Hyundai Rotem has won a total of 76.3 billion won ($67 million) order for the Ford’s transportation equipment construction project, the company said on Nov. 9.
Through the order, Hyundai Rotem will supply its transportation facilities to Ford plants in Argentina, South Africa and Thailand by 2022.
“Transportation equipment is a system that continuously transports various automobile parts such as chassis, engine, door, body, etc. with optimum efficiency in the production line centering on the conveyor, an official of Hyundai Rotem said.
He explained, “It is a key automobile production logistics facility essential for the operation of the factory and the enhancement of production efficiency.”
Including this order, Hyundai Rotem has achieved cumulative orders for car production facilities worth about 280 billion won ($247 million) from Ford.
Starting with transportation facilities for the Mexican plant in 2008, the company has continuously won projects such as press for Indian factory in 2011, delivery facilities for Indian factory in 2012, transportation facilities for Thai plant in 2015, and transportation facilities for U.S. plant in 2016, and has been recognized for their quality and technical skills.
Hyundai Rotem is building experience and trust by supplying automobile production facilities to Hyundai, Kia Motors, Ford, GM, Renault, Nissan and other global carmakers.