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Fuel injector manufacturer L'Orange to set up Ningbo plant

Fuel injector manufacturer L'Orange to set up Ningbo plant
High-pressure fuel injector specialist L’Orange is setting up its first production plant outside Germany in Ningbo, China.

L’Orange is planning to open the facility next year in an existing building in the German Industrial Park in Ningbo.

Production is planned to start in the third quarter of 2014 within an initial workforce of 10, which the company plans to expand to 40 at a later stage.

 “A frequent request from customers has primarily been for us to expand our local services. We are pleased to be able to do just that with this new facility in Ningbo,“ said Ralph-Michael Schmidt, managing director of L’Orange.

The aim is expand the company’s market share in the Asian region. “The high-quality components that are to be assembled now in our first production facility abroad will be the basis for achieving a high market share in Asia,“ he said at Marintec China 2013.