EEC Management Committee Officially Approves 9 Hemaraj Industrial Estates as Special Industrial Zones

General Press Releases Friday May 11, 2018 15:16
Bangkok--28 Jun--Francom Asia

WHA Corporation PCL (WHA Group), Thailand's leader in fully-integrated logistics and industrial facilities solutions, is pleased to announce that the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) Management Committee, has officially approved another 8 Hemaraj industrial estates, in addition to Hemaraj Eastern Seaboard Industrial Estate 4 (HESIE 4), which was approved in November last year, as EEC industrial promotion zones. The 9 Hemaraj industrial estates that have received approval now cover a total of 34,434 rai.in the EEC.

The Hemaraj Industrial Estates that received EEC approval are:
  • Hemaraj Chonburi Industrial Estate (HCIE 1)
  • Hemaraj Chonburi Industrial Estate 2 (HCIE 2)
  • Eastern Seaboard Industrial Estate (Rayong) (ESIE)
  • Hemaraj Eastern Seaboard Industrial Estate (HESIE)
  • Hemaraj Eastern Seaboard Industrial Estate 2 (HESIE 2)
  • Hemaraj Eastern Seaboard Industrial Estate 4 (HESIE 4) – approved in November 2017
  • Hemaraj Eastern Industrial Estate (Map Ta Phut) (HEIE)
  • Hemaraj Eastern Seaboard Industrial Estate 3 (HESIE 3)
  • Hemaraj Rayong 36 Industrial Estate

These 9 Hemaraj industrial estates will play an instrumental role in the development of the project's 10 targeted S-Curve industries, in particular Aviation & Logistics, Next-generation Automotive, Automation & Robotics, Smart Electronics, Biofuels and Biochemicals, and Digital.

"Since the EEC initiative was launched by the government, WHA Group has always given its full support, so we are delighted that our 9 industrial estates are now officially part of it," declared Ms. Jareeporn Jarukornsakul, WHA Chairman and Group Chief Executive Officer. "It will reinforce our continued commitment to play an active role in the development of the 10 targeted industries for the benefit of all stakeholders and the country," she added.

Mr. David Nardone, Group Executive Industrial and International, WHA Industrial Development said: "This will be an excellent opportunity to encourage a skilled workforce for higher-wage jobs. The openings in the 10 target industries will boost productivity and make our industrial environment more global."

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 in logistics, Industrial Development, Utilities & Power and Digital Platform 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 Industrial Development (WHA ID) offers strong and efficient infrastructure, utilities, industrial clusters and industrial services. WHA ID has 9+ operating industrial estates covering over 46,000 rai (7,400 hectares) with over 720 global customers, 1,088 land or factory contracts and $30.5 billion investment 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 113 mm m3 of water per year and 510.5 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 www.wha-industrialestate.com

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