14:08 uur 03-09-2015

GN ReSound opent productie- en distributiefaciliteit in Johor, Maleisië ter ondersteuning van groei

KOPENHAGEN, Denemarken– GN ReSound, leider in innovatieve hoortechnologieën, heeft zijn nieuwste productie- en distributiefaciliteit in de Maleisische plaats Kulaijaya, in de staat Johor, met een officiële ceremonie geopend. De nieuwe vestiging van vijfduizend vierkante meter vergroot de wereldwijde productiecapaciteit van GN ReSound en doet tevens dienst als distributieknooppunt binnen de regio.

Anders Hedegaard, ceo van GN ReSound, presenteerde het evenement, dat werd bezocht door Maleisische en Deense hoogwaardigheidsbekleders, onder wie de Deense ambassadeur in Maleisië Nicolai Ruge en de Maleisische minister van internationale handel en industrie Yang Berhormat Dato’ Sri Mustapa Mohamed. Daarnaast woonden internationale leidinggevenden van GN ReSound en nieuwbakken werknemers van het bedrijf de opening bij. De ceremonie bestond ook uit een rondleiding, productdemonstraties en een persconferentie voor media.

GN ReSound Opens Johor Malaysia Factory and Distribution Center to Support Continued Company Growth


COPENHAGEN, Denmark–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Today, GN ReSound®, a global leader in innovative hearing technologies, hosted an official opening ceremony for the company’s newest manufacturing and distribution facility in Kulaijaya, Johor, Malaysia. The new 5,000 m 2 facility expands GN ReSound’s global production capacity and will also serve as a new distribution hub for the region.

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GN ReSound's new 5,000 square meters manufacturing and distribution facility in Kulaijaya, Johor, Ma ... GN ReSound’s new 5,000 square meters manufacturing and distribution facility in Kulaijaya, Johor, Malaysia expands GN ReSound’s global production capacity and will also serve as a new distribution hub for the region. (Photo: Business Wire)

GN ReSound Chief Executive Officer Mr. Anders Hedegaard hosted the event and was joined by Malaysian and Danish dignitaries including Danish Ambassador to Malaysia H.E. Mr. Nicolai Ruge and Yang Berhormat Dato’ Sri Mustapa Mohamed, Malaysia’s Minister of International Trade and Industry, in addition to a number of GN ReSound global executives and newly-hired employees. The launch event also included a facility tour, product demonstrations, and a press conference for members of the media.

“GN ReSound’s expansion into Malaysia represents the latest effort in our ongoing commitment to meeting the growing global demand for innovative hearing solutions,” said Mr. Hedegaard. “This first-class facility will advance our mission and help us continue to revolutionize what is possible in terms of hearing accessibility.”

GN ReSound’s Johor, Malaysia location was selected after a thorough evaluation of more than a dozen locations around the world. The facility’s daily operations will benefit from its proximity to Singapore’s logistics infrastructure and excellent vendor and support relationships with a number of local area businesses. More than one hundred employees have been hired to-date. The facility has the potential to support approximately 450 total jobs at full capacity.

The company also maintains manufacturing and distribution facilities in Xiamen, China, the UK, Spain, and R&D and manufacturing facilities in Denmark and the United States.

In early 2015, GN ReSound launched their newest Smart Hearing aid; ReSound LiNX 2™ is a full family of models with improvements in spatial hearing, tinnitus management and, for the first time ever, direct streaming from Apple devices to custom molded products. As well, it allows users to personalize their hearing experience via the award-winning ReSound Smart™ app.

ReSound’s revolutionary hearing aid technology is available through a global network of hearing care professionals. Consumers can find more information about ReSound’s portfolio of Smart Hearing aids on www.resound.com.

About GN ReSound

GN ReSound is a leading international developer and manufacturer of advanced and innovative hearing healthcare solutions. The company offers a full range of hearing aids, accessories and diagnostic instruments under the ReSound, Beltone, Interton, and Otometrics brand names. GN ReSound’s revolutionary wireless technology allows wearers to personalize their hearing like never before. With its unique sound processing designed to mimic the natural ear, GN ReSound is making life sound better.


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