Global thermal and energy management supplier Hanon Systems hs achieved a production milestone on December 8 when its automotive compressor plant in Pyeongtaek, South Korea reached production level of 100 million units.
The plant, which opened in 1991 and will celebrate 30 years of operation in October 2021, has manufactured a total of 50 million units by 2012 and 90 million units by 2019.
The 65,000 square metre site incorporates highly automated manufacturing equipment and disciplined processes to produce electric compressors for eco-friendly vehicles, and fixed and variable compressors for vehicles with internal combustion engines.
“The compressor is the heart of a vehicle’s air-conditioning system, and a critical component sought by automakers for its innovation, durability and quality,” said Min Sung, representative executive officer of Hanon Systems. “This production milestone at Pyeongtaek sends a strong signal about the company’s long history and proven experience supplying compressors to the automotive industry.”
In addition to the plant in Pyeongtaek, Hanon Systems produces automotive compressors in Hungary, Portugal, India and China.