Schaeffler plant in Vietnam starts production

 

Schaeffler plant in Vietnam has successfully started production for machined needle roller bearings in March 2020, in line with the localisation plan in Asia Pacific. With this addition to the production portfolio, Schaeffler is able to cater to the increasing demands in the region as well as globally, ensuring business continuity for our customers worldwide.

It is also the first plant in South East Asia to apply the latest Industry 4.0 solutions developed by Schaeffler.

Schaeffler Bien Hoa Plant in Vietnam

Located at the Amata Industrial Zone in Bien Hoa City, about 50 km from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam plant produces industrial bearings and components for a wide range of applications, such as Tapered Roller Bearings (TRB), Radial Insert Ball Bearings (RIBB), including the extended range, Steering Column Bearings (SCB) as well as the flagship product of Schaeffler Group – Needle Roller Bearings (NRB), in South East Asia.

It is the very first location in South East Asia where Schaeffler invested to build local manufacturing capacity. It was further expanded from the previous facility,  to total building area of 25,000sqm for phase 1 expansion, developed on a modular concept, in 2019. The plant is equipped with advanced production machinery and technologies in line with Schaeffler’s commitment to maintain consistent quality standards worldwide. It is also the first plant in South East Asia to apply the latest Industry 4.0 solutions developed by Schaeffler. There are 70 Schaeffler condition monitoring devices – SmartCheck – installed at key positions inside the plant.