11 November 2012

Japan's Mori Seiki Opens New Factory in Davis, California

09 November 2012 – Mori Seiki announce the opening of its new premises in Davis California, North America. The opening ceremony was held on 7th November with a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by Dr. Masahiko Mori, President of Mori Seiki Co., Ltd. and a member of Gildemeister AG, its capital and business alliance firm in Germany. 

North American factory is the first overseas manufacturing base of Mori Seiki. It will produce mainly horizontal machining centers for customers in the United States and neighboring countries. It operates similarly to a model of Automation factory with the newest technologies of equipment installed. It will make continuous improvements to offer better products and services by optimizing foreign exchange risk and cost of logistics. 

The North American Factory is located in Davis, California. The total investment is about 5 billion yen and has 200 employees. It will produce horizontal machining center NHX4000, NHX5000 and others, with a capacity of 80 units per month. 

Mori Seiki's head office is in Nagoya City, Japan

Source: Mori Seiki