The second largest cement factory producing company in the world, Chinese CITIC Heavy Industry, visited AAVI Technologies Ltd in the end of May this year. CITIC Group, which is the parent company of CITIC Heavy Industry, has almost 200 000 employees worldwide and has also been ranked in Fortune’s Global 500 – list for world’s 500 largest companies by revenue – for eight years and counting.
The representatives of CITIC Heavy Industry were introduced to AAVI as a company as well as to AAVI’s innovative air purification technology. The visitors were especially interested in the air purification techniques, as they could be used to purify indoor air in cement industry. CITIC was convinced by the visit, and the next step of the companies’ work together will include a co-operation and research agreement between AAVI and CITIC this June. At the end of the day VTT hosted a tour to the visitors in their premises, where AAVI’s technology’s was in that moment used in tests to purify cement dust from indoor air. VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd is the leading research and technology company in Northern Europe and specializes in producing research and innovation services to both private and public sector.