2014年4月21日星期一

HKSQ Study Mission– Visit to C&C RFID (Shanghai) Co. Ltd.

The third day of HKSQ Study Mission to Hangzhou and Shanghai was to visit C&C RFID (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. on 18 April 2014.


In the beginning, Ms. Daisy Liao (Sales Executive) introduced C&C RFID (Shanghai) to us. C&C Joint Printing HK has 7 printing factories, 1 in HK, 2 in Shenzhen, 1 in Beijing and 3 in Shanghai. C&C provide overall printing solutions including book printing, commercial printing package printing, security printing, digital printing, customized printing and counterfeiting printing to customers all over the world.


C&C RFID was a joint venture by C&C Joint Printing (HK) Co., Ltd. and Shanghai Fudan Science & Technology Holding Company in 2006. Their RFID product range was from dry inlay, wet inlay, label, paper ticket and plastic card. The roadmap of C&C RFID was shown in the following diagram.


The sample with flip-chip bonding converted production lines together with RFID plastic card laminator. They also provided a tailored made and design inlay antenna for end users.


The following table compared the advantages and disadvantages to use RFID and Bar Code.


After that we visited the RFID production lines included security and non-security printing. They had laboratory for antenna design such as UHF (860~960MHz) / HF (13.56MHz) antenna anechoic chamber and reliability test (e.g. 85C/85%RH test for 7day).

Lastly, we visited the show room of C&C Joint Printing (HK) Co., Ltd.


C&C got Benny Award (National Gold Ink Award) in 2008.


They also obtained HKQAA ISO 9001 certificate with number CC260 (very early).


They had got the Hong Kong Industry Award – Grand Award on Productivity in 1996 and got the Merit Award on Quality in 2004. I was one of assessors in the Hong Kong Industry Award – Quality in 2003/2004 and had visited their Shenzhen plant.


Then we visited the printing line.


Ms. Minda Chiang (Hon. Secretary, HKSQ) presented HKSQ flag to Mr. Adam Yip (Assistant General Manager, C&C RFID (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.)


We took a group photo in front of C&C RFID logo.


After completed all visits, we had dinner in South Beauty.


Reference:
HKSQ – www.hksq.org
C&C RFID – www.rfidcandc.com
Day 1: HKSQ Study Mission– Visit to Marsh Engineering Hangzhou Co. Ltd. - http://qualityalchemist.blogspot.hk/2014/04/hksq-study-mission-visit-to-marsh.html
Day 2: HKSQ Study Mission– Visit to Shanghai University - http://qualityalchemist.blogspot.hk/2014/04/hksq-study-mission-visit-to-shanghai.html
Day3: HKSQ Study Mission– Visit to C&C RFID (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. - http://qualityalchemist.blogspot.hk/2014/04/hksq-study-mission-visit-to-c-rfid.html


2014年4月20日星期日

HKSQ Study Mission– Visit to Shanghai University

The second day of HKSQ Study Mission to Hangzhou and Shanghai was to visit Shanghai University. Dr. Wang Wen (王文) (Dept. of Mechanical Automation, Shanghai University) led them to visit his department and shared their research.

We took a photo in front of motto of Shanghai University.


Then Dr. Wang Wen introduced his department to us. He said this was the old campus (Yanchang) and would be moved to new campus (Baoshan). There were about 150 hectares. Dr. Wang briefed the general view of Shanghai University that had 3000 full time staffs where 88 teaching staff in his department; over 30,000 undergraduates and 8,000 post-graduates.


Shanghai University was integrated by four universities included Shanghai University of Techology (1960), Shanghai University of Science and Technology (1958), Shanghai Junior College of Science and Technology (1959) and the former Shanghai University (1983).


Dr. Wang introduced School of Mechatronics Engineering and Automation included Dept. of Mechanical automation Engineering, Dept. of Precision Mechanical Engineering, Department of Automation and Engineering Technology Training Centre. Some researches about robotic were discussed.

Dr. KS Chin (Former Chairman, HKSQ) introduced HKSQ background and mission to Dr. Wang and his colleagues.


Then HKSQ members shared idea for cooperation with Shanghai University such as student internship, research projects, etc.


