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Royal Enfield begins native meeting unit, CKD facility in Thailand

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Mid-sized motorbike maker Royal Enfield on Thursday stated it has began native meeting unit and CKD (fully knocked down) facility in Thailand. That is the corporate’s third native meeting unit after Argentina, and Colombia in Latin America.

The unit in Thailand, moreover catering to the native market, will act as a distribution hub for all different nations in South-East Asia, together with Indonesia and Vietnam, the corporate stated in a press release.

“To start with, the power will begin native meeting of the Himalayan, Interceptor 650 and Continental GT 650 fashions, beginning this month,” the corporate stated.

Commenting on the brand new meeting unit, Royal Enfield Government Director, B Govindarajan stated, “With a strategic view to develop the enterprise and cater to growing demand now we have been pursuing our plans to arrange native meeting items in precedence markets starting with Argentina in 2020 after which Colombia earlier this yr.”

He additional stated, “Persevering with this journey and marking a primary for us within the Asia Pacific area, we’re very completely satisfied to announce the graduation of operations on the CKD meeting plant in Thailand.”

This facility will allow the corporate to effectively cater to the rising demand within the Asia-Pacific area, and likewise develop into the hub for the remainder of Southeast Asian markets, Govindarajan added.

Thailand has been a important marketplace for Royal Enfield for the reason that model’s market foray in 2015, the corporate stated, including it’s now amongst the highest 5 gamers within the premium, mid-size motorbike section in markets similar to Thailand, Australia, New Zealand and Korea.


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