State Nuclear Power Automation System Engineering Corp. (SNPAS) was established with investment from State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation Ltd (SNPTC) and Shanghai Automation Instrumentation Corporation Ltd (SAIC).
SNPTC, a key state-owned enterprise directly controlled by the central government, is the major carrier and R&D platform to implement the introduction, engineering construction and self-reliance development of the 3rd generation nuclear power technology, undertaking the crucial mission for nuclear power technology self-reliance development of our country. SAIC, the first manufacturer in the history of China instrumentation industry, listed on Shanghai Stock Exchange in 1993, is one of the national key instrumentation manufacturing bases, “China 500 Largest Industrial Enterprises” and also recognized Shanghai high and new technology enterprise.
On November 30th, 2007, SNPTC and SAIC signed the cooperation agreement in the Great Hall of the People determining to establish a joint venture company. On March 27th, 2008, the Xu Hui branch of Shanghai Administration of Industry and Commerce granted the business license to SNPAS. On March 30th, 2008, SNPAS held an inauguration ceremony.
SNPAS has a registered capital of 200 million CNY, therein SNPTC contributes 51%, and SAIC contributes 49% of total capital respectively. The main business scope includes: NPP engineering I＆C system design, integration, installation and commissioning and other engineering technical service; NPP I＆C equipments complete supply; NPP I＆C equipments research and development; NPP I＆C system spare parts and operational technical support; System simulation, plant management system, weak current engineering and medium-low voltage electrical equipments and other nuclear power related business.
SNPAS would conform to the guideline “Specialization, Self-reliance, Standardization, Serialization, and Internationalization”, upholds the corporate culture “Nuclear oriented, Cooperation highlighted and Harmony grounded”，and base on the AP1000 technology transfer, provide control system, measurement instruments, actuating mechanisms and other full-scope line products and technical service for nuclear power engineering at home and abroad, so as to meet the demand for nuclear power development and construction of our country.