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News Automotive Manufacturing General
February 18, 2020  

GM plans to pull out of Australia, New Zealand and Thailand

Detroit automaker wants to focus on markets where it can drive strong returns, making the same moves in Japan, Russia and Europe.

News Food & Beverage General
June 6, 2019  

Tim Hortons announces plans to expand to Thailand as RBI pushes global growth

Coffee-and-doughnut chain says it has signed an agreement with WeEat Company to develop the brand in the Southeast Asian country.

News Automotive Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations General Operations Production
July 6, 2016  

Toyota cuts 800 jobs in Thailand

Japanese automaker blames declining sales for the layoffs.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General Operations Production
November 24, 2015  

Nestle admits Thai seafood suppliers abuse workers

The food giant launched an internal investigation in 2014 after reports tied brutal and unregulated working conditions to its brands.

News Electronics Manufacturing General Operations Production Technology
July 29, 2015  

Taiwan, Thailand join deal to end tariffs on over 200 tech products

Annual trade in the 201 products covered by the deal is valued at over $1.3 trillion.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
February 25, 2015  

Thailand’s seafood industry plagued by pirates, slavery

Overfishing and illegal, undocumented trawlers have ravaged marine ecosystems.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Technology
November 18, 2013  

Thailand cuts growth forecast on sluggish exports, auto production

Southeast Asia’s second-largest economy is likely to grow 3% this year instead of 3.8-4.3% predicted in August.

News Manufacturing Business Operations
November 7, 2013  

Condom maker Karex surges 32% in trading debut

Looking to expand share of global market, which is expected to grow 7.5% annually.

News Automotive Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Technology
July 5, 2013  

Mazda starts construction on $272M Thai transmission plant

Plant is expected to employ more than 500 people when it goes online in early 2016

News Automotive Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations Operations Production Technology
November 2, 2012  

Nissan invests $358 million in Thailand plant

New facility will add 150,000 units to automaker’s existing capacity in south Asian country.

News Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Technology
August 3, 2012  

Toyota raises global sales target to 9.76M vehicles

Top automaker proves it’s recovering from natural disasters, quality problems.

News Automotive Business Operations Operations Production
July 31, 2012  

Honda recovers from disasters: $1.7B quarterly profit

More vehicles sold in key regions except Europe.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Sustainability Technology
June 26, 2012  

Nissan highlights need to conserve cash

Japanese automaker has recovered from disasters, but the global economy is highly uncertain.

News Automotive Business Operations Operations
November 29, 2011  

Canadian auto industry investment down sharply

Mexico by contrast gets $3B worth in last six months

News Production
November 28, 2011  

Honda production back to normal

Honda says there’s been an improvement in the overall parts supply shortage due to flooding in Thailand.