HARBIN, China, Dec. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- China XD Plastics Company Limited (NASDAQ: CXDC) ("China XD Plastics" or the "Company"), one of China's leading specialty chemical companies engaged in the development, manufacture and sale of polymer composite materials primarily for automotive applications, today announced that it recently held a ceremony for the Heilongjing Hope Project Xinda Scholarship and hosted its Eighth Seminar on Polymer Materials Development at the Harbin Institute Of Technology. The two events complemented each other as their undertakings and achievements advance the development of the polymer materials industry in China.
"The Heilongjing Hope Project Xinda Scholarship represents funding for both undergraduate, master and doctoral students at the Harbin Institute of Technology and other universities included in the 211 Project, an initiative targeting 100 institutions of higher education in China to receive preferential support for development in order to become world-class universities in the 21st century. We are especially supportive of this program since they include universities that engage in polymer materials studies throughout China," said Jie Han, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "We are proud to fulfill this commitment to be able to give back to the community as our educational programs are an important component of our corporate social responsibility agenda. It is consistent with our corporate mission to 'Improve the World with Technology' which also speaks to our principle of advancing environmental safety and a better low-carbon future."
The two events, held on December 3, 2015, included China XD Plastics' Eighth Seminar on Polymer Materials Development. Professor Xigao Jian, a member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering from the Dalian University of Technology, and other industry experts gave presentations about the current state of the polymer materials industry and ongoing trends. A central seminar theme concerned the future direction of the polymer materials industry and ways to accelerate the commercialization of research and development work. The seminar's goals, held annually, are to promote the development of polymer materials industry through the application of new technologies and new products, as well as to encourage new platforms for creative thinking.
The honored guests at the two events included China XD Plastics' senior executives, the Heilongjiang Xinda Charitable Foundation, the Heilongjiang Youth Development Foundation, executives from the Harbin Institute of Technology Development Foundation, Professor Xigao Jian, a member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering from the Dalian University of Technology, and more than 30 representatives from China's top scientific research institutes such as Tsinghua University, Jilin University, Sichuan University, East China University of Science and Technology and the Harbin Institute of Technology.
About Harbin Institute of Technology
Harbin Institute of Technology ("HIT") is a large, nationally renowned multi-disciplinary university with science, engineering and research as its core. HIT has 21 schools/departments attended by 42,695 full-time students and it employs 2,944 full-time teachers, including 22 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Engineering. HIT is consistently on the forefront in making innovations in research, and in undertaking large-scale and highly sophisticated national projects. HIT's ability for scientific research is among the strongest of all the universities in China. HIT was among the first group of universities to be included in Project 211 which targets 100 institutions of higher education in China to receive preferential support for development in order to become world-class universities in the 21st century.
About China XD Plastics Company Limited
China XD Plastics Company Limited, through its wholly-owned subsidiaries (the "Company"), develops, manufactures and sells polymer composite materials, primarily for automotive applications. The Company's products are used in the exterior and interior trim and in the functional components of 24 automobile brands manufactured in China, including AUDI, BMW, Toyota, Buick, Mazda, and VW Passat, Golf, and Jetta. The Company's wholly-owned research center is dedicated to the research and development of polymer composite materials, and benefits from its cooperation with well-known scientists from prestigious universities in China. As of Sept 30, 2015, 350 of the Company's products have been certified for use by one or more of the automobile manufacturers in China. For more information please visit http://www.chinaxd.net.
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China XD Plastics
Mr. Taylor Zhang
CFO (New York)
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