60s was comfortably remote when Beijing feared an invasion from the Soviet Union. But today it is far from the country's industrial heartland and Erzhong's customer base. Its products typically have to travel 155 miles along a specially reinforced road, to a small concrete port on a tributary of the Yangtze River. There, components are hoisted from a towering, orange steel loader onto barges before embarking on a three week trip to the coast. But that's only possible when the water level is high enough. During the winter and fall the water drops so low that the river barges typically can't take anything that weighs more than 500 tons, and sometimes no more than 100 tons. The solution: Erzhong has built another facility near the east coast in Jiangsu province, budgeted at 5. 2 billion yuan (US$846 million) so that the company can assemble smaller components made upriver.
That price tag is in addition to the 2 billion yuan it took to build the big press forge. At the end of 2013, Erzhong's debt increased to 12. 4 billion yuan from 5. 6 billion at Puma Creepers Blue
the end of 2008. Erzhong hasn't posted a profit since 2010. Puma Rihanna White "The Zhenjiang facility (in Jiangsu) allows us to ship anywhere, but there just isn't enough business," said Liu Shiwei, an official with China Erzhong Group Deyang Heavy Industries Co. , a unit of Erzhong listed on the Shanghai stock exchange.
holes that fill with water when it rains. Stray dogs wander through the wild grass that grows taller than the few workers milling about. The main entrance, a grand sandstone affair, has yet to be connected by road to the rest of the facility, and is marked up with cellphone numbers of truck drivers looking for work. And the factory's dock on the river is used by local salt traders as a mooring for their barges in between shipments. Meanwhile,.