On August 23, 2017, Mr. CHE Jun, the Party Secretary of Zhejiang Province, accompanied by Mr. Weiding Lu, CEO of Wanxiang Group, visited the recently completed office of Wanxiang America Real Estate Group at 150 N. Riverside Plaza in Chicago. Staff of Wanxiang America extended warm welcome to the delegation. Mr. Pin Ni, Vice President of Wanxiang Group, President of Wanxiang America Corporation and the Vice Chairman of CGCC Chicago, reported on the development and accomplishments since Wanxiang entered the US market. The company has expanded from auto parts business to renewable energy, investments and other areas. Wanxiang is now in 26 states in the U.S., involving a total of 22 factories, with 18,000 employees. Wanxiang America has saved a number of US bankruptcy companies and is a reputable company. Mr. Weiding Lu expressed his appreciation of Party Secretary’s visit and said, according to the strategies of Wanxiang’s headquarters, from the very beginning, Wanxiang America has been an independently run company which has fully integrated into the mainstream America. Wanxiang America focuses on five strategies – “Chinese investment, US operation, global market, technological innovation and enhancement of China” to achieve sustainable development. Mr. CHE spoke highly of Wanxiang’s accomplishments. He said, Wanxiang is a good representative of private enterprises of Zhejiang Province as well as of China, and of the global market. CHE then met with Governor Bruce Rauner of the State of Illinois. Governor Rauner said that Wanxiang is a great company and a friendly partner of the State government, and has made important contributions to the economy and employment of Illinois. He is proud of the friendship and cooperation between China and Illinois.