Guangzhou, China - Jonathan Ching, managing director of Wittmann Battenfeld (Shanghai), told PlasticsToday that the company's Kunshan plant has a planned expansion for electric IMM production in 2014.
"China is a huge manufacturing market and we want to be close to our customers," Ching said at Chinaplas 2013. "In my personal opinion, it's still growing here."
Asia represents about 15% of Wittmann Battenfeld global business revenue, and the company said that number is increasing yearly.
Wittmann Battenfeld China has seven sales and service offices, with the latest office expansion in Changchun and Chengdu. Wittmann Robot (Kunshan) Co. Ltd., is located outside of Shanghai and is the only location for Wittmann Battenfeld manufacturing of all product lines for robots and auxiliaries....