China News Service, Jiangxi, Ganzhou, April 16th: (Forge ahead in a new journey and make contributions to a new era, a new look in the old area) From the "grassroots economy" to the 100 billion industry, why does Gannan furniture "buy the world"?

  Reporter Wu Pengquan

  "China's solid wood beds are made in Nankang." Nankang District, Ganzhou City, Jiangxi Province, located in the old area of ​​southern Gansu, is an important furniture industry cluster in China.

How to transform the "grassroots economy" of furniture, which is derived from workshop-style processing, into an industrial cluster of 100 billion yuan in Nankang District, which is not along the borders and does not rely on the sea, and realizes "buying global wood and selling global furniture"?

The picture shows the Nankang Home Furnishing Town in Ganzhou, Jiangxi Province captured by aerial photography.

(Data map) Photo by Zou Zhonghui

  Intelligent innovation leads industrial transformation and development

  Walking into the shared intelligent material preparation center in Nankang District, Ganzhou City, Jiangxi Province, I saw that pieces of wood have completed the procedures of rubber wood material selection, cutting and splicing under the control of the intelligent robotic arm.

  In recent years, Nankang District has used "5G + artificial intelligence + block chain + industrial Internet" technology to build the furniture industry intelligent networking, international wood distribution center, innovation design center, shared intelligent material preparation center, shared spraying center, sales logistics center. The integrated "one network and five centers" platform promotes the digital and intelligent transformation of the furniture industry.

The picture shows a shared intelligent material preparation center in Nankang District, where wood is automatically spliced.

(Data map) Photo by Liu Zhankun

  Dong Yi, director of the Bureau of Industry and Information Technology of Nankang District, Ganzhou City, said that the local area has led the intelligent transformation and upgrading of furniture enterprises, and built a number of digital factories and digital workshops. More than 200 enterprises in the region have completed digital transformation, and more than 500 enterprises have achieved to the cloud".

  "The company couldn't make real-time statistics on whether people, machines, materials and other factors meet the production requirements, and the production progress could not be tracked in time." Guo Huadong, director of the planning department of a furniture enterprise in Nankang District, said that after joining the furniture industry's intelligent networking, the company's equipment, work The order data will be uploaded to the intelligent management platform of the Internet of Things, so that the progress and production status of orders and plans can be grasped in real time.

  In order to enhance the industrial competitiveness, Nankang District has also built the first home furnishing industry design center in Jiangxi Province, attracting more than 1,300 design talents from more than 350 domestic and foreign design companies to settle in the local furnishing town, realizing the large-scale and personalized customization of furniture.

  Intelligent innovation helps the industry continue to grow.

Statistics show that in 2021, the total output value of Nankang modern furniture industry cluster will reach 227 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 13.5%.

60 skilled craftsmen from Jiangxi competed in woodworking skills in Nankang, the "capital of solid wood furniture in China".

(Data map) Photo by Wu Han

  Port pushes furniture to "fly" to the world

  Nankang furniture industry started in the early 1990s. After nearly 30 years of development, it has gradually formed a whole industry chain cluster integrating processing and manufacturing, sales and distribution, professional support, and furniture base.

  In fact, Nankang District, known as "China's Solid Wood Home Furnishing Capital", is relatively scarce in forest resources, and most of the furniture raw materials need to be imported.

The multi-channel trafficking and high costs have led many people in the industry to think that the Nankang furniture industry is not big and cannot go far.

  In order to solve the problems of many wood import links, high cost and low efficiency in the furniture industry, Jiangxi Ganzhou, known as the "cradle of the world's Hakka", invested more than 10 billion yuan to build Ganzhou International Land Port in Nankang District.

This is China's eighth inland open port and the only direct port for imported timber in China's inland.

The picture shows the first "Santong" export train from Ganzhou Port to Guangzhou Port loaded with Nankang wooden furniture departs from Ganzhou Port.

(Data map) Photo by Cao Huilin

  Gu Jianxia, ​​president of Nankang District Furniture Association of Ganzhou City, said in an interview with reporters that Ganzhou Port has built a platform for Nankang furniture enterprises to communicate and connect with foreign countries, which not only reduces the import cost of furniture raw materials, but also improves the connection with foreign raw material origins The speed has strengthened the communication and cooperation with foreign businessmen.

  Relying on Ganzhou Port, Nankang District is deeply integrated into the “Belt and Road” construction, and has successively introduced cross-border e-commerce platforms such as Ariba, Amazon, and Alibaba to integrate into the global supply chain.

Taking the China-Europe train, Nankang imported high-quality wood from more than 50 countries and regions, and sold furniture to more than 100 countries and regions around the world, realizing "buying global wood and selling global furniture".

  Ganzhou Nankang official stated that Nankang Furniture is realizing the transformation from "traditional foreign trade" to "global retail", from "middle market" to "terminal market", and from "middle and low-end" to "middle and high-end" in the global value chain. "crossing.