German-based Leuze To Open First Production Plant in South East Asia

German-based Leuze To Open First Production Plant in South East Asia

World-class optical sensor producer from Germany, Leuze Electronic GmbH + Co KG, will open its first South East Asia production plant in Melaka, Malaysia. The plant is its second facility in Asia after the opening of its first factory in Shenzen, China in 2006. It...
Indian Auto Components Maker Uno Minda to Expand in Thailand

Indian Auto Components Maker Uno Minda to Expand in Thailand

Auto components maker Uno Minda is planning to set up an office in Thailand to cater to the ASEAN market and strengthen relations with local OEMs, which will have the opportunity to sell their products to one of the fastest-growing automotive firms in India. Founded...
Oatly Partners with Yeo’s to Produce Oat Milk in Singapore

Oatly Partners with Yeo’s to Produce Oat Milk in Singapore

Swedish plant-based milk maker Oatly and Singaporean beverage firm Yeo’s are jointly investing USD 22.3 million in equipment and facility to produce oat milk in Singapore. Yeo’s produces a number of well-known drinks brands that are sold across Asia, including...
Shoe Manufacturer Asics to Relocate its Factories to Indonesia

Shoe Manufacturer Asics to Relocate its Factories to Indonesia

Asics, a shoe manufacturer from Japan, plans to move its factories from China to Indonesia. As part of its relocation plan, Asics will build four factories in Java island. Selected regions are Cirebon, West Java; Tegal, Central Java; Pemalang, Central Java. After...
Apple Begins Production of M1 Mac Mini in Malaysia

Apple Begins Production of M1 Mac Mini in Malaysia

Apple has relocated its production facility from China and started to manufacture M1 Mac Mini in Malaysia.  This is part of the company’s bigger plan to decentralize its manufacturing operations, as the world’s tech industry is now looking for alternative...
Apple to Shift More Production to Vietnam

Apple to Shift More Production to Vietnam

Despite the hope that US-China tensions will ease under President Joe Biden, Apple has not slowed down its supply chain diversification process out of China. According to sources of Nikkei Asia Review, the giant tech company is mobilizing suppliers to expand the...
Philippines Aims to Become PPE Manufacturing Hub in Asia

Philippines Aims to Become PPE Manufacturing Hub in Asia

The Philippine government, through its lead investment promotion arm, the Board of Investments (BOI), is wooing Japanese manufacturers to turn the Philippines into their South East Asian hub for personal protective equipment (PPE) production, highlighting the...
VinFast to Manufacture Batteries in Vietnam and Electric Cars in the US

Tesla Looking to Build Car Battery Plant in Indonesia

It has been reported that the government of Indonesia has received an investment proposal from Tesla for a potential car battery plant and energy storage system. Tesla considers Indonesia to be one of its priority investment destinations, considering that the country...
Thailand Eyes Significant Electric Vehicles Expansion by 2030

Thailand Eyes Significant Electric Vehicles Expansion by 2030

To address worsening air pollution, Thailand has set a target for electric vehicles (EVs) to account for 30% of car production by the end of the decade. The 30% target will include cars, motorbikes, and buses. Some of the measures to stimulate the domestic market and...
Rapak Opens Packaging Facility in Thailand

Rapak Opens Packaging Facility in Thailand

DS Smith Rapak Thailand, an arm of UK listed  DS Smith Plastics, has opened a new facility in Chachoengsao, a province in south-central Thailand, east of Bangkok. The new facility, which specializes in liquid bag-in box packaging and filling systems, is located 20...