Currently, the Development Zone has formed two leading industries, namely, eletronic information and automobile manufacturing, and a number of characteristic industries, for instance, smart grid and power automation, software and service outsourcing, aerodynamic, new energy, headquarters economy and so on.
Such large IT enterprises as Microsoft, Oracle, Ericsson, Siemens, Toppoly Optoelectronic and Compal Communications have been brought in. Such IT industrial chains as panel display and wireless communication have come into being. It has become national new-type industrialized base (electronic information).
Now this development zone has 6 finished auto factories including Chang’an Ford Mazda, Shanghai Volkswagen and Nanjing Iveco. It has more than 120 auxiliary-equipment enterprises including Valeo, TAT and Thyssen Krupp. An industrial chain that integrates R & D, design, test, finished auto manufacturing, logistics, sales and services has come into being. It has become a characteristic industry base of autos and parts and components in Jiangsu Province.
Smart power grid: More than 60 smart grid enterprises have been brought in, including State Power Grid Electric Science Institute, Nanrui Relay Protection and Guodian Nanjing Automation, covering such industrial links as power generation, power transmission, transformation, distribution, utilization and grid transfer and information communication. In 2011, it was designated by the Ministry of Science and Technology as a national base of smart grid characteristic industry. In the future, it will be built into a smart grid industrial base ranking first-rate in the world and first in China.
Software and service outsourcing: This zone has world-class software R & D enterprises including Motorola and Ericson, more than 70 domestically-famous software R & D enterprises including ZTESOFT and Golden Wisdom technology, and a batch of service outsourcing projects including Jiangsu Jiqun and Taobao.
Aerodynamics: More than 30 aviation-oriented projects have been brought in, including Air China Light Power, Air Shenzhen Base, Hangjian Aviation and Jincheng Hansheng. The concentration effect of aviation industry has taken its initial shape. It has become an aerodynamic high-tech industrial base in Jiangsu Province.
New energy: A batch of leading projects has been brought in, including China Sunergy, GCL Solar Limited, Daqo New Energy and Nanjing High Accurate Drive Equipment. Such industries as wind power equipment manufacturing, solar cell pack have a very high influence in the world. It has been awarded by the Ministry of Commerce and the Ministry of Science and Technology a title of “national innovation base of promoting trade with science and technology” .
Headquarters economy: The development zone has been committed to introducing high-tech research and development centers and regional headquarters of transnational companies. Suyuan, Auchan and other companies have moved into the district headquarters.
Modern logistics: More than 20 key logistical enterprises have been brought in, including FedEx, DHL, ProLogis, PGL and Blogis. This zone endeavors to create a modern logistic base integrating airport logistics, shipping logistics, railway logistics and base logistics.
Cultural creativity: By relying on Jiangsu Cultural Creativity Industrial Park, it focuses on developing such cultural industries as cartoon production, digital recreation and opera display.