Chinese manufacturer Hisense opens new Home Appliances Industrial Park in Atlantis, Western Cape, South Africa
QINGDAO, China, June 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — On June 6th, Hisense officially opened its new Home Appliances Industrial Park in Atlantis, a town in Western Cape, South Africa. The 100,000-square-meter industrial park located 40 kilometers from the port of Cape Town is the most important electronics and home appliance production base in South Africa. As a joint project between Hisense and the China-Africa Development Fund, the new park will have an annual production capacity of 400,000 TVs and 400,000 refrigerators. The base is designed for producing energy-saving refrigerators, Smart 3D HDTVs, and other high-end and eco-friendly products for the South African market as well as more than 30 countries across sub-Saharan Africa, including Angola, Ghana, and Congo. The new base is expected to create about 600 direct jobs and an estimated 2,000 indirect opportunities in the supporting parts and logistics sectors.
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