Production Location

China (Amoy Plant)

Outline

Amoy is one of China’s earliest established four Special Economic Zones, and the Amoy Plant is located approximately 30-minutes out by car from Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport. In effort to achieve the world’s number one market share in the EDM industry, it began full operation in August of 2007 as Sodick’s strategic location point. The plant is geared for streamline production of EDM components such as linear motors, sheet-metal processing to assembly, integrated system of production from raw material to finished product, with annual production capacity of 1,500 machine units.

Plant front view
Plant front view

Profile

Contact

Sodick Amoy Co., Ltd.
Address No.376, West Yangguang Road, Haicang District, Xiamen, Fujian Province, 361022, P.R. China
Tel / Fax +86-592-6516000/ +86-592-6516199
Business Activity Production of Die-Sinker EDMs, development and production of Linear Motors

Milestones

2006 April Established
2007 August Began operation

Number of employees

About 200

 

Production item

  1. Die-sinker EDM
  2. Linear Motors

Land size

58,000 m2

 

Factory inside view

Machine Processing (5-surface machining)
Machine Processing
(5-surface machining)
Assembly • Adjustment Line
Assembly • Adjustment Line
Production of Linear Motors
Production of Linear Motors

About Amoy

Amoy is located in the west bank of the Taiwan Strait on the coast of southeastern China, and is an industrial harbor city standing opposite to Taiwan across the sea. It covers 1,565 km2 with a registered population of 1,603,800 at the end of 2006, and the total living population is 2,330,000. It is one of the best places to live in China, and is commonly known as the “Hawaii of China” or the “Flower Garden on the Sea” throughout its history. The city has excellent climate and exquisite scenery, and is also known as a major marine resort capital.

In addition, there is no congestion or traffic jams often found in major cities, no environmentally destructive air pollution, and is well known for its 98% satisfaction rating towards public safety amongst Amoy citizens. The people of Amoy are open, friendly and candor, and is said to be highly dedicated to international interactions.

Amoy Map
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Climate Amoy is located in the southern subtropical zone, with very mild climate and has plenty of rain. The average yearly temperature is approximately 21°C (70 °F), highest temperature of 38.4°C (101 °F), and lowest temperature of 2°C (36 °F). Yearly average rainfall is roughly 1,200 mm, with the highest rainfall amount between May and August.

Amoy Landscape
Landscape of Amoy
 
Amoy Tourist Spots
  1. Gulangyu Island Small Island located in the southwest known as the “Garden at Sea”. The name originates from the weather-beaten reef patterns which formed caves, and the pounding tidal waves against them that sound like drums.
  2. Nanputuo Temple The Nanputuo Temple is located on the southeast of Xiamen Island. It is surrounded by the graceful sea and the Wulao Peaks behind the temple. Area totals roughly 20,000 m2, and its structures gives presence to various deities.
  3. Mount Wuyi The Wuyi Mountains are a mountain range located in the prefecture of Nanping, in the northern border of Fujian province with Jiangxi province, China. The mountains cover an area of 60 km2. Mount Wuyi is recognized as one of UNESCO's World Heritage Sites, both natural and cultural. It is the most outstanding biodiversity conservation zone of Southeast China.
  4. Yongding Earth Building Built in the 3rd century by the people who fled south from invaders, these rammed earth architectural structures served as peaceful settlement for the Hakka and other people in the mountainous areas in southwestern China.
Gulangyu Island
Gulangyu Island
Mount Wuyi
Mount Wuyi
Yongding Earth Building
Yongding Earth Building

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