Cangzhou, China -- The China Chemical Industry recently recognized Corning as a leading innovator and entrepreneur at its 12th Five-Year Plan Finale award ceremony on January 15. Corning was honored with the “Most Innovative Company” Award, and Dr. Yi Jiang, global business director for Corning’s Advanced-Flow™ reactor (AFR) business, with the “Top 10 Entrepreneur” recognition.
Corning was one of 13 enterprises and 10 entrepreneurs honored for these two awards at the ceremony which is jointly sponsored by China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Federation (formerly “China Petroleum Ministry, China Chemical Ministry”) and China Chemical Industry News.
Yi credited the hard work of the AFR global teams in China, France and India for the recognition as well as the year-over-year revenue growth and market leadership established during the last 5 years.
“The global AFR team is extremely customer focused and passionate about growing this product line for Corning,” Yi said. “The awards confirmed that AFR is an innovative technology for chemical and pharmaceutical processing in China.”
Li Fang, president and general manager of Corning Greater China also congratulated the AFR team on this recognition. “We are very pleased with these recognitions given by a major industry relatively new to Corning after dedicated global and regional efforts the last five years,” he said.