BorgWarner, headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA, has announced it broke ground for a new wholly owned production plant in the Eastern Seaboard Industrial Estate of Rayong, Thailand. The 6,500 m2 facility will produce turbochargers for a wide range of global automakers based in Asia.
“Thailand is a very important manufacturing base for Asian automakers. Our newest production plant is strategically located to serve our customers with localised manufacturing,” stated Frederic Lissalde, President and General Manager, BorgWarner Turbo Systems. “We are very excited to announce the opening of this facility to meet growing demand from our customers.”
BorgWarner executives, government officials and building contractors attended a traditional ceremony to wish prosperity and success for the new facility. Construction is expected to be completed in May 2017.