Zeng Guang’an, chairman and president of Chinese construction equipment manufacturer LiuGong, was recognized as the “2013 Pioneer of China Industry,” at the 10th China Industry Forum in Beijing. Also, LiuGong Machinery Corp. was named “2013 Demonstration Company of China Industry.”

The awards given out at the forum identify executives and companies that are taking the lead in industry and development.

The 55-year-old company has grown dramatically domestically and internationally in recent years. Zeng Guang’an, who took over LiuGong leadership as the youngest president in the company’s history, aims to continue to explore the global market as well as his strategic foresight for sustainable development.