KYOCERA Document Solutions to Build Third Plant at Its Vietnam Plant to Increase Production Capacity
Osaka, Japan - June 29, 2018 - Kyocera Document Solutions Inc. (President: Norihiko Ina), one of the world's leading document solutions companies, has announced its decision to build a third plant at Kyocera Document Technology Vietnam Company Limited (hereinafter "Vietnam Plant", led by President Masaru Ueda). This development will lead to an increased production capacity in line with the acceleration of the production of its multifunctional products (MFPs) and printers.
At the new plant, Kyocera will focus on expanding its production system, thereby enhancing the ability to produce parts in-house, and increase logistics efficiency to deal with the production increase of MFPs and printers. Kyocera will also make active use of IoT to collect and a variety of other information sources to visualize the production line operating status in the plant, thereby automating feedback on the collected data that will further improve efficiency.
Rendering of Vietnam Plant (with Plant 3 at the front)
The Vietnam Plant, which started production in October 2012, is the second overseas plant of Kyocera Document Solutions after the Shilong Plant in China. The Vietnam Plant is intended to be a complex serving not only as a manufacturing base for MFPs and printers but also as an R&D facility. For that purpose, the Vietnam Plant relocates its Vietnamese employees to Kyocera Document Solutions R&D Center (Headquarters) as trainees and provide this talented workforce with a working environment where they can fully exert their capabilities. Kyocera will continue to contribute to the stimulation of the Vietnamese economy by increasing the production of its document processing products and support the development of the local community by creating job opportunities.
Overview of Third plant
|Plant Name||KYOCERA Document Technology Vietnam Company Limited Third plant|
|Location||Within the premises of the Plant|
|Total Floor Area||31,948m²（Reinforced Concrete , two-story building）|
|Start of Construction||July 2018|
|Start of Regular Production||July 2019|
|Production Item||MFPs and printer parts manufacturing, toner filling, and distribution warehouse operation|
Overview of whole plant
|Operation||KYOCERA Document Technology Vietnam Company Limited|
|Address||Land lots No. 56A, 56B, 56C, VSIP Haiphong Township, Industrial and Service Park, Dinh Vu - Cat Hai Economic Zone, An Lu commune, Thuy Nguyen District, Hai Phong City, Vietnam|
|Total Site Area||200,446m²|
|Total Floor Space of Buildings||108,564m²（including third plant）|
|Total Greenspace Area||40,088m²（greening ratio：20.0％）|
|Number of Employees||4,354 (as of the end of May 2018)|
|Business Description||Manufacture of MFPs and printers|
|History||October 2012 : Started manufacturing MFPs and printers
April 2013 : Acquired ISO 14001 environmental certification
April 2013 : Started operation of a toner filling line
December 2014 : Started operation of a mold shop
December 2015 : Started operation of a molding shop
April 2019 (plan) : Completion of the third plant
- *VSIP : Vietnam Singapore Industrial Park (an industrial complex development project jointly run by the Vietnamese and Singaporean governments)
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