Terumo BCT's New Factory in South Vietnam
Terumo BCT, global leader in blood component, therapeutic apheresis and cellular technologies, opened its new manufacturing in Dong Nai.
The $100 million manufacturing facility supports the expansion of Terumo BCT’s business globally. The manufacturing operations begin in early 2015, the new manufacturing facility will provide increased production capacity.
According to Terumo BCT, the factory in Vietnam will produce whole blood bags and disposables for automated collections. Once fully staffed, the building is expected to accommodate more than 900 new associates.
Terumo BCT is a global medical device manufacturer headquartered in Lakewood, Colorado. With the opening of the Vietnam facility Terumo BCT products will be manufactured in seven countries, including Belgium, China, India, Japan, Northern Ireland, the US and Vietnam.
“This completion of this manufacturing facility represents a continued commitment to our customers on every continent, by providing global capacity and advancing manufacturing techniques that will be used in Vietnam to increase product speed to market and enhance our ability to meet customers’ needs,” said Craig Rinehardt, executive vice president, global operations, Terumo BCT.
Yutaro Shintaku, president and representative director at Terumo Corporation, said Terumo BCT’s new Vietnam facility was the most recent example of how Terumo Corporation was investing in its capabilities globally.
“We are optimistic about the opportunities this new facility provides for us to participate in the region’s growth and live our mission of contributing to society through healthcare,” he said.
Source from Vietnam Investment Review
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