June 05, 2012

Visteon expands electronics plant in China

Visteon Corporation celebrated the expansion of its Yanfeng Visteon Automotive Electronics (YFVE) manufacturing facility in Shanghai, China. The expansion will help the Visteon electronics joint-venture support rapidly growing customer needs.

"The plant
expansion further strengthens our already formidable electronics capability in China," said Steve Meszaros, Visteon Product Group President. "YFVE is one of Visteon’s longest-standing joint-ventures in China. We remain committed to supporting its future growth by bringing global advanced technology and world-class manufacturing management experience and practices."

The expansion more than doubles the size of the plant to approximately 30,000 sq m (323,000 sq ft); the facility now can accommodate up to 1,300 employees. The plant produces a full product range including driver information, audio and infotainment, and center stack controls. The expansion boosts the plant’s yearly capacity by almost 50 per cent and allows it to incorporate more world-class manufacturing equipment and processes for improved operational efficiency.

"The expansion of our Shanghai plant enhances our capabilities to better serve our customers with the highest quality products," said Decio Mendao, General Manager of YFVE. "It truly demonstrates our commitment to continuously deliver exceptional value."


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