How will vape industry go in 2020?

Compared with 2019, the global e-cigarette market fell by more than 30% month-on-month in March. Although there was a growth of nearly 150% compared with February of the same year, the entire industry is still experiencing a death race.

As the global top manufacturer of vaporizer, ALD always adheres to its own beliefs, fights side by side with our partners, and continuously upgrades its product technology to meet the new demands of the consumer market.

With the raging COVID-19, hundreds of thousands of people killed by this “Black Swan”, health and safety are unprecedently valued than ever. This concept also expands to vape industry.

Is our vape device safe enough? Will our puffs bring bacteria into our bodies? Based on these problems, ALD Basic Research Institute successfully combined AG+ technology with the mouthpiece to achieve the effect of inhibiting the growth of bacteria.

Sterki
ALD’s Sterki:UV sterilization design, Effective sterilization rate reaches 97.73%, Nano texture optical coating, Open & closed system optional, Smart vibration reminding, Powerful magnetic connection

ALD’s AG+ antibacterial technology has been proved effectively reduced the breeding of bacteria,  the antibacterial rate of the AG+ mouthpiece against three types of conventional bacteria (Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus aureus, and even Candida albicans) within 24 hours was over 99%, which ensures a safer, more sanitary vaping experience.

The AG+ antibacterial mouthpiece made of a unique material with Nanometer Silver Ion. The nanometer silver ion is widely used as an efficacious chemotherapeutic antibacterial and antifungal agent in consumer electronics;

In Sept. 2019,ALD also released a disinfection vaporizer with a build-in UV lamp, which kills the bacteria in the entrance of atomizer effectively.

As fast-consumer electronic products, electronic cigarettes are inseparable from our daily lives. ALD believes that electronic cigarette industry will put health and safety on a higher priority in the near future. And ALD will also invest more resources to bring more trustworthy products to consumers.

Remember, stay safe.

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What is Canopy ’s Strategic Focus and Moves in 2020?

Canopy Growth (“Canopy”) (TSX: WEED) (NYSE: CGC), like other cannabis companies, suffered a setback in the first quarter of 2020 due to COVID-19. However, its stock price soars over 80% since the middle of March, which relates to its recent moves.

In April, Canopy announced to shut down its operations in South Africa and Lesotho, shutter facilities in Columbia, Saskatchewan in Canada and New York in America. Meantime, it signed a regional supply deal with Clever Leaves who will supply Canopy with extracted goods produced in Colombia.

It is obvious that Canopy is removing its investment from cannabis cultivation. Then where does it put its focus on instead? The answer is cannabis derivatives and cannabis-related products such as vaping devices.

On April 20, it rolled out the first line of CBD topicals under its brand First & Free in US. On March 16, Tweed, another one of Canopy’s brands, began to ship its first cannabis-infused beverage product throughout Canada. In late January, it launched its line-up of vape devices, supplied by ALD Group Limited, a top one-stop vape solution provider who also serves the U.S. top 1st THC pod vape brand-STIIIZY, as well as dozens of nicotine vaping brands and tobacco giants, such as British American Tobacco, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco and ITC Limited. Clearly, the cooperation with ALD is correct and successful. So far, the total sale of Canopy’s vape batteries has taken up to 70% market share in Canada.

The strategy of Canopy’s moves is based on what David Klein, the CEO of Canopy, said, “to define a very visible path to profitability and positive cash flow”. Thus, it shrinks investments on cultivation which need relatively longer time to make profit, and shifts to an “asset light” model, focusing on cannabis products and its derivatives, as well as vaping devices, which is more profitable, and is good for cash flow.

Correct strategy helps Canopy gain a significant growth. Will Canopy achieve the final aim of 2020? Let’s keep in focus its following moves.

TPM – The New Criteria to Choose A Good E-cig

What are the criteria for a good e-cig? People used to rely on some subjective opinions such as KOLs’ reviews to choose their vaporizers, are there more objective criteria to do that? This article introduces TPM and explains how it helps us to assess a good vape device.

 

  1. What is TPM?

TPM is short for Total Particulate Matter. It represents the sum of all solid and liquid particles suspended in a vape cloud. Similar to the importance of PM2.5 in measuring air quality, TPM is an irreplaceable index in smoke quality testing.

