(Bangkok, Thailand) February 9, 2015 – Boshoku Automotive(Thailand) Co., Ltd. (President: Yoshitsugu Tanaka), held a grand opening ceremony on February 9 to celebrate the production start of automobile interior components at the Eastern Seaboard, Rayong province.
About 80 people attended at the ceremony including the Rayong Provincial Governor Mr. Somsak Suwansujarit, theActing Secretary General of the Board of Investment of Thailand Mrs. Hirunya Suchinai, the Governor of the Industrial Estate of Authority of Thailand Mr. Verapong Chaipermand many other dignitaries.
Boshoku Automotive (Thailand) is established as a new subsidiary of Toyota Boshoku Asia Co., Ltd. in November 2013 as the ninth group company in Thailand.It started production of automobile interior components such as seat covers, silencers, package trays and luggage mats in the latter half of 2014.
“We have just started production, but we aim to grow as a company loved by local people, by contributing to local communities including job creation in Rayong Province, through manufacture of high quality products”, said President ofBoshokuAutomotive (Thailand) Yoshitsugu Tanaka.
“The reason of establishmentis to build an optimal supply system that will best meet the needs of nearby automotive manufacturers, in a quick and efficient manner. Through dedicated human resource development, Boshoku Automotive (Thailand) will pursue the manufacturing of high quality products, products that will meet and even exceed our customers’ expectations, thereby also contributing to the development of the region and the well-being of its people”, said the President of Toyota Boshoku Corporation Dr. Shuhei Toyoda.
The morning ceremony started from Thai merit followed with traditional shows. President Tanaka, as a representative of Boshoku Automotive (Thailand) gave donations to two local schools and a hospital in Rayong province, regarding to their support to the ceremony.
Toyota Boshoku Asia group, together with Boshoku Automotive (Thailand) aim to produce product that is suited to Asia and Oceania region and contribute to the society by delivering high quality products at affordable prices.