With the opening ceremony held on May 29th, 2014, Ogura’s third plant in China, Ogura Changxing commenced its operation.
The plant is located in Changxing County in Zhejiang Province (about 100miles west of Shanghai). The site are is 23,738 m^2 (25,5514 ft^2), and the total floor space is 6,438 m^2 (69,298 ft^2). The number of employees is 79, including Japanese staff of 6.
Initially it is going to produce industrial products, such as elevator brakes, servo motor brakes and brakes for industrial motors, but automotive air conditioning clutches will be added to its product line later this year.
This is the first time for Ogura to make industrial products and automotive air conditioning clutches at the same plant.