As we all know, it is hard to quantify smoke level/dose with naked-eye observation. However, TPM measurement makes smoke quality become visualizable and measurable, and it can be further utilized in analyzing the chemical and physical properties of the smoke.

Also, TPM testing results provide a basis for research in environmental engineering and pathology. This is also the reason why TPM is seen as ‘a golden key for vaping technology’.

 

  1. The application of TPM

‘A golden key can open any door.’ TPM is generally applied by many organizations in different industries. For instance, a study from WHO (World Health Organization) (2018) mentioned that

 

‘A review of WHO SOP-03 for TSNAs(Tobacco-specific nitrosamines) in mainstream tobacco smoke suggests that the chemistry of ENDS aerosol is compatible with the WHO SOP and that either aerosol TPM collected on CFPs(Cambridge filter pads) or e-liquid could be analysed.

 

As noted above, however, the reported levels of TSNAs in ENDS aerosol are below the reporting limit of the WHO SOP for TSNAs in tobacco smoke.

 

TPM is an international standard in the tobacco industry, and it is also applied to tests for e-cig commonly. To ensure the universality of the ‘golden key’, several specifications were set for different aspects, including smoking simulation, sampling methods, and experimental environments.

 

A TPM report of SLIMO™ vape devices (a new generation product from ALD Group Limited) is quoted in the article to explain TPM more clearly.

 

  1. TPM and Puff Volume

Producing massive and stable vapor is the basic requirement for an excellent vape device. TPM (mg/puff) can reflect the puff volume of a vaping device.

Below Figure 1 shows the differences in puff volume between SILMO™ devices and other vaporizers.

TPM - The New Criteria to Choose A Good E-cig

Notes:

  • TPM(mg) on a vertical axis stands for puff volume
  • Puffs on the horizontal axis stand for the number of puffs
  • As shown in the chart, the TPM value ofSLIMO™ devices stays steady between 6-7mg, while that of the contrasted devices is lower-lying between 3.5-5mg.
  • That is to say, in a single puff, the puff volume of SILMOTM device is 1.5-2 times that of other ordinary devices.
  • What’s more, the higher the number of puffs, the bigger disparity of puff volume.

 

  1. TPM and Device Lifespan

Smoke simulation tests are conducted on the devices in the report. The test results bring out something new, such as the relationship between lifespan and heating coil.

Usually, the unstable vape performance of electronic cigarettes is caused mainly by the short lifespan of its heating coil. It is also the main reason for burnt taste, spit-back, and even not working. If vape devices that are applied the same heating coil have well performance in experiment, taste consistency and stability of this batch of products can be ensured.

Figure 2 illustrates TPM testing results under 500 puffs simulation.

TPM - The New Criteria to Choose A Good E-cig
Source: ALD Group Limited Labs

Notes:

  • TPM(mg) on the vertical axis stands for puff volume
  • Puffs on the horizontal axis stand for the number of puffs

After 500 puffs under the same conditions, the SILMO™ device performs steadily in the terms of puff volume.

However, the contrasting device performs well in the beginning while creates less and less puff volume even stops working finally.

 

  1. TPM and Safety

It is the most important thing to make sure electronic cigarettes not release harmful substances over the standard when using.

With TPM, it is feasible to conduct some tests and analyses on the safety of e-cigarettes, for example, carbonyl compounds testing, the test items of which include formaldehyde, acetaldehyde, and acrolein.

The limits required by European Union Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) for formaldehyde, acetaldehyde, and acrolein in a single e-cig are as follows:

Let’s look at how SILMO™ device performs

TPM - The New Criteria to Choose A Good E-cig TPM - The New Criteria to Choose A Good E-cig TPM - The New Criteria to Choose A Good E-cig

Note:

  • μg/200puffs on vertical axis stands for the μg of aldehyde per 200 puffs
  • Horizontal axis shows different devices, the bigger scatter, the denser data.

 

We can find in the above charts:

  • The test results for formaldehyde and acetaldehyde of all tested devices are compliant with the requirements of TPD.
  • The μg of acrolein released bySILMO™ devices is far lower than the limit of TPD, while some results of contrasted devices fail to meet TPD requirements.

