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Section: Business News - Hitachi Asia is boosting its investment here to position Thailand as its manufacturing base for Asia and the Middle East and a centre for research and development of energy-saving products, The Nation reports.
"Hitachi considers Thailand has more potential for investment, as Hitachi in Thailand has the most plants with 21," Kazuo Karasawa, managing director of Hitachi Asia (Thailand), said yesterday.
"This year Hitachi will expand investment in Thailand by giving importance to production because of its lower labour wages than Singapore. Hitachi will turn to increasing production in Thailand from Singapore to save costs, while also considering …