Visteon Electronics Opens Automotive Electronics Plant in Rayong, Thailand
Visteon Electronics, a business unit of Visteon Corporation (NYSE: VC), today officially launched a new automotive electronics production facility in Rayong, Thailand.
Visteon Automotive Electronics (Thailand) Limited supplies instrument clusters, audio products and multi-function displays to Ford, Mazda, Nissan and Honda, including electronic clusters for motorcycles. The 4,700-square meter (50,600-square foot) site, with provisions for future expansion, on the Hemaraj Industrial Estate consolidates Visteon Electronics' manufacturing in Thailand and employs approximately 190 people.
"The new Rayong facility is a key contributor to Visteon Electronics' continued expansion and growth with vehicle manufacturers in Southeast Asia," said Steve Meszaros, president, Visteon Electronics. "Visteon has extensive local capability in the region which is one of the world's fastest growing automotive markets."
The plant incorporates a class 100k clean room with conductive floors, an injection molding shop, a durability test lab and metrology lab, among other facilities.
The Rayong facility strengthens Visteon Electronics' footprint in Southeast Asia, which includes manufacturing facilities in Chennai, India, and Jakarta, Indonesia; and engineering, software, design and development centers in Chennai and Pune, India. Initially established in 1998 as a combined interiors and