 

  1. Conclusion

TPM shows us three important criteria of vaping technology:1. Puff Volume, 2. Safety, 3. stability

With TPM, vape manufacturers know how to produce vape products, and consumers know how to check the performance and safety of a vape device.

According to the above TPM tests, we know vape devices utilized different heating elements perform differently. Devices powered by SILMO™, a heating element technology developed by ALD Group Limited, perform excellently in the tests.

TPM test has to be conducted under strict experimental conditions. Besides, its testing devices are costly, so only top laboratories and research institutions can afford it. For e-cig users, it is not realistic to review a vape via TPM. However, we believe that as the industry becomes more and more standardized and transparent, the TPM test will be applied to a wider range, including choosing an e-cig.

ALD B2 series disposable vape for local filling

With the ban of JUULPOD, disposable vape pen brands such as PUFFBAR  POSH STIG are rapidly admired by consumers. Rich flavors, easy-to-use designs, and low prices have become the biggest advantages of this type of product. At the same time, larger battery lasting and larger E-liquid capacity is also about to become a new consumer trend. With the special economic environment in 2020, users have less cash in their pockets, and more affordable products will be the first choice for users.

PUFFBAR Plus, POSH plus are already run ahead. If you need a product of your own brand to win the upcoming market, you must have a very professional manufacturer. ALD GROUP LIMITED will work with you to achieve a win-win situation.

In order to solve the problem that brands can quickly match the latest e-liquids, the ALD B2 (800 puffs) series has improved the product design so that disposable vape can be easily auto-injected locally. In this way, you can prepare empty equipment in advance to avoid the risk of leakage during the transport and storage., once you want to promote your new e-liquid, you can quickly fill and sell it.

 

ALD B2 series introduction:

ALD B2:

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ALD B2 Mini:

ALD B2 series disposable vape for local filling save your moneylatest cotton material gives your better flavorbig vapor with the suitable throat hit

ALD ELF:

ALD ELF: disposable vape for local fillingbrand it sell itauto draw puffs one off deisign

 

ALD Introduction

ALD B2 series disposable vape for local filling
ALD B2 is a new tech by ALD. ALD is a gigantic vaping factory with 4,300,000+ sq.ft manufacturing base, 3,000+ skilled workers, 100+ R&D talents, 30,000,000 pcs per month capacity & GMP/ISO9001/ISO1400 SQP/WCA certificates. It welcomes both OEM and ODM orders.

Details on ALD B2: B2 disposable vape introduction.pdf

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Learn more about B2 at ALD official site: http://www.aldgroup.com/

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ALD Sterilizer Pod Vape Leading the Trend of Design Direction

It is reported that the industry’s first e-cigarette with UV sterilization function- Sterki has been developed by ALD and introduced at the exhibition in Dortmund, Germany.

ALD Group Limited, founded in 2009 and headquartered in Shenzhen, is a high-tech enterprise specializing and leading in electronic atomization technology research and applications. ALD’s business covers ENDS (Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems), IMV (Inhaled Medical Vaporizer) and HNB (Heat-Not-Burn device). Benefiting from the scientific research and development system, deep technical accumulation, strong manufacturing capability, as well as customer-and-user-centered business philosophy, ALD has not only established a solid strategic partnership with a lot of internationally well-known brands as well as multinational tobacco giants, but also won widespread respect among vaporizer consumers.

“Sterki not only meets the demand of e-cigarette users for more healthy e-cigarette products, but also breaks the serious problem of homogenization of product research and development in the industry at present, and successfully shapes a product with personality differentiation and humanization. It is a significant reference for the global development of e-cigarettes.” evaluated by a senior testing expert in the industry.

With sterilization efficiency up to 99%, Sterki offers science and technology health care for users.

Dust and bacteria on cartridges have always been a headache for the majority of e-cigarette users. Although there are solutions of many brands on the market, the most popular way is to avoid the problem of cartridges by wearing “dustproof caps”. Although “dustproof cap” can avoid large particle pollution, it does not have sterilization function. And it is still easy to be lost and cause secondary pollution.

Starting from the second half of 2018, the e-cigarette industry ushered in a period of rapid development and broke out a situation of “thousand e-cigarettes war”. However, from the perspective of the industry, the speed of product innovation is far behind the needs of users, and the homogenization of product form and function is very obvious. E-cigarette’ s shape development focuses mostly on product appearance, while function development focuses on taste and e-liquid flavors. The essence behind “thousand e-cigarettes war” is stereotype.

