| Wuxi, China
The Muehlbauer Group opens its second Asian production plant in Wuxi, the Jiangsu Province of China to meet accelerating demands in Asia. The 11000 square meter plant will provide engineering support, local production capacity, improved technical training capabilities and a significantly expanded spare stock to the Asian market, especially China where Muehlbauer has established strong, long-term partnerships since the opening of the Sales and Service office in Shanghai ten years ago.
Themed “Integrate The World, Create The Future”, the company celebrated the official opening of the plant on 27th of September, 2014. Invited guests were welcomed to a round tour of the 600 square meters comprehensive showroom equipped with the latest RFID, Semiconductor, Document and Solution machinery and an opportunity to attend an RFID workshop. The event concluded with a bavarian Octoberfest, a german cultural feast to commemorate the occasion.
Muehlbauer’s clients and partners will benefit from this remarkable milestone of the business history through better support and shorter turnaround times. “With this strategic investment in Wuxi we want to thank our valuable customers in China and Asia for our trustful and successful partnership during the last 10 years. Now, we are doing the next steps to further grow the synergies between Germany and China in the Semiconductor-, Smart Identification- and Flexible Solar Technologies. We will do our utmost to continuously improve our local presence with a highly skilled and customer oriented team in Wuxi” states Thomas Betz, Managing Director at Mühlbauer.
Currently, more than 60 highly trained employees are stationed in Wuxi and supporting the Management, Research and Development, Assembly, Sales, Service and Administration divisions. Target is to expand to more than 200 employees during the next years.
Muehlbauer is a global, independent manufacturer of turnkey production solutions for the ID, RFID, and Semiconductor Industry.
With around 2,800 employees and a worldwide sales and service network, Muehlbauer is in particular the leading supplier of production equipment for the smart label and smart card industry and enables clients to manufacture any type of RFID labels, tickets and tags, contact and contactless cards including ID cards and e-passports.