Before visit, Ms. Minda Chiang (Hon. Secretary, HKSQ) presented HKSQ flag to Dr. Wang Wen.


Then we visited automation laboratory.


The university workshop for bearing was led by Dr. Wang and he explained the technology of bearing they employed.


Some special design was shared such as using centrifuge technique to cast the Cu/Zn alloy inside the stainless steel bearing.


Before leave, Dr. Wang, Dr. KS Chin and I took a photo for memory.


We had dinner with our guests in Xiao Nan Guo Restaurants(小南國) at that night.


Reference:
HKSQ – www.hksq.org
SHU – www.shu.edu.cn
Day 1: HKSQ Study Mission– Visit to Marsh Engineering Hangzhou Co. Ltd. - http://qualityalchemist.blogspot.hk/2014/04/hksq-study-mission-visit-to-marsh.html
Day 2: HKSQ Study Mission– Visit to Shanghai University - http://qualityalchemist.blogspot.hk/2014/04/hksq-study-mission-visit-to-shanghai.html
Day3: HKSQ Study Mission– Visit to C&C RFID (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. - http://qualityalchemist.blogspot.hk/2014/04/hksq-study-mission-visit-to-c-rfid.html

HKSQ Study Mission– Visit to Marsh Engineering Hangzhou Co. Ltd.

HKSQ has usually arranged a Study Mission in China or Asia annually since 2012 and the first Study Mission is to visit to Beijing in 2003. This time is located in Hangzhou and Shanghai in order to visit local manufacturing companies in different industries and local university. We arrived to the Hangzhou airport on 15 Apr 2014.


The first day of HKSQ Study Mission to Hangzhou and Shanghai was to visit Marsh Engineering Hangzou Corporation Limited (MEH) on 16 Apr 2014. Mr. Jason Ho (Business Solution Architect, MEH) joined us and guide our driver to the company.


Then Mr. David Kang (QA Manager, MEH) and Mr. Victor Cai (Engineering Manager, MEH) introduced MEH background and its QMS and management to us. William Marsh & Company (mother co.) was founded in 2006 in Hong Kong and MEH was established in May 2010. There were more than 130 employees and with 9,996 sq-m site area. MEH had two types of products.
i) Ceramics Fixtures (e.g. Water Closet, Urinal, Vitreous China Lavatory, etc.)
ii) Faucets & Accessories (e.g. Sensor Activated Faucets, Gooseneck Faucets, Wall-mounted Sensor Faucets, Battery Powered Fiber Optic Faucets, etc.)

The process flow was briefed from Incoming Inspection, Store in W/H, Test & Assembly, Packing to Shipping. (Test – 100% Physical Spec Test, Leakage Test, Functional Test)

Mr. David Kang mentioned their Road Map for Quality Improvement included three elements – Standardization, People Development and Execution.
Standardization: QMS included ISO 9001, ISO 17025, IAPMO Audit and UL Certification
People Development: QC & Production Training, Team Leader Training & Whole Plant Training
Execution: Production and IT system

For the Whole Plant Quality Concept Training, it was separated into four level and they were White, Yellow, Green & Black Badge.


Before plant visit, Mr. Michael Wong (CTO, MEH) shared his experience to us. He said MEH invested in R&D and Lab testing. He believed management by number / figure. They had database which was their asset & knowledge to improve Quality. MEH managed 400 suppliers and he said “Quality cannot rely on supplier” and “Quality and Cost need balance”. Moreover, he concluded IT budget should be paid but it should be controlled by CFO.
Then we visited the testing facilities included visual check, vacuum check, etc.


The flowing water duct had 18m long.


In the laboratory, the Ceramics Fixtures needed to overcome 500 pound weight test. And it also needed to test water absorption and retention of ceramic materials which did not excess 0.5% wt.


The warehouse employed both bar code and RFID system. Their special design for raw material was First In Last out (FILO) and for finished product was First In First Out (FIFO).


At the end, we visited the show room.


Before end of the visit, Ms. Minda Chiang (Hon. Secretary, HKSQ) presented flag to Mr. Michael Man (CFO, MEH).