Based on the actual needs of users, in addition to the sterilization function, Sterki is designed with battery increase, fine body material, and perfect vapor volume. No matter from the appearance or function, Sterki is a product based on the real needs of users. It leads the industry’s trend by solving pain points one by one.

ALD’s CPU Upgraded to Triple Core Processor

I.
ALD Official Announcement

Following the launch of the atomization technology brand SILMO™ in March, the first automatic production layout completed in June, ALD officially announced in October that it has successfully introduced its R&D system of the world’s top 500 companies-the IPD R&D System, which realizes the upgrading of innovation R&D ability and customer service ability.

 

So far, ALD’s “CPU” has been officially upgraded to the industry-leading ” triple core processor“.

 

IPD Introduction Schedule

Preparations for IPD system deployment began in October last year, and the IPD system was officially launched in March this year. In May, the system was debugged, stabilized and operated, and the initial results were obtained in July. In August, the pilot project was completed and resumed. In September, ALD promoted IPD process throughout the system.

 

ALD’s Triple Core Processor

With the formal implementation of IPD R&D management system, ALD has completed the closed loop construction of research and production innovation of “atomization technology (technical brand) + innovation and research system (IPD) + manufacturing upgrade (automation)”. The trinity research and production system has become the engine driving ALD’s steady and rapid development from the inside out.

 

  1. Leading new “core” technology

Focusing on technology innovation, ALD takes research and development as the core drive.

 

  1. Strong manufacturing ability

To achieve the product quality and production efficiency, ALD takes the lead in the layout of automatic production.

Over 40,000 square meters of high-end production and manufacturing center produces more than 30 million atomizers per month.

  1. Advanced R&D management system

The industry’s first successful introduction of the world’s top 500 R&D system -IPD escorts the R&D innovation of enterprise.

 

The successful introduction of IPD R&D system further solidifies ALD’s market-oriented and customer-centered research and development innovation model, which also significantly improves the quality and efficiency of product research and development by more than 30%, and the ability to serve customers.

 

 

 

II.

IPD- an innovative research and development system that may be still unfamiliar.

Ascetic System innovation

Learning from the Global 500

IPD(Integrated Product Development)is a set of advanced integrated product development management ideas, methods and models introduced by Huawei in 1999 enlightened by the international giant IBM. In 1992, IBM initiated the IPD system and achieved great success after internal promotion.

In other words, IPD system has accomplished two world giants-IBM and Huawei in the past 30 years.

In fact, the ideas and methods of IPD system have been widely used in Fortune Global 500 companies.

 

The fact of successful application of IPD in the Global 500 shows that “the advancement of an enterprise is not a single point, but a system. Enterprise innovation starts from system innovation”.

 

IPD System Architecture:

Ideas:

  1. Take customer orientation, market demand as the source of product innovation.
  2. Focus on customer and market input product planning and focus excellent resources on core customers and products.
  3. Emphasize on the accumulation of technology platform and technology innovation. Continuous platform construction and technology innovation is the basic guarantee to serve customers well.
  4. Emphasize on the integration of internal cross-departmental team resources, parallel and efficient collaboration service for terminal customers.
  5. Focus on integrating good practices and tools into the product development process to improve efficiency.

 

What knotty problems can be solved in the e-cigarette industry by Global 500’s system?

 

In the e-cigarette industry, traditional R&D has problems such as individual combat, high trial-and-error cost, long cycle, dissociation of R&D and market and so on.

As a R&D innovation tool, IPD possesses the characteristics of fine management and collaboration of each module, such as R&D aiming at market pain points, decision-making layer, R&D layer, marketing layer, etc., which effectively avoids the blindly research and trial.

At the same time, the R&D process will give priority to consumer pain point analysis over development analysis. The prominent advantage in the “forward-looking product” and “market pain point product” development can help corporate customers research and develop more marketable products so as to reduce cooperative customers trial-and-error cost and unnecessary promotion loss.

