Heavy equipment manufacturer Kubota opens facility in Myanmar

Heavy equipment manufacturer Kubota Corp. has opened an import and sales facility in Myanmar, vowing to support its growing farm machinery market and expand dealer networks by providing access to quality products. Located in the Japanese government-backed Thilawa Special Economic Zone on the outskirts of Myanmar’s commercial capital, Yangon, Kubota’s $10 million facility, which covers […]

Taiyo Nippon Sanso to turn out industrial gases in Myanmar

TOKYO — Taiyo Nippon Sanso will begin producing industrial gases in Myanmar in 2018 as demand looks to expand. The gas producer will establish a local affiliate within the year and bring in equipment to operate a plant in the Yangon area, investing a total of 1 billion yen ($9.78 million). With Japanese companies increasingly setting up operations in Myanmar, Taiyo Nippon Sanso expects steady […]

Kubota to build farm machinery assembly plant in Myanmar

YANGON — Kubota will construct an agricultural machinery assembly plant near Yangon, capitalizing on surging demand as Myanmar modernizes a core industry. The plant will be the Japanese company’s first major production center in Myanmar. It will be located in an industrial park set up in the Thilawa special economic zone by a Myanmar-Japan partnership […]