Sun Expands Operations in Asia-Pacific
In response to rapidly increasing demand for our products in the Asia-Pacific region and a desire to expand our capabilities globally, Sun Hydraulics is investing in new, expanded facilities in Korea and China.
Wolfgang Dangel, CEO of Sun Hydraulics, said in a recent press release, “Driven by faster-than-expected growth, we are accelerating our capital expenditure activities for 2017 in accordance with our strategy. Our Vision 2025 for the Asia-Pacific region has us manufacturing product locally to serve customers in that growing market."
Sun breaks ground on a new factory in Incheon, Korea
This summer, Sun Hydraulics broke ground on a new 50,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Incheon to meet the increasing demand for our valves, manifolds and integrated packages. When completed, the manufacturing, engineering and sales location will serve South Korea, China, Japan, Australia and Southeast Asia.
In addition to the expanded manufacturing capabilities, Sun Hydraulics is adding engineering and technical applications personnel to support this growth in the region. The new Incheon facility is scheduled to open in late 2018.
Sun & Enovation Controls open joint engineering & sales support office in Shanghai
In Shanghai, China, Sun Hydraulics recently opened the first joint engineering and sales offices between Sun Hydraulics and Enovation Controls. The new larger offices will support the expansion of the company's sales in China in the coming years and will enable the two teams to more easily collaborate on projects to integrate Enovation Controls' Murphy brand displays and instrumentation with Sun Hydraulics' electro-hydraulic valves and integrated packages.
In addition to our three plants in Sarasota, Florida, and our operations in Asia-Pacific, Sun Hydraulics has manufacturing locations in Coventry, UK, and Erkelenz, Germany. Sun also has engineering and sales support teams in India and South America and an extensive network of authorized distributors throughout the world.
Enovation Controls also has manufacturing and engineering facilities in Tulsa, Oklahoma; San Antonio, Texas; Salisbury, UK; and engineering and sales support in Shanghai, as mentioned above, and India. For more information about Enovation Controls’ products, please visit their website: www.enovationcontrols.com.