On April 29th, 2016, a ceremony to celebrate the International Workers Day as well as the National May 1st Labor Medal awards ceremony was held in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.
This year, 192 advanced collectives were awarded the National May 1st Labour Certificate, 898 advanced individuals with the National May 1st Labour Medal, and 896 advanced collectives with the title of “National Pioneer Workers”. Among them, 38 individuals from Zhejiang province won the National May 1st Labour Medal, and Shi Wenmei, a student who majored in township enterprise management in the autumn of 2013 at Zhejiang Radio and Television University (RTVU), was on the list.
Now she is the Director of R&D Centreat Huzhou Taiping Micro Special Motor Co., Ltd.
Shi Wenmei, a student who majored in township enterprise management in the autumn of 2013 in Huzhou RTVU, is currently the Director of the R&D Centre of Huzhou Taiping Micro Special Motor Co., Ltd. At 21 years old, she entered the electric machine industry as a junior middle school graduate. In the beginning, she didn’t even understand mechanical drawings. However, after 24 years, she has gained a reputation among her peers as an impressive specialist, and has been responsible for more than ten state- or provincial-level important scientific and technological achievements. She was honoured with the “Golden Hammer Award” of the Fifth Zhejiang Outstanding Workers Award in 2012, the March 8th Woman Pace-setter of Zhejiang province award in 2013, National Advanced Individual for Professional Ethics Construction in 2014, the Labour Medal of Zhejiang in 2015, and the National Labour Medal in 2016.
Shi Wenmei has been engaged in the design, manufacturing process, testing, analysis, and development of micro and special motors, the research and development of AC servo motors, permanent magnet synchronous motors, DC micro-motor (servo-tachogenerator), and fractional horsepower motors for micro and special electrical machines for many years, besides being responsible for daily production work, R&D, and cooperation with the R&D Centre.
1. Work diligently and become a successful expert
At the age of 21, she entered the electric machine industry as a junior middle school graduate. After 24 years, she stands out among her peers as an ingenious and striking expert. Acting successively as an embedding wire worker in the electric workshop, a technician, an assistant engineer, engineer, and now as the Director of the R&D Centre of the company, she has created many scientific and technological products. Several of her products have been listed as national key torch projects, special international cooperation projects, and major special projects at provincial and municipal levels. The products have gained recognition and praise from R&D institutions, well-known experts, and scholars in the domestic electric machine industry, and have been well received by users.
2. Devoted to research and development and reaching the top
Currently, Shi Wenmei has developed more than one hundred products for Huzhou Taiping Micro Special Motor Co., Ltd. which are characterized by individuality and which stand out as different. She has successfully contributed to many state- or provincial level important scientific and technological achievements, compiled three innovative enterprise standards, and presided over applications for 54 patents (including 2 patents for invention), which ensure the independent development of key products within the company, thus securing continuous annual sales growth for the company for more than 20 years. By keeping up with the latest technology and independently developing products to replace and contend with products imported from foreign countries, the company became a “hidden champion” in the industry.
3. Being responsible, she repays the company with her achievements
Since Shi Wenmei accepted the position as Director of the company’s R&D Centre, she has positively promoted the construction of the provincial level R&D Centre and repaid the company with research projects from the R&D Centre, which sped up the transformation and upgrading of the company's products, continuously improving its ability to innovate and enhancing its core competitiveness.
By Zhejiang RTVU