Bosch opens up B3.2bn Thailand plant

Bosch opens up B3.2bn Thailand plant

The Thai unit of German car parts maker and industrial services firm Robert Bosch Ltd has opened its third manufacturing plant in Rayong province, an investment worth 3.2 billion baht.

The plant spans 10,000 square metres at Hemaraj Eastern Seaboard Industrial Estate, some 130 kilometres east of Bangkok, said Stefan Seiberth, president of gasoline systems at Robert Bosch.

"The plant will produce a diverse range of mobility solution products and technologies such as components for gasoline and diesel engines, electric and compressed natural gas drives and fuel cells for the local and global market," said Mr Seiberth.

He said the expansion and development would help increase competitiveness through advanced manufacturing facilities, including Industry 4.0 from Bosch.

The new facility consists of fuel injector lines for passenger cars, motorcycles, scooters and powersport vehicles like boats and snowmobiles.

There is also a connector production line, spanning the process of manufacturing plastic granulate for related parts to the inspection of the finished product, complete with its own tool shop, on top of a knock sensor production line.

Mr Seiberth said Bosch will be a lead player in the provision of Industry 4.0 solutions and innovations, having applied this technology to connected manufacturing.

The company also makes auto components at its facility in Amata City Industrial Estate in Rayong and produces packaging machinery and hydraulic equipment at its plant in Amata Nakorn Industrial Estate.

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