BizLink to invest NT3.2 billion in Tainan manufacturing

  • By Chen Cheng-hui / Staff Reporter

Interconnect solution provider BizLink Holding Inc (貿聯控股) has pledged NT$3.2 billion ($107.6 million) to launch new manufacturing facilities in Tainan Technology Industrial Park (台南科技工業區), the Ministry of Economic Affairs announced yesterday.

Service center InvesTaiwan yesterday approved the Silicon Valley-based company’s application to participate in the government’s incentive program, the ministry said.

The announcement came as BizLink customers seek to adjust their global deployment strategies and diversity risks, he said.

Photo courtesy of BizLink Holding Inc.

Founded in 1996, BizLink provides cable assemblies, wire harnesses and high-speed transmission lines for vehicles, information technology products, electrical appliances and industrial appliances, as well as medical equipment, solar and telecommunications. It is the sole supplier of wiring harnesses for Tesla Inc.’s Model 3 electric vehicle battery management systems.

The company plans to establish production lines of high-end automotive and medical products at the Tainan plant, and the investment is expected to create 836 job opportunities, the ministry said.

In addition to meeting environmental building standards in the new factory, BizLink plans to install a rooftop solar power generation system and adopt high-efficiency energy-saving equipment for its manufacturing facilities. , did he declare.

BizLink operates 17 manufacturing sites globally and had about 12,316 employees as of October last year, according to company data.

InvesTaiwan has also approved the plans of three other companies to establish or expand their manufacturing facilities in the country. They are Rising Chemical Co (立新化工), Ziolite Precision Corp (兆磊精密) and Taiwan Head Brewers Brewing Co (臺灣比爾文化), the ministry said.

The four companies are to jointly invest NT$4 billion, he added.

Rising Chemical, the nation’s only publicly traded coatings company, primarily produces nanoscale pigment dispersions for LCD photoresists, nano-color pastes and functional inks.

In order to diversify its product line and comply with environmental safety regulations, the company plans to invest NT$300 million in the construction of a new factory and warehouse on the Southern subsidiary’s campus. Taiwan Science Park (南部科學工業園) in Kaohsiung’s Lujhu District (路竹), the ministry said.

Ziolite Precision, a supplier of CNC milling machine components and mechanical structure covers for industrial equipment, plans to invest NT$200 million to build new factories in Jhunan Township (竹南) of Miaoli County, while Taiwan Head Brewers, which makes craft beer, plans to launch new production lines in New Taipei City’s Sanchong (三重) district, he said.

The “Invest in Taiwan” initiative has so far attracted 1,207 companies to invest more than NT$1.7 trillion in Taiwan, with 20 applications pending review, he said.

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