengthen the chain, and introduces the upstream and downstream enterprises of the integrated and integrated industry chain to form a glass industry cluster. At present, the Shahe glass industry is transforming from high energy consumption and high pollution to energy conservation, environmental protection, health and green development.