02 September 2020
Commsat, a private satellite producer in Beijing started the construction of its satellite plant on 01 September in Tangshan, a coastal city in Hebei province. The plant is in Tangshan's Lunan district and will become operational around the beginning of 2021. Its initial production capacity will be about 100 satellites with weights ranging from 50 to 500 kilograms. Commsat President Peng Yuanyuan said in the statement that the Tangshan plant will adopt pulse-line manufacturing and intelligence technologies to make satellites in a fast, cost-effective manner. The plant will not only manufacture satellites but also conduct research on space-based communication technologies and ground applications.
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