Combine innovation, quality and service to create value for customers. in a period of rapid development, most of companies in e-cigarette industry are busy expanding their business to make hot money and fast money at present. However, ALD believes that in order to achieve sustainable development in the industry, the accumulation of R&D and innovation ability is the key, and so is the continuous creation of products that meet the needs of current and future users. As the first company in the e-cigarette industry to introduce IPD system, ALD show a business attitude of creating continual value for customers through innovation, quality and service.

 

III.

ALD Group Limited Characteristic IPD

Actual R&D increased by 30%

Since the introduction of the IPD system into operation in May this year, several pilot projects of ALD have achieved remarkable results in terms of product development efficiency.

1. Customer satisfaction was significantly improved. The project team in the early stage participated in customer demand analysis and scheme design in an orderly manner. More attention to customer satisfaction has been paid in the later stage than before.

2.The product development cycle has been reduced from the past 130 days or so to the current 100 days. The development efficiency has been improved by 25%.

  1. The yield of the product in the trial production of EVT, DVT and PVT has been significantly improved, and the one-time pass rate was increased by 30%, which benefits from parallel engineering of IPD system. Representing the back-end department, NPI participates in the R&D and design process from the very beginning to ensure the systematic product development and greatly improves the manufacture ability.
  2. The efficiency and coordination ability of cross-departmental cooperation were significantly improved. Different roles perform their respective duties in the product development process, whose sense of initiative and responsibility has been significantly improved.

Concepts

EVT- Engineering Verification Test

DVT- Design Verification Test

PVT- Process Verification Test

 

Final Thoughts

Be Ambitious While Down to Earth

This time, ALD Group Limited introduced and successfully operated the IPD system for cooperating with the existing atomization technology and automatic production system. It will undoubtedly lead the new industrial upgrading of the industry and trigger a new wave of R&D innovation in the e-cigarette industry. ALD will also unswervingly increase the investment in R&D innovation, and continue to create value for customers. In this process, the concept of “customer-oriented” will become the basic concept throughout ALD’s fundamental research, product development and intelligent production. By constantly improving and developing our own research and production management system, we believe that in the near future, we will stand on the top of the world.

ALD CPU upgraded to three core processor

ALD official pronounce

Following the launch of the atomization technology brand Silmo In March and the first completion of the automatic production layout in June, ALD officially announced in October that it has successfully introduced the world’s top 500 R & D system, the IPD R & D system, to realize the re-upgrading of innovation R & D capability and customer service capability.

So far, ALD “CPU” has been officially upgraded to the “three core processor”  leading the industry.

Introduction schedule of ALD IPD

The preparation for the deployment of IPD system began in October last year. In March this year, the IPD system was officially launched. In May, the commissioning was stable and operated. In July, the preliminary results were achieved. In August, the pilot project was completed and the whole system was promoted by ALD.

With the formal implementation of IPD R & D management system, ALD company has completed the closed-loop construction of “atomization technology (technology brand) + innovation and research system (IPD) + manufacturing upgrading (Automation)” R & D and production innovation, and the Trinity R & D system has become the engine that drives ALD’s steady and rapid development from the inside to the outside.

 

  1. Leading atomization technology

silmo
Silmo

With R & D as the core driving force, focus on technological innovation and establish a moat.

 

2. Leading production and manufacturing level

Take the lead in the layout of automatic production to achieve double improvement of product quality and production efficiency.

Leading production and manufacturing level

It has built a high-end manufacturing center with an area of more than 40000 square meters and a monthly production of more than 30 million atomizing devices.

 

3. Leading in R & D management system

For the first time, the industry has successfully introduced the world’s top 500 R & D system – IPD R & D system. R & D innovation and system escort the development of ALD.

Leading in R & D management system

The successful introduction of IPD R & D system further solidified the market-oriented and customer-centric R & D innovation mode of ALD, greatly improved the product R & D quality and efficiency by more than 30%, and further significantly improved the level and ability of ALD to serve customers.

Verdict

This time, with the introduction and successful operation of IPD system and the existing atomization technology and automatic production system of ALD, ALD will undoubtedly lead the industry’s new industrial upgrading and lead to a new wave of R & D and innovation in the electronic cigarette industry.

