Fabrinet Invests in Thailand
SAN FRANCISCOFabrinet, an engineering and electromechanical manufacturing services company, has expanded its operations in Thailand in the form of additional manufacturing facilities, equipment and training.
Currently, Fabrinet operates a 232,000-square-foot facility. However, the company has completed a new 115,000-square-foot facility, and it already has plans to turn the new facility into a 340,000-square-foot complex. The new factories will include automated assembly lines for manufacturing optoelectronic components from fiber align through assembly. A full range of testing capabilities will also be available. The facilities will includes such services as design for manufacture, prototyping, product transfer and qualification, process development and optimization, test development, assembly and fulfillment.
Fabrinet also plans to hire and train over 2,500 engineers, operators and technicians to support its manufacturing requirements. Presently, the company already employees 3,200 workers in Thailand.