NEGOMBO, SRI LANKA – GPV broke ground on a new manufacturing plant in Sri Lanka, according to reports.
The site will add 11,300 sq. m. of production space to its current operations once completed in the first quarter of 2023.
The electronics manufacturer previous put the plan on hold because of Covid-19.
“Our new factory will be a state-of-the art facility fitted for electronics manufacturing with room to grow, as well as room to develop cable harness manufacturing. Our many employees also look forward to the upgraded functionality,” said Chandana Dissanayake, managing director, Sri Lanka.
“A strong presence on the Asian continent is important for us, as well as for our globally oriented customers,” said GPV CEO Bo Lybæk. “GPV Electronics in Sri Lanka is fully certified within ISO 9001/14001/45001, and from here, we provide technology services, with special focus on our Swiss and German customers. The expansion in Sri Lanka is the first step in our master plan to expand and thereby also make room for our continued growth. I am very proud of what we have accomplished due to our highly skilled people and the good and trustful partnerships with our valued customers.”