[photopress:zone__wuhan.jpg,full,alignright]The Wuhan Economic and Technological Development Zone was the site of the official opening of the integrated foundry and machining operation of Wescast Industries (China) located in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China.
The integrated foundry and machining facility was commissioned in the fourth quarter of 2007 and has been operational since the first quarter of 2008.
Wescast, a Canadian company, is currently manufacturing production parts for customers in Asia and is ramping up several new programs destined for markets around the globe.
Susan Gregson, Canadian consul general in Shanghai, said, ‘As China’s vehicle assembly capacity increases, so do the business opportunities for Canadian manufacturers to supply components and modules.’
The facility currently employs approximately 200 employees, which is expected to grow to 600 once full production is achieved.
Wescast Industries. is the world’s leading supplier of cast iron exhaust manifolds for passenger cars and light trucks.
Source: Fox Businesss