Melett has officially opened its new Manufacturing Facility in China. Over the past two years, Melett has invested heavily in setting up the extensive premises with the latest machinery and technology for turbo parts production. As part of a long term strategy, further significant investment is planned as further product lines will be added to expand the new facility.
Melett 100% own the facility, giving the company the ability to leverage cost benefits to improve competitiveness and gain better control of new product development, quality, production and distribution. ‘We recognise the market price for turbo parts has reduced significantly over recent years; however we were previously unable to react to this as quickly as we would like to,’ says Ian Warhurst, Melett’s Owner and Managing Director. ‘Now our plans of the past few years are coming into play and we are in a position to react to price pressures, speed up the product development processes and be more competitive in the market. Most importantly, we have managed to do this whilst maintaining, and in some areas, actually improving quality as we are now 100% in control of production’.
In addition to the new manufacturing facility, Melett has further expanded its UK operations moving their in-house Core Production department to a new much expanded Production Facility close to their UK Head Office, allowing the company to significantly increase capacity to accommodate their expanding product range and the market demand for high quality core assemblies.