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New Kinpo Group (NKG), a leading global electronic manufacturing services (EMS) and original design manufacturing (ODM) company, has set up a new factory in Petchaburi, Thailand, which will manufacture printing image products to meet rising global demand.
NKG is investing throughout Southeast Asia in order to offer customers greater flexibility, lower costs, faster delivery times and world-class product quality. This is NKG's ninth factory in Thailand and 18th in Southeast Asia. With manufacturing sites located strategically throughout the world—including not only Southeast Asia, Thailand, the Philippines, and Malaysia, but also the United States, Brazil and Mexico—and a vertically integrated model, NKG is able to achieve lower manufacturing costs and greater efficiencies than other global EMS/ODM companies.
"China's labor cost and shortage combined with global shipping expenses have made it crucial to look for more effective production sites," said Simon Shen, CEO of New Kinpo Group. "The center of gravity is shifting to Southeast Asia, where NKG has a unique advantage, having been in this region for more than 24 years. We have 580 assembly lines, 29 product categories and more than 25,000 factory workers in Southeast Asia. This new factory is representative of NKG's capabilities for producing the world's most in-demand products."
Employing more than 7500 operators and other office workers, the new factory will run 20 assembly lines. NKG's highly-automated, vertically-integrated factories greatly reduce cycle time and labor costs while improving product quality, production output and efficiency.
The new factory is environmentally-friendly, with green walls, water conservation and recycling, biodiversity for plants on site, and natural and LED lighting.
NKG's EMS and ODM business spans multiple product lines, including storage, printers, NAS, wireless and broadband, digital home, consumer electronics, wearables, 3D printing, robotics, power management and smart grid, industrial, automotive, security, medical/healthcare and emerging technologies. NKG's focus and orientation on products have propelled the company to be the world's leading manufacturer of wireless routers, TV set top boxes, printers and hard disks drives.