News reports revealed that Great Wall Motor is preparing to open the first Smart Factory in the ASEAN region in Thailand in Rayong province. That comes with cutting-edge production technology coupled with standardized safety systems under the concept of “Smart, Safe and Environmentally Friendly” (Intelligence, Safety and Green) as well as reinforcing confidence in the production and delivery of quality cars. Thai consumers will soon experience.
Under the implementation of the Globalization Strategy Great Wall Motors started operating in Thailand since mid-2020 and has continued to move. In the production part, Great Wall Motor has come in to improve and upgrade the system of the Rayong plant. Since November 2020, with the introduction of state-of-the-art machinery and innovations such as Powertrain Technologies, AI (Artificial Intelligence) innovations and manufacturing automation technologies with robotic technology from China.
Including skill development expertise and the ability to produce new forms for Thai personnel to be able to operate with full potential and efficiency to upgrade and develop the Rayong factory to be a “Smart Factory” according to the factory standards of Great Wall Motors around the world completely.
In just 7 months, Great Wall Motor is ready to open the first fully-equipped smart factory in the Asian region in Thailand. An official inauguration ceremony will be held on June 9, 2021 at the Great Wall Motor Plant in Rayong to announce the readiness of the production line with world-class standards that can support the process full of advanced technology high in production of cars ready to be delivered to Thai consumers
Great Wall Motor’s factory in Rayong, It will have a full capacity capacity of 80,000 vehicles per year and will be the main production base for right-hand drive vehicles in the region. It will have a proportion of production and export at 60:40, i.e. 60% will be sold domestically and 40% will be exported to right-hand drive countries.
Today, Great Wall Motors has a total of 12 full-service manufacturing plants around the world, including a plant in Rayong ,Thailand and has 5 KD (Knock Down) factories outside of China. Each factory has a production capacity. Different technologies and prominences to support the production of automobiles of different types and regions, for example, a smart factory in Chongqing, China will have intelligent robots working on welding and painting. Focus on the production of pickup trucks P Series and HAVAL.
A smart factory in Taizhou, where a smart park is established, connects a comprehensively coordinated intelligent information system from research, production, procurement, marketing, human resources, finance, and is used as a vehicle manufacturing base mainyl for ORA Good Cat.
In addition to establishing production bases in key regions around the world, Great Wall Motors also has a network of more than 10 R&D centers in seven countries around the world. To find and develop new automotive technology to be applied to the production of cars that are modern, safe and environmentally friendly, ready to better meet the needs of consumers.
As a “Global Mobility Technology Company”, Great Wall Motors continues to improve the quality of its vehicles. Both in terms of building a standardized production factory,developing skills and expertise of the team as well as investments in research and the opening of this Smart Factory in Rayong will be another important step for Great Wall Motor Thailand in helping to raise the overall economy. Increasing the employment rate for Thai people as well as bringing the automotive industry, especially electric vehicles (xEV) in Thailand, to the international level.
About Great Wall Motors
Great Wall Motor (GWM) is a global manufacturer of SUVs and pickup trucks.
It was listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in 2003 and the Shanghai Stock Exchange in 2011. It has more than 80 owned subsidiaries and employs more than 70,000 people. Today, Great Wall Motors sells more than one million vehicles annually. for five years in a row In addition to China, Great Wall Motor also delivers quality vehicles to more than 60 countries and regions. and has a network in more than 500 foreign countries as well
About Auto Factory, Rayong Province
February17, 2020 Great Wall Motors and General Motors Join the announcement about Great Wall Motor’s acquisition of General Motors’ automotive plant in Rayong, Thailand.
This auto factory in the east coast industrial area Southern part of Rayong province about 200 kilometers from Bangkok.