March 23, 17
(IDEX On-line) – Jewellery big Pandora has formally opened its new, extremely modernized and inexperienced crafting facility in Lamphun close to Chiang Mai in Northern Thailand as a part of the agency’s long run growth-strategy.
The brand new facility is the primary in a line of strategic initiatives in Pandora’s efforts to fulfill rising demand. The power is situated in Lamphun near Chiang Mai, 800 km north of Bangkok and Pandora’s essential manufacturing web site so as, it mentioned, to maximise stability and decrease dangers.
“The location in Lamphun is just the primary in a line of strategic initiatives,” mentioned President and CEO Anders Colding Friis. “Over the subsequent years, we are going to develop manufacturing capability at our present web site in Bangkok additional, investing a complete of DKK 1.eight billion ($260 million) within the interval 2015 to 2019. With our devoted and expert craftspeople in Thailand, situated in Bangkok and now Lamphun, we’re very nicely suited to fulfill future calls for from our shoppers.”
The brand new facility, which is able to ultimately make use of as much as 5,000 folks, is introducing new methods of mixing effectiveness with the craftsmanship developed by the corporate’s founder. “This allows Pandora to extend effectiveness and higher management manufacturing prices with out compromising high quality and the hand-finished uniqueness of every piece of jewellery. Because of its revolutionary design, the brand new facility is ready to facilitate an much more advanced manufacturing setup, enabling Pandora to pursue its technique to develop its product vary and on the similar time enhance lead time, that means the time wanted within the course of from receiving the order and to the ultimate piece of jewellery leaves the crafting facility.”
Pandora mentioned that because of the structure and design of the positioning, the brand new manufacturing plant gives a few of the greatest working circumstances and most fashionable manufacturing amenities of its form in Asia. Having achieved the LEED certificates (Management in Power and Environmental Design), the brand new facility meets the very best calls for concerning CSR and sustainability, it mentioned. The excessive requirements within the new facility not solely imply vital cost- and vitality financial savings, additionally they make sure that Pandora can totally meet future calls for for sustainability from shoppers everywhere in the world.