- October 02, 2012
PAWCATUCK, CT | Davis-Standard reports its new manufacturing facility in Suzhou, China, is officially open for business. Said to represent the company’s commitment to fully support customers throughout the Asia-Pacific region, the facility’s management team and plant operators are in place with construction inside the building nearing completion. According to Davis-Standard’s CEO Bob Preston, the project was executed flawlessly and in record time.
“I’ve worked in China for 12 years, so I can confidently say this was a benchmark project,” says Preston. “…The outstanding coordination between our Asia-Pacific and US teams as well as the Chinese government made this possible.”
Davis-Standard, supplier of converting and extrusion systems, says the new facility will support sales, technical support, equipment production, aftermarket and service programs, and start-up operations. It will also feature research and development equipment for customer trials.
“Fred Pereira, our president of Asia-Pacific, is doing an excellent job of aggressively expanding our regional…capabilities focused on customer care,” adds Preston. “…We have the utmost confidence in Fred and his staff as they establish this location and spearhead our growth in the region.”