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FCS breaks ground on new factory in China

Taiwanese machine maker Fu Chun Shin (FCS) Group recently held a groundbreaking ceremony in Hangzhou Bay New District, Ningbo, China, its fifth production base worldwide for injection moulding machines, after the Indian plant.

With an investment of US$40 million, the plant occupies an area of about 66,690 sq m and will have an output of 2,000 special injection machines/year. It will mainly produce large two-platen moulding machines with a clamping force of more than 500 tonnes, large twocolour moulding machines, and large horizontal opposite moulding machines. The annual output value is estimated to be RMB600 million. The construction is expected to be completed in 2022, and will officially start up in January 2023.

FCS breaks ground on new factory in China

FCS adds that the new plant is “expected to greatly enhance the R&D and production capabilities, as well as the core competitiveness among the industry, which is a new milestone in the development history of the group”.

FCS Group was established in 1974 in Tainan, Taiwan. It is currently the largest injection moulding machine manufacturer in Taiwan, and the first and only publicly listed company in Taiwan’s injection machine industry. It has also been rated as one of the Top 10 enterprises in China’s injection moulding machine industry for years.

The group has 900 employees, total assets of RMB1.28 billion, and annual revenue of approximately RMB770 million.

In addition to its Taiwan headquarters, FCS has four injection machine production bases in Dongguan (1994), Ningbo Jiangbei (2001), India (2019), and Ningbo Hangzhou Bay.


(IMA)


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