The Guidelines for Standards System Development on Smart Manufacturing (2015 version) was jointly released by MIIT and SAC at the end of 2015.
SAC Vice-Administrator Yin Minghan interpreted the contents of the Guidelines in the follow aspects:
·the denotation and connotation of standardization on smart manufacturing
·the standards development on smart manufacturing
·the standards on smart manufacturing going global
·the development and revision of relevant standards in urgent need
Yin stresses that standards play an instrumental and strategic role in the development of industries and market economy, which is crucial for the promotion of the national manufacturing power. It will also help to improve the innovation capability on manufacturing industry, which has been determined in the “Made in China 2025” strategy.