Taiwanese electronics firms express interest in Sri City, may follow Foxconn

V. Rishi Kumar Hyderabad | Updated on January 23, 2018 Published on August 11, 2015

A Taiwanese delegation of electronics industries toured Sri City industrial hub on Monday and expressed interest in setting up a manufacturing enclave.

The team of over 20 members headed by Francis Tsai, Chairman, India Economic & Trade Committee of Taiwan Electrical and Electronic Manufactures' Association (TEEMA) and Vice Chairman, GETAC Technology Corporation visited Sri City on Monday.

The visit assumes importance in the backdrop of Taiwanese major Foxconn setting up a base for mobile phone manufacturing and rolling out India made Xiaomi phones.

Kim Y C, Tsai, Chairman & CEO, Mobiletron Electronics Co., Ltd. and Director, TEEMA, and Samuel Kuo, President, Tyohm Electronic Works Co. Ltd., Director, TEEMA were part of the delegation which had the complete spectrum of manufacturers.

Francis Tsai said, “All our members expressed satisfaction over the facilities available in the EMC and are impressed with the prevailing investment friendly climate. They are keen to set up production units here.”

Satish Kamat, President, Sri City Operations outlined the features in the electronic manufacturing cluster (EMC) proposed at Sri City.

The Central Government had accorded in-principle nod for an EMC in Sri City. Various electronic manufacturing companies from India and other countries are showing interest in setting up their units there. The Andhra Pradesh policy supporting electronic industries is also seen to attract electronic manufacturers into the State.

Electronic Industries Association of India (ELCINA) had already signed an agreement with Sri City for setting up an Electronic System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) units here earlier.

Published on August 11, 2015
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