21 March 2013

Nikon Corporation establishes new factory in Laos

21 March 2013 - Nikon Corporation has established a new factory in Laos to reinforce its digital SLR camera manufacturing organization and reduce costs. Operations are scheduled to commence in October 2013 and it plans to hire approximately 800 employees. 

Entry-level and mid-class digital SLR cameras, and some interchangeable lenses are manufactured by Nikon (Thailand) Co., Ltd. in the Ayutthaya province of Thailand. With the establishment of this new factory in Laos, a part of the production for digital SLR cameras which are completed as final products at Nikon (Thailand) will be done in Laos

Source: Nikon