|By Business Wire||
|June 11, 2014 12:30 AM EDT||
Expanding its international reach and proximity to Korea and other Asian markets, global technology company Laird (LRD: London) today opened a new manufacturing plant near Hanoi – its first in Vietnam -- to better serve manufacturers of smart phones, portable electronics and other devices.
Laird’s state-of-the-art plant in Bac Ninh is one of more than 50 Laird facilities in Asia, Europe and the United States. It began full operations following a festive ceremony led by Laird Chief Executive Officer David Lockwood and attended by employees, regional dignitaries, and journalists.
“This new plant will further strengthen our design and manufacturing capabilities for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), especially those in Korea,” Lockwood said. “It will also complement Laird’s new design center and its newly acquired Model Solution prototype business, both in Seoul, South Korea, and other existing Laird facilities in China and Malaysia.”
Lockwood also said the new plant “underpins Laird’s growth prospects for 2014 and beyond.”
Due to its proximity to Korean OEMs in the Hanoi region, he said the new plant will enable Laird to engage with OEMs more effectively in the design cycle, and help our customers to get their products to market faster.
The Bac Ninh plant will predominantly manufacture precision metals and electronic materials for Laird’s Performance Materials Division, which designs and supplies electromagnetic interference shielding, thermal management solutions, and signal integrity products for the smart phone, transportation, IT/telecoms, medical and consumer industries worldwide.
Laird has more than 9,000 employees worldwide, and has become a global technology leader that provides high-quality components and solutions that protect electronics from electromagnetic interference and heat.
It also designs and supplies a broad range of products, systems and software solutions that enable wireless communication.
Laird operates 14 other facilities throughout Asia, where it conducts research and development, manufacturing, prototyping, engineering, and provides support to customers in the region.
For more information about Laird, please visit http://www.lairdtech.com
Complete Internet of Things (IoT) embedded device security is not just about the device but involves the entire product’s identity, data and control integrity, and services traversing the cloud. A device can no longer be looked at as an island; it is a part of a system. In fact, given the cross-domain interactions enabled by IoT it could be a part of many systems. Also, depending on where the device is deployed, for example, in the office building versus a factory floor or oil field, security ha...
Sep. 28, 2016 08:15 AM EDT Reads: 534
Sep. 28, 2016 08:00 AM EDT Reads: 2,048
Sep. 28, 2016 08:00 AM EDT Reads: 2,407
Sep. 28, 2016 07:45 AM EDT Reads: 2,253
Sep. 28, 2016 07:45 AM EDT Reads: 2,240
Sep. 28, 2016 07:30 AM EDT Reads: 2,901
Sep. 28, 2016 07:30 AM EDT Reads: 2,871
Sep. 28, 2016 07:00 AM EDT Reads: 2,878
Sep. 28, 2016 07:00 AM EDT Reads: 3,359
Sep. 28, 2016 07:00 AM EDT Reads: 2,083
Sep. 28, 2016 07:00 AM EDT Reads: 2,239
Sep. 28, 2016 07:00 AM EDT Reads: 2,257
Sep. 28, 2016 07:00 AM EDT Reads: 2,684
Sep. 28, 2016 07:00 AM EDT Reads: 3,455
Sep. 28, 2016 06:00 AM EDT Reads: 2,625