Category: Manufacturing

Team Norway visits Aibel and Jotun in Laem Chabang






On Wednesday 14 June 2017, the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Thailand together with the Thai-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce, visited Norwegian companies Aibel and Jotun, both based in Laem Chabang. Both companies are cornerstones in the strong and growing economic relationship between Norway and Thailand, says the embassy. The first visit was to Aibel’s engineering offices…

Swedish Ambassador announces opening of H&M in Vietnam






“And now it’s official,” writes Embassy of Sweden in Hanoi on their Facebook on Wednesday 7 June 2017. Swedish clothing giant H&M is finally coming to Vietnam, opening its first store in Ho Chi Minh City. “I’m sure you have heard it by now – Swedish fashion giant H&M is opening stores in Vietnam. Great…

Ambassador Dag Juhlin-Dannfelt visited Monitor ERP System in Penang






In early June Monitor ERP System’s office in Penang, Malaysia, had the pleasure to welcome His Excellency, Dag Juhlin-Dannfelt, Swedish Ambassador of Malaysia. Monitor ERP is a Swedish provider of a market-leading enterprise resource planning system, with fast customer growth in Southeast Asia. The Ambassador also joined for a customer meeting to a local company…

SKF expands production capacity in Malaysia






SKF is investing SEK 45 million (RM22 million) in expanding its spherical roller bearing (SRB) capacity in Nilai, Malaysia. This investment will further improve utilisation of the Group’s manufacturing capacity. This factory expansion and launching of new products namely, Tailored range of spherical roller bearings (SRB) and spherical roller thrust bearings, were launched on 20…

Tetra Pak builds new plant in Rayong, Thailand






Tetra Pak has annouced to build a new plant at its Rayong site in Thailand, dedicated to producing closures for carton packaging. The €24 million investment, which will create around 60 jobs when it opens early in 2018, will be capable of producing more than 3 billion closures every year. With demand for well-designed closures…

Jotun’s growth in Southeast Asia contributes to result






Jotun (Norway), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of paints and powder coatings delivered its second best result ever in 2016, seeing strong results in challenging markets such as Southeast Asia. Led by solid growth in the Decorative Paints and Powder Coatings segments, the company had operating revenue of NOK 15.8 billion and an operating…

Much more than cabinets – Thai-Swedish business celebrates 20






After 20 years in business The Cabinet (equally representing a Hua Hin-based furniture store, a kitchen and interior designer etc.) have achieved more than even those who think they know this firm well could imagine! Quite many years ago when Janeric Hogane introduced The Cabinet he talked of: ‘From bare shell to beer in the…

Swedish business solutions for Thai manufacturing towards Industry 4.0






In November 2016 the Embassy of Sweden in Bangkok and Business Sweden brought a manufacturing delegation of Swedish companies to Thailand for the second year in a row. This included, in connection to the Metalex Fair a seminar on the topic ‘Implementation of industry 4.0 in the Thai Manufacturing industry’, with the purpose to discuss…

Tetra Pak builds new factory in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam






Tetra Pak, the world’s leading food processing and packaging solutions company has announced it will expand it regional manufacturing footprint in the Asia-Pacific with a US$110 million factory in Vietnam. The decision is based on increasing in Thailand as well as the Asia-Pacific and demand for liquid dairy and beverages packed in cartons. Tetra Pak’s…