SANY Heavy Industries started in 1989 as a small welding supply company founded by four men who wanted to offer better products to the world. Over the last three decades, SANY has grown and evolved, and today stands as an $8 billion heavy equipment manufacturer with a presence in countries around the world. Nowadays, SANY Group invests 5 to 7% of revenue in research and development each year and has been hailed as one of China’s most innovative companies. With more than 7,000 SANY employees involved in R&D in the whole group, SANY has built 25 manufacturing bases, and over 100 offices with more than 400 agents and 8,000 suppliers worldwide. With global R&D centers and manufacturing bases in America, Asia, and Europe, SANY’s products are exported to 150 countries and regions. SANY Heavy Energy Europe Innovation Center（SHEEIC）was is the response of the SANY Group engineering network to strengthen its global R&D setup by continual investment in innovation. SHEEIC is focused on testing mature technologies, adapting and developing innovative solutions, and finally guaranteeing the adequate technological transfer to SANY product portfolio with the main goal of thriving and leading in a global wind energy market.