China's First Green Plant Opens in SIP
Plantronics Communication Technology (Suzhou) Co., Ltd. held an opening ceremony in Loufeng Township, SIP, to mark the official commissioning of its new plant and designing center. The workshops of Plantronics are designed in the world's advanced energy-saving structure, and passed the LEED International authentication by US Green Construction Commission as the first such manufacturing enterprise in China. Wang Jinhua, Deputy Secretary of Municipal Party Committee and Secretary of SIP Party Working Committee, attended the opening ceremony.
Plantronics Corporation, established in 1962 in California, USA, is a listed American company specializing in producing all types of bluetooth communication, cable and wireless communication, and other hi-tech household communication products. It is also the first and the largest manufacturer of light communication headsets in the world. Its subsidiaries and branches are spread in over 20 countries and regions across the world.
Plantronics set up its first China manufacturing base in Loufeng Township, SIP, in June 2004 with 35 millilon USD regisgtered capital and a total investment of 100 million USD. The plant covers a land area of 130 mu and 25,000 square meters of constructed area.
Mr. S. Kenneth Kannappan, Global CEO of Plantronics, expressed high appraisal of the investment environment in SIP and Loufeng Townshiop, and pledged to build the Suzhou plant into an exemplary energy-saving and environment-friendly enterprise in China.
Apr. 26, 2006