BMW Group Thailand expands local production network with the opening of BMW Parts Manufacturing Thailand
BMW Group Thailand is set to record yet another historic milestone in Thailand with the announcement of BMW Parts Manufacturing Thailand, a local manufacturing plant for BMW Motorrad parts in Rayong and the fourth company under BMW Group Thailand. From 2023 onwards, BMW Parts Manufacturing Thailand will be supplying components for the assembly of BMW Motorrad vehicles at BMW Group Manufacturing Thailand’s Plant Rayong.
Backed by an investment of 2.35-billion baht, with recently registered as a new legal entity in May 2021 with the registered capital of 560 million baht. The construction of the parts manufacturing plant will start in September 2021 and will complete within September 2022; while production is expected to kick-off in August 2023. BMW Parts Manufacturing Thailand will be located within the same vicinity of BMW Group Manufacturing Plant Thailand in Rayong, spanning across an area of approximately 11,000 square meters. This will allow both companies to optimise operational efficiency and streamline logistic processes. The parts manufacturing plant is also expected to create over 200 total workforce employment, with a production capacity of approximately 50,000 components/parts per year.