CNC specialist Num opened a second branch in China, further consolidating its position within the country.
In addition to its headquarters in Teufen, Switzerland, the company now operates out of 13 strategically located facilities around the globe, together with an extensive network of representatives and customer support agencies.
Until now, Num operated a single facility in China, located in Shanghai. The addition of this second facility, which is based in Guangzhou in the south of the country, means that the company is increasing its local presence in the area. The second facility will provide customer-focused sales and application development, as well as enhanced customer support services.
Guangzhou is the capital and largest city of Guangdong province, situated about 120 kilometers (75 miles) from Hong Kong. The region features a number of private companies involved in the construction of special machines, representing a potentially large market for Num.
"With the facility in Guangzhou, we can now respond much faster to customer inquiries and further expand our market presence. We have been represented in China, Taiwan and India for many years and this step now further strengthens our position," said Longwei Jiang, general manager, China, for Num. The Guangzhou facility will be managed by Guobing Lu.
CSO Asia Adrian Kiener and Jiang built up the branch in the south of China. The office premises are located in the Huangpu District, a business area with a modern office complex. "By opening the Guangzhou office, we are leveraging our growth potential. At the same time, the Chinese team expands our competencies in sales, service and after-sales support," Kiener added.