Japanese Hashima opens factory in Vietnam

Hashima Vietnam, a 100 percent owned affiliate of Japan’s Hashima Sewing Machine Corporation, opened its first factory in the northern province of Ha Nam on January 15.

The factory will specialise in designing and producing automatic machines and spare parts for the apparel industry. It also produces and assembles other machines and equipment. 

In the first phase of development, the factory covers an area of 6,500 square metres and is expected to generate an output of around 2,500 products, including press machines for garment companies and metal-detectors. 

The full-scale completed factory will extend across 18,000 square metres.