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In acknowledgment of his continuous support of AchemAsia and his outstanding achievements in international networking for the chemical process industries, Mr. Ren Jianxin will be awarded the ACHEMA Plaque in Titanium. The award ceremony will be part of the grand Opening Ceremony of the 8th AchemAsia on June 1, 2010, in Beijing / PR China.
With this plaque DECHEMA gives a tribute to Mr Ren Jianxin as an outstanding businessman, who has developed within a few years a small business into a global corporation. At the same time DECHEMA honours his achievement in China's chemical engineering community. With the "Advanced Materials High Level Forum" he has established an innovative platform for networking and exchange of knowledge and supported the development of AchemAsia in China.
Since its première in 1989 AchemAsia has grown into the leading international event for the process industries in Asia. During the 8th AchemAsia 2010 (1 to 4 June) over 400 exhibitors from 24 different countries will present new developments and technologies for the process industries.
After his studies of economics at Lanzhou University Ren Jiaxin and several colleagues founded the China BluStar Chemical Cleaning Company in 1984, China's first industrial cleaning company. From 1984 to 1989 he was General Manager and then until 2001 President. Due to the quick expansion of BlueStar and several mergers the China National Bluestar Group was founded in 2001 with Ren as president. Through the acquisition of more than 100 state owned enterprises China National Chemical Corporation was created in 2004. ChemChina is the nation's largest chemical conglomerate and belongs to the big global enterprises with holdings in Europe and overseas. Mr. Ren has been ChemChina's president since 2004.
He received the CCTV "Magnificent Ten of the Chinese Economy" award (2007), won the China Entrepreneur Associations "Most Influential Businessman" medal (2006), earned China's National Model Worker award (1993) and won the "Outstanding Young Entrepreneur of China" medal (1988).