Xi’an XD Switchgear Electric Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as “XD Switchgear Electric”) is a core subsidiary of China XD Group Corporation (“Group”), a large Chinese power transmission and distribution company under the supervision of the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission (SASAC). Formerly known as the Xi’an High Voltage Switch Factory, the Company was founded in 1955 and listed as one of the 156 key projects in China’s “1st Five-year Plan”. After 57 years of development, the Company has become a major base for R&D, manufacturing, sales and services of high voltage, and extra-high (ultra-high) voltage switchgears, and a bellwether in China’s high voltage switch industry.
The Company was restructured in 2001 and became Xi’an XD High Voltage Electric Co., Ltd. In 2009, it changed its name to Xi’an XD Switchgear Electric Co., Ltd. At present, the Company has RMB1.339 billion of registered capital, an operation area of 280,000 m2 and 2,903 staff on the payroll. The Company’s operating income in 2010 reached RMB3.005 billion.
As a bellwether of China’s high voltage switch industry, XD Switchgear Electric shoulders the responsibility of advancing China’s power transmission and distribution equipment technologies and providing key equipment for China’s major engineering projects. Over the past 5 decades, China’s national energy and equipment strategy has facilitated the Company’s growth. The Company has participated in almost all domestic key power transmission and distribution projects since the foundation of the People’s Republic of China, including China’s first 330kV, 550kV, 750kV and 1000kV extra-high (ultra-high) voltage AC power transmission lines, the Three Gorges Project, the West-to-East Power Transmission Project and other key national projects. XD Switchgear Electric has made positive contributions to the establishment of China’s power facilities with its prevalent products. At present, our gas insulated switchgears (GIS) and SF6 generator circuit breakers (GCB) are entitled with China’s brand products. With regard to the international market, our Company’s products and technologies have been exported to more than 20 countries and regions. “XD” has now become an internationally renowned brand in the industry.