ANCA Manufacturing Finalizes Rayong Factory Purchase Deal with WHA Group

General Press Releases Tuesday February 13, 2018 10:47
Bangkok--28 Jun--Francom Asia

Shown in photo: Mr. Grant Anderson (center left), Group Chief Executive Officer, ANCA Group and Mr. David Nardone (center right), Group Executive Industrial and International, Hemaraj Land And Development PLC, a subsidiary of WHA Corporation PCL, during the signing ceremony. Also present were Mrs.Yanisa Ninlawong (4th left), General Manager, ANCA Manufacturing Thailand and Mr.Vivat Jiratikarnsakul (4th right), Chief Operating Officer, Industrial and International, Hemaraj Land And Development PLC and other company executives.

WHA Corporation PCL (WHA Group), Thailand's leader in fully-integrated logistics and industrial facilities solutions, has announced the signing of a purchase agreement for a factory located in Rayong province, with ANCA Manufacturing, leading designer and producer of precision tool and cutter grinding machines.

With a floor area of 9,473 square meters, the well-planned factory building was constructed and completed on a 13-rai plot of land. It comes with integrated design features and technical equipment required to operate in the free trade zone, such as electrical overhead cranes, weighing scales and platforms, and a built-in fire protection system.

"ANCA's new manufacturing facility here in Rayong will support our main factory in Australia to answer market demands. We are experiencing unprecedented growth and we needed to increase our manufacturing capacity to achieve the new production forcasts. Asia is a key market for Australia and having a facility based in the region enables us to provide our customers an excellent service and the economic benefit of being in a free trade zone further facilitates company growth."

"We design and manufacture our technology in-house so we can ensure our promise of quality to our customers. This new facility will complement our headquarters in Melbourne Australia with increased capacity to assemble more Computer Numerical Controls (CNC) grinders to the highest quality standard here in Thailand to be exported worldwide," said Mr. Grant Anderson, ANCA Group CEO.

Ms. Jareeporn Jarukornsakul, Group CEO of WHA Corporation Pcl, expressed her delight during the signing ceremony. " I would like to congratulate ANCA for its new manufacturing home in Rayong. ANCA can now begin preparations and planning for another world-class facility that will build hi-tech machines needed by various industries including automotive, aerospace, electronics, and many others. This investment signifies your trust in Thailand and we wish you all the best."

In Thailand, WHA Corporation Pcl controls about 2.2 million square meters in various logistics facilities, including Built-to-Suit facilities (BTS) and multi-tenant warehouse farms. The group plans to reach over 3 million square meters within the next 3-4 years.

About WHA Group

WHA Corporation PCL (WHA Group) is Thailand's leader in fully-integrated logistics and industrial facilities solutions. WHA's operations consist of 4 business areas with an integrated service offering that enables it to provide customers with turn-key solutions:

Logistics – Customers can avail of built-to-suit factories, logistics facilities and distribution centers at all times. This innovative concept was pioneered in the market since 2003 by WHA Corporation Pcl., with more than 2.2 million sq.m. in leasable area under owned and managed assets at 19 strategic locations nationwide to date.

Industrial Development – As a world-class industrial estate developer, WHA offers strong and efficient infrastructure, utilities, industrial clusters and industrial services. Hemaraj Land And Development Plc. has 9+ operating industrial estates covering over 46,000 rai in Rayong, Chonburi and Saraburi, and mostly located in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC).

Utilities and Power – As the sole supplier of water and other utilities infrastructures, WHA Utilities and Power Plc. offers total security to industrial estate customers while enjoying strong partnerships with leading power operators. It supplies approximately 100 mm m3 of water per year and 478 operational equity MW.

Digital Platform – In order to support its customers in their business intelligence operations, WHA Infonite Co., Ltd. actively provides comprehensive data solutions and platforms to leading multi-national and Thai companies.

Website: www.wha-group.com

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