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120 -meter tunnel kiln, glazed robot, automatic transportation line ... TOTO Vietnam New Factory is officially put into production

2023-02-11 08:53:43 218

Recently, TOTO Vietnam Fourth Factory held a opening ceremony and officially put into production. The new plant mainly produces ceramic toilet and water tanks, supplied to Vietnam, Asian countries, and US markets. It is the eighth sanitary ceramic factory built by TOTO in the past decade. In addition to TOTO, many bathroom companies have recently accelerated the layout of overseas production systems. Well -known companies such as Treasure and Lejia have related actions.




TOTO Vietnam Fourth Factory is officially put into production

According to the announcement issued by TOTO on July 8, on July 4, TOTO Vietnamese branch held a opening ceremony for the Fourth Fourth Fourth Plant in Vietnam. At present, TOTO has four factories in Vietnam, of which the first factories and the second factories are located in Hanoi in the capital; the third factory and the fourth factory put into production are located in Xing'an Province, neighboring provinces in Hanoi.
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TOTO Vietnam Fourth Factory (left behind)

TOTO said that the Fourth Fourth Factory in Vietnam is set up to meet the global growing sanitary ceramics needs. The total investment amount is about 13.4 billion yen (about RMB 658 million), covering an area of about 240,000 square meters (including the third factory) Essence The new factory mainly produces sanitary ceramics such as conjoined toilet, split -type toilet, and water tank. The annual production capacity reaches 1 million pieces. It will not only meet the needs of the Vietnamese market, but also supply global markets including Asia and the United States.

TOTO released the internal photos of the fourth factory in the announcement. According to reports, the factory is equipped with two tunnel kiln with high energy -saving and high burns. Each is about 120 meters long and the firing temperature is up to 1200 degrees Celsius. The factory is also equipped with automated equipment such as glazing robots and automatic transportation lines, and introduces advanced product recognition systems. The QR code sprayed on each product can withstand 2 high -temperature firing processes.
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It is understood that TOTO established Toto Vietnam in Vietnam as early as 2002, and two years later, Vietnam's first factory was officially put into production. After nearly 20 years of development, TOTO currently has 4 factories in Vietnam and has about 4,600 employees. According to TOTO, another new plant in Vietnam will also be put into operation in 2024. The new plant is located in Pingfu Province, and will mainly produce leading hardware products.
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Data show that TOTO's sales in Vietnam have been stable in recent years. After the fiscal year in fiscal 2019 exceeded the 40 million shields (approximately RMB 1.200 billion), the 2020 and 2021 fiscal year averaged more than 420 billion yuan. Among them, the 2021 fiscal year was still a severe rebound in Vietnam. The profit decreased significantly by 65%. However, as TOTO construction fourth factory is not only for the Vietnamese market, but in recent years, the products of Vietnamese factories have also exported a lot of overseas markets. Taking the fiscal year 2021 as an example, TOTO's sales in Vietnam this year were 4244 billion shields (approximately RMB 1.273 billion), of which foreign customers' sales reached 1439 billion shields (approximately RMB 432 million), accounting for over 30 % Essence.

Head health enterprises accelerate the construction of overseas production system

In addition to TOTO, many bathroom companies have recently accelerated the layout of overseas production systems. Well -known enterprises such as Treasure and Lejia have related actions. These companies' investment places include India, Turkey and other countries such as Asia or Asia and Europe.

In June of this year, only Treasure announced that it would gradually shut down the ceramic factory in the Merzig region (Merzig) in Salzhi, Germany, and transferred the production line to the factory of Turkish ECZACIBASI in the country. Holding enterprise. Treasure said that the reason for transferring the production capacity of the Merzig factory to Turkey is that the cost of energy, transportation, packaging, and raw materials is high, and German wages are also high. Due to the transfer of production capacity, there are about 200 affected employees in the Merzig factory. In terms of Treasure, it will be said that solutions will be issued to allow these employees to find new jobs as soon as possible.
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Weibao Merzig Ceramics Factory

Also in June, Lejia announced that it would invest 500 million rupees (about RMB 42 million) in India for expansion, and plans to build a new factory in India from 2014 to 2015. Like TOTO's new Vietnamese factory, the new Indian factory of Lejia India not only ships the Indian local market, but also exports to Australia and other markets that previously served by Chinese factories. The current annual sales of Lejia in India is about 20 billion rupees (approximately RMB 1.692 billion), and it is expected that post -production sales can exceed 40 billion rupees (approximately RMB 3.384 billion).

Not only foreign companies, but domestic bathroom companies have also been willing to invest in emerging markets in recent years. In May of this year, Tang Tae -ying, chairman of the Seagull Housing Workers, stated in an online exchange with investors that in 2022, Seagull Housing Workers will focus on promoting the expansion of two production bases in Vietnam. At present, the seagulls have two major production bases in Vietnam and Datong Nai.

Judging from the actions of various sanitary companies, there are two main considerations in the construction of factories around the country. On the one hand, due to the increasing cost of raw materials, energy, and employment, bathroom companies can reduce production costs by building factories at low economic levels. On the other hand, many enterprises have chosen to invest in the construction of factories in emerging countries through market factors, and adopt the operating model of the "front shop and rear factory" to reduce transportation costs and increase supply speed. , Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia and other countries have attracted foreign investment.