Zhejiang University and Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd (HCM) held the ceremony for the establishment of the common laboratory on 2nd November 2005. The laboratory is in the Fluid Power Transmission and Control field. Dr. Jun Zhu the vice President of Zhejiang University, who also is Director of The State Key Lab. of Fluid Power Transmission & Control, our executive vice president at the time Mr. Michijiro Kikawa, Mr. Yasuhiko Murata our vice president, Mr. Hiromitsu Suzuki chairman of Hitachi Construction Machinery (China) Co., Ltd attended the ceremony with eighty guests. Lab. of Fluid Power Transmission & Control and HCM have a long history exchanging personnel, science and technology. Professor Lu YongXiang, who is presently President of Chinese Academy of Science, Academic Member, managed the laboratory in 1985. Since 2000, HCM has been offering on going support. This establishment of the common laboratory was decided by both organizations, in order to communicate, continue the research, and to mutual benefit of the expansion of research with the relationship accumulated over years. On this occasion, Mr. Kikawa gave a speech in Chinese with his humour. He said to guest that “begin by living together then getting married”.