July 25, 2014     Japanese 
  JCN 
	  Network - Home
JCN Newswire
  Home  |  Companies  | Annual Reports  |  CSR  | News Alerts     
 
Share:
Fuji Electric Establishes New Factory in Thailand to Expand Asian Operations
 

Tokyo, Sept 10, 2012 (JCN) - Fuji Electric announced today that it will establish a new factory in Thailand as a new production site, centered mainly on power electronics application products, to expand operations in Asia.

As a part of a three-year rolling plan starting this fiscal year, the Company is expanding its infrastructure-related business focused mainly on power electronics application products in Asia, and China in particular, where there is significant economic growth, and is targeting 830 billion yen in sales in fiscal 2014, with 120 billion yen of that coming from Asia.

As investment in infrastructure increases in Asia along with market growth, Fuji Electric expects that there will be an increase in thermal and geothermal power generation-related orders and sales of industrial plant systems to Japanese clients, as well as the expansion of the component business, namely that of power electronics application products.

Demand for power electronics application products in the global market is expected to reach approximately 5.4 trillion yen in fiscal 2014 (assuming 10% or higher annual growth), with Asia garnering an annual average of approximately 12%.

Fuji Electric is expanding its operations by targeting the growing power supply-related market and industrial plants. To meet these targets, it will expand the application of uninterruptible power supply systems (UPS) and large-capacity power conditioners (PCS) for mega solar power generation applications and introduce new models of inverters that meet global specifications.

Fuji Electric is also reinforcing its sales locations in order to cultivate markets and expand system sales, strengthening its engineering function to develop and introduce products that meet local requirements and accelerating the localization of its after-sales service organization.

In Thailand, Fuji Electric is utilizing its existing resources, namely that of its manufacturing subsidiary, Fuji Electric Power Supply (Thailand) Co., Ltd., to build a new factory that will serve as its central production site in Asia.

This new leg of production will equip Fuji Electric with global production capability in the three key regions of Japan, China and Asia overall, thereby strengthening Fuji Electric's cost competitiveness and avoidance of risks such as disasters and exchange rates by bolstering local design, local production and local consumption.



By Chris Lui Staff Writer

Copyright © 2014 JCN. All rights reserved. A division of Japan Corporate News Network KK.


 Company Profile |   Print  |   Alerts
ACN Newswire

 Recent  Fuji Electric Holdings News  
  Fuji Electric Establishes Myanmar Branch Office  (Sept 3, 2013)
  Fuji Electric Enters Photovoltaic Power Generation Business  (Dec 4, 2012)
  Fuji Electric Establishes New Factory in Thailand to Expand Asian Operations  (Sept 10, 2012)
  Fuji Electric, DENSO, Toyota Tsusho, FamilyMart, Takamiya, and Yamato Transport to Conduct Demonstration Test of Energy Management Systems for Commercial Facilities in Fukuoka, Japan  (May 24, 2012)
  Nine Japanese Companies Launch Japan-U.S. Collaborative Smart Grid Demonstration Project in Business District of Albuquerque, New Mexico  (May 21, 2012)
  Hitachi, Fuji Electric and Meiden to Dissolve AE Power JV  (Dec 27, 2011)
  Fuji Electric Releases IGBT Module for Advanced Neutral Point Clamped (NPC) Circuits Series  (Feb 18, 2011)
  Fuji Electric IGBT Module Series Targets Parallel Connections  (Dec 29, 2010)
  Fuji Electric Launches New High-Power 2-in-1 IGBT Module Series; Designed for Parallel Connections  (Dec 29, 2010)
  Fuji Electric Concludes Merger Agreement with Consolidated Subsidiary  (Dec 28, 2010)



 Recent  Electronics General News   
NTT Demonstrates First Electrically Controlled Phonon Propagation (June 13, 2014)
Kuraray Develops Emission-controlling Film for Use in LED Lamps (Apr 12, 2014)
Shimadzu Develops Blue Direct Diode Laser with New High Brightness Levels (Oct 12, 2013)
Voluntary Recall of Epson Printers in China (Aug 27, 2013)
FURUKAWA to Construct Production Plant in Palmira, Colombia (July 30, 2013)
Daikin Acquires PT Tatasolusi Pratama in Indonesia (July 25, 2013)
KAYAKU, JAXA Develop Highly Efficient Electric Aviation Motor Coil (May 31, 2013)
Dainippon Screen to Market High-end Visual Inspection System for PCBs (May 28, 2013)
AGC Invests in Triton Microtechnologies (Mar 12, 2013)
Asahi Glass 'Dragontrail' for Efficient Production of Thinner Touchscreens (Feb 21, 2013)

More Electronics General news...
 
CSR Report Download
Annual Reports

  More >>    
Most Popular


About JCN | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | JCN Network (日本語)