Linglong has established the R&D center at Zhaoyuan,Beijing and North America, and test room in Europe to set up the global R&D system.Linglong owns the national enterprise technology center and testing laboratory recognized nationally, establishes the first noise laboratory and low rolling resistance laboratory in tire industry.Moreover, Linglong has established academician work station and fire research center in Harbin Institute of Technology, with more than 500 sets of advanced testing equipment such as dynamic print laboratory, rolling resistance testing machine and LMS system. In the aspect of technological innovation, Linglong develops two new types of products every day, and realizes series production of high-end products such as snow tire, eco-friendly tire, high-performance tire, etc. Linglong obtained 99 patents in 36 countries in 2013 and 508 patents in total. The overall technological level and performance research reach the international advanced level.
Linglong cooperates with famous medias at home and abroad, advertises all over the world by broadcast, television and outdoor advertisements, publicizes and establishes high-end brand image. Linglong established the Chinese first women's racing team, sponsored several international sports teams including Linglong International Chess Team, Australian Brisbane Roar Football Team and Bulgaria Mountaineering Team. Linglong also signed a contract with the Chinese Women Volleyball Team during 2011-2013. In 2013, Linglong sponsored Australian Queensland Rugby Team and Zimbabwe Cricket Contest. Linglong sponsored "Chinese Car, My Best Love" hosted by China Automotive Engineering Research Institute for 8 years. Linglong is the senior sponsor of Volfsburg Football League, increased Linglong's brand influence all over the world.
Linglong's products are exported to more than 180 countries and regions. There are more than 20,000 sales outlet. Linglong continously promotes the independent brand, and extends from medium grade vehicle to high-grade vehicle.The overseas market covers Europe, Middle East, America, Africa and Asia-Pacific region. Our company becomes the supporting manufacture of many world-famous main engine plants, successfully enters two purchasing platforms of the world's top 10 automobile factories, and realizes mass production. Moreover,Linglong becomes the major supplies and excellent supplier of more than 50 domestic main engine plants including FAW,Shaanxi Automobile Group Co., Ltd., Dongfeng Motor Corporation, Beiqi Foton Motor Co., Ltd., Jinan Heavy Duty Truck, Xiamen King Long Motor Group,etc.
In the field of purchase, finance and management,Linglong establishes cooperative relationship with global famous suppliers including Lanxess, Fisher, VMI, Cabot, Bekaert, Sri Trang Agro-Industry Plc, etc., and creates a high-quality and efficient global high-end purchasing and supply platform with our own characteristics and credit guarantee. Meanwhile, our company seizes this opportunity, seeks new development opportunities, new challenge and new starting point worldwide by aid of the influence of global partners, and realizes maximization of benefits.
Through years of team construction,Linglong boasts a lot of experienced and professional tire R&D talents with strong innovative ability, reasonable specialty and innovation capacity. The R&D team consists of 1,011 members including 3 doctors, 63 masters, 528 undergraduates accounting for 52.22% and 41 experts in the fields such as product design, technology and equipment, research of raw and auxiliary material, formula, test detection, mechanical analysis, finite element simulation, development of 3D design software, statistics and analysis of online production data and laboratory data, etc., and features strong R&D ability.
Dr. Xia Xunmao,the chief engineer from R&D center, has worked at Goodyear—one of the world’s top 3 tire enterprises for many years, is the only first-class Taishan scholar and overseas expert from more than 300 tire enterprises in Shandong and a member of High-level Talent Introduction Plan (Thousand Talent Program) and has been awarded “National Distinguished Expert” by the Organization Department of the CPC and the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security. The talent advantage is the most reliable guarantee for development and manufacture of high-performance tire products, and the most solid foundation for gradually mastering advanced technology in tire industry and developing continuously.