ALD will also unswervingly continue to increase investment in the field of R & D innovation, and continue to work hard to create value for customers. In this process, the idea of “customer-oriented” will become the basic idea throughout the basic research, product development and intelligent production of ALD talents. Through continuous improvement and development of its own research and production management system, we believe that in the near future, ALD will eventually stand at the top of the world.

ALD Will Share SILMO™ and Vaporizer with Disinfection Function at TABEXPO

ALD GROUP LIMITED, a global leader of vaping technology, will attend TABEXPO 2019 which will take place in AMSTERDAM from 12th to 14th, November.

 

As the leading role in atomization technology, ALD will demonstrate its powerful technique brand- SILMO™ which has been considered as the most advanced and reliable “ceramic-based & thick-film coil technology”. The unique positioning of SILMO™ technology is that it is not only created for the ultimate atomization experience for users, but also puts the safety in the first place.

 

As the first atomizer officially launched by SILMO brand, SILMO 3.0 innovatively adopts the “welding-free” design, which completely removed the welding process and ensures the e-liquid suffered no pollution from atomizer.

 

Together with the SILMO technology, ALD will introduce its first self-developed vaporizer with disinfection function- Sterki into the exhibition, which adopts the ultraviolet sterilization technology and the UV lamp implanted in the portable vaporizer can kill the bacteria in the mouthpiece effectively up to 99.9%. As another innovation in improving product safety, Sterki has attracted high attention from the industry since its launch.

 

About ALD

ALD Group Limited, founded in 2009 and headquartered in Shenzhen, is a high-tech enterprise specializing and leading in electronic atomization technology research and applications. ALD’s business covers ENDS (Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems), IMV (Inhaled Medical Vaporizer) and HNB (Heat-Not-Burn device). Benefiting from the scientific research and development system, deep technical accumulation, strong manufacturing capability, as well as customer-and-user-centered business philosophy, ALD has not only established a solid strategic partnership with a lot of internationally well-known brands as well as multinational tobacco giants, but also won widespread respect among vaporizer consumers.

ALD Will Attend IECIE Shanghai with Its First Disinfection Vaporizer

From October 30th to November 1st, 2019, the IECIE Shanghai Vape Culture Week will be held at Shanghai New International Expo Center. As the leading force of atomization technology, ALD GROUP LIMITED will attend the expo to show the charm of ALD’s atomization technology and the characteristics of diversified products to the whole industry.

 

On the exhibition, ALD will present its first self-developed vaporizer with disinfection function- Sterki. As reported, Sterki adopts the ultraviolet sterilization technology and the UV lamp implanted in the portable vaporizer can kill the bacteria in the mouthpiece effectively. It is simple and convenient to turn on sterilization function by just touching the button. Sterki only needs 20 seconds to complete the sterilization function with a sterilization effect up to 99.9%.

 

In addition, ALD will feature SILMO™, the company’s most powerful technology brands at the IECIE. Visitors can experience different products of the brand allies and experience ALD’s technical characteristics in a multi-dimensional way.

 

For putting forward the concept of one-stop electronic atomization technology research and application platform, at this time IECIE Shanghai, ALD will also unite WIPPO, HOPO,BKOO and iLAX to show ALD’s technology brands and the alliance brand manufacturers’ star products.

 

About ALD

ALD Group Limited, founded in 2009 and headquartered in Shenzhen, is a high-tech enterprise specializing and leading in electronic atomization technology research and applications. ALD’s business covers ENDS (Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems), IMV (Inhaled Medical Vaporizer) and HNB (Heat-Not-Burn device). With strong technical support, ALD has established a solid strategic partnership with a lot of internationally well-known brands, as well as multinational tobacco giants.

ALD introduces the Fortune 500 R & D system

After becoming the first enterprise with strong layout and automatic production in the industry, ALD’s innovative R & D capability and customer service capability have been upgraded again, and it has also taken the lead in introducing the world’s top R & D system that Fortune Global 500 companies are using.ALD introduces the world top 500 R & D system

It is learned from relevant channels that ALD has recently completed the introduction and successful operation of IPD R & D system.

According to the director of research and development of ALD, ALD has been preparing for the deployment of IPD system since October last year. In March this year, the IPD system was officially launched. In May, the commissioning was stable and running, and in July, preliminary results were achieved.

The successful introduction of aldipd system is the first example of introducing the R & D management system of top 500 in the whole process of e-cigarette industry.

