SINGAPORE, 23 January 2006 — Aztech Systems Ltd, a global leader in data communication, voice communication, multimedia and contract manufacturing, announced that its new manufacturing facility in Dong Guan, China has commenced full operations.
Aztech has obtained the contractual right to use the land from Dong Guan Shi Chang Ping Jiu Jiang Shui Economic Affairs Cooperative for a term of 50 years, subject to prevailing laws and land policies of the PRC. The construction work began with the groundbreaking ceremony in February 2004. The building was completed in late last year.
Covering a total area of about 464,442 square feet (about the size of 9 football fields), Aztech new manufacturing facility will enable the Group to consolidate all its existing facilities in China under one roof and to expand its production as the manufacturing capacity has since been doubled.
Its modern facilities are world class and vertically integrated including plastic tooling, plastic injection, SMT, BGA, PCBA and box build assemblies. The new plant will enable the company to provide a complete spectrum of high value-added, integrated turnkey manufacturing services including the most advanced assembly technologies to cater to the most sophisticated products. It houses state-of-the art facilities including advanced assembly and test equipment like high-speed SMT lines, through-hole, micro BGA, Chip-on-Board, chip mounters, IC placers, MPM screen printer and X-Ray inspection equipment.
Its manufacturing facilities are also equipped with comprehensive features to ensure its employees are comfortable and enjoy the highest possible quality of life. These include dormitories and executive apartments for its employees, a clinic with modern medical equipment and staff, common dining area and recreational amenities such as library, Internet bar, basketball court, badminton court, table tennis and billiards. There is also a retail mini mart in the factory that provides a wide range of foodstuff and other general merchandise.
Said Mr Michael Mun, CEO & President of Aztech Systems Ltd, “The opening of the new plant represents a milestone for Aztech. We aim to produce high-quality, cost-competitive products here to serve our customers worldwide. The manufacturing floorspace has more than doubled. With a larger manufacturing space, we will be able to install more advanced machinery and to manufacture more sophisticated products for our customers, thereby providing us with a decisive competitive edge in the coming years. Employees are our assets. Our ability to deliver outstanding performance depends on our employees. Ensuring that their welfare is our top priority, hence we have built many facilities catering to their recreational purposes”.