HKSQ Student Mission team’s group photo


Reference:
HKSQ – www.hksq.org
MEH – www.marshcompanies.com
Day 1: HKSQ Study Mission– Visit to Marsh Engineering Hangzhou Co. Ltd. - http://qualityalchemist.blogspot.hk/2014/04/hksq-study-mission-visit-to-marsh.html
Day 2: HKSQ Study Mission– Visit to Shanghai University - http://qualityalchemist.blogspot.hk/2014/04/hksq-study-mission-visit-to-shanghai.html
Day3: HKSQ Study Mission– Visit to C&C RFID (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. - http://qualityalchemist.blogspot.hk/2014/04/hksq-study-mission-visit-to-c-rfid.html

2014年4月19日星期六

Post-HKSQ Study Mission Activities

On last day (19 April 2014) before went to the airport, we visited the Fashion Street.


Then we visited the Yuyuan Garden (豫園) which was an excellent model of classical Chinese gardening architecture under state preservation. It was built during the reign of Ming Emperor JiaJing (1559) as the private garden of Pan Yunduan.




Many foreign people visited here. The photo showed the people from Canada and those jacket was in orange color which like the golden fishes in the pool.


After that we visited the post - EXPO 2010 – China Art Museum Shanghai. Minda and I took a photo in front of that museum.


One of drawings was found Einstein in Shanghai.


We enjoyed the electronic moving version of “Along the River During the Qingming Festival (清明上河圖(電子動態版))”.


Then we visited museum of The KingDom of Saudi Arabia Pavlion.


A very large video film was played surround us.


We took a group photo in the roof of Saudi Arabia museum.


The last museum we visited was Italy Centre.


Finally, we went to Hong Kong and landed at around 10:30pm eventhough the airplane was delayed for 2 hours.


2014年4月18日星期五

During-HKSQ Study Mission Activities

After Day One visit, we went to West Lake to enjoy this beautiful scene in Hangzhou on 16 April 2014. There were many historical buildings such as Chiang Ching-kuo Old Home (蔣經國舊居)).


Minda and I took a photo in front of West Lake.



Then we visited West Lake on boat.



We went to the famous scene named “Three Pools Mirroring the Moon (三潭印月)”.




Wu Song’s Tomb (武松墓) was found. Wu Song is a widely known hero with a strong sense of justice and great courage in Water Margin (水滸傳).


Qiu Jin’s Tome (秋瑾墓) was also here. She knew as a revolutionary martyr. An inscription “HEROINE (巾幗英雄)” was written by Dr. Sun Yat-sen. When she was under arrest, she wrote the poem “秋風秋雨愁煞人”.


Another historical building we visited was “Xiling Seal Engravers’ Society (西冷印社)”. Our member joked that its name like one cooking type of beefs named “Sirloin (西冷牛扒)”.


After that we had dinner in Louwailou (樓外樓).


I took some photo for special foods. The first food named “Dongpo Pork (東坡肉)”.


The second food named “Beggar Chicken (乞兒雞)”.


After Day Two visit to Shanghai University on 17 April 2014, we went to Shanghai Bookstore.


In Shanghai University, I found one slogan on the stone very meaningful. It stated “Realistic Innovation (求實創新)”


Heavy traffic in Shanghai was observed.


Then we went to The Cool Docks (老碼頭).


Minda and I took a photo in front of The Cool Docks.



Some photos about here were taken below. There were many Bars & Pubs.




At the end, we come back to Hotel named “Penta Hotel” and we found that the counter was very like a wine bar.



After Day Three visit to C&C RFID in Shanghai on 18 April 2014, we went to Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall (上海城市規劃展示館).



Shanghai Xintiandi (上海新天地) is an area where many old Shikumen architectures can be found. The old Shikumen architecture shows new vitality and it is now a fashion landmark with historical culture in Shanghai.


Some drawings demonstration related to Cuba were shown.


The whole Shanghai city model was built inside the hall.


Some beautiful designs in the hall were shown.



At the end, we had dinner in South Beauty (俏江南) and their slogan was “Global Quality, Chinese Style (全球品質, 中國氣質)”




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