In the industry, many people don’t know much about the IPD system. If you have any knowledge of Huawei’s growth history, you will know that Huawei is a model of successful application of IPD system, making many of Huawei’s products leading the world.huawei

According to relevant reports, 80% of the global top 500 enterprises are using the IPD system, or using the IPD system as the core tool of enterprise innovation to promote.

IPD, means integrated development. The characteristic of this R & D system is that it can be shared internally, which can not only produce in batches, but also meet the personalized needs of customers.

The idea of IPD originated from the book Product and Cycle Time excellence published by PRTM company. IPD R & D system is an innovative management tool to improve the stability, scientificity and sustainability of high-tech innovation R & D through system innovation, organization innovation and process innovation.ALD introduces the world top 500 R & D system

In 1992, IBM first put the system into enterprise R & D management, and therefore became the first enterprise in the world to use the IPD system. After the overall introduction, IPD system runs through the whole process of IBM’s innovation and R & D, leading the construction of IBM’s head brand core competitiveness in the field of commercial computers.

In 1998, Huawei introduced the IPD system under the guidance of IBM. Based on the series of research and development achievements of IPD, Huawei also completed the business growth from 10 billion scale to 100 billion scale. Huawei’s “5g HarmonyOS system” and “Kirin chip” are typical output results of IPD application.harmonyos

In the electronic cigarette industry, the traditional R & D has many problems, such as individual combat, high trial and error cost, long cycle, R & D and market derailment.

As an R & D innovation tool, IPD has the characteristics of refined management and cooperation of various modules such as R & D, decision-making layer, R & D layer and marketing layer, aiming at the market pain points, effectively avoiding the blind trial and error in the R & D process.

At the same time, in the R & D process, the analysis of consumer pain points takes precedence over the analysis of development, which has outstanding advantages in the development of “forward-looking products” and “market pain point sovling products”, which can help the cooperative customers of enterprises to develop more marketable products, thus reducing the trial and error costs and unnecessary promotion losses of the cooperative customers.

ALD R & D team said that they valued the high-efficiency and practical R & D innovation capability brought by IPD system.

When it comes to the operation of ALD IPD, the director of research and development of aldipd said: “the application of ALD IPD system can effectively reduce the R & D cycle and R & D cost by more than 20%. When the IPD system runs at full speed, the product cycle from concept to stable mass production will be shortened by 30%, and the R & D quality will be improved by more than 30%.”

“IPD R & D system cooperates with ALD automatic production system to form a closed-loop of R & D and production innovation, which are the two carriages for ALD to speed up the development of R & D and production innovation guided by customers and market,” he said.

This time, ALD introduced and successfully operated the IPD system, which will undoubtedly lead the new direction of industry R & D management and play a positive role in benchmarking the R & D methodology, R & D process management and systematic innovation of the electronic cigarette industry.

 

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ALD Group Limited (ALD / ALD), founded in 2009 in Shenzhen, China, is a world leading high-tech enterprise focusing on the research and application of electronic atomization technology. Its business covers different fields such as electronic nicotine delivery system (ends), inhalation medical atomization equipment (IMV) and low-temperature HNB device.

ALD adheres to the drive of technology research and development, and has accumulated profound experience in the field of ceramic core technology. Its two major atomization technology brands, Silmo ™, and Microfeel ™, have wide influence in the industry. In addition, ALD is the first enterprise in the electronic cigarette industry with forward-looking layout of automatic production, under which it has a high-end production and manufacturing center of more than 40000 square meters. ALD manufacturing practices the concept of replying on production and quality control. Refinement, in the electronic cigarette industry in the absolute leading level.ALD introduces the world top 500 R & D system

With its strong comprehensive strength, ALD has reached a long-term and stable strategic partnership with many customers at home and abroad, serving British American Tobacco / American Renault, Indian tobacco, canopy growth, iklusher, stiiizy and domestic well-known brands RELX, ammo, etc.

On June 4, 2019, ALD announced to reach a share transfer and subscription agreement with Shanghai A-share listed company Veken Technology (600152). ALD transferred 10% of its shares to Veken technology at a price of RMB 100 million, based on strong alliance and layout integration of upstream and downstream industry chains.