QINGDAO, China (Sept. 30, 2009)—Trelleborg A.B. has opened its fifth wholly owned factory in China, to manufacture products for infrastructure projects including fender systems for harbors and dredging hoses.
The facility, part of the Trelleborg Engineered Systems division, is located in Qingdao on the east coast of China and initially will have approximately 100 employees.
Trelleborg has five production sites in China, two in the Shanghai area, two in the Wuxi area and one in Qingdao. In addition, there is a development unit in Shanghai and several marketing offices to effectively cultivate the local markets.
“Further investments to increase presence are in the pipeline,” said, Peter Nilsson, Trelleborg president and CEO.