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Vermeiren Group inaugurates new plant in Suzhou

Vermeiren Group inaugurates new plant in Suzhou

Release: 2018-04-10 00:00

Since 1957, Vermeiren is a Belgian wheelchair manufacturer, specialized in wheelchairs, beds, comfort chairs and other medical equipment that accompanies a user in maintaining its autonomy and mobility.

Today, Vermeiren is a group of more than 800 employees with subsidiaries in Europe and Asia and products sold in more than 50 countries worldwide.

In 2005, a milestone was set by producing the first Vermeiren wheelchair in Suzhou, China. Due to a relocation project, Vermeiren has shown the commitment with a newly built factory of 25.000m² which was inaugurated on April 10, 2018.

The new plant incorporates an R&D department, the newest technology of welding robots, testing facilities, wheel production, plastic injection, furnishing and several assembly lines able to manufacture products following world standards.

This factory is today the most modern one in the Vermeiren Group. It complies with the latest environmental requirements and is even using heat pumps as alternative heating system.

In this way, the production of our products here in china will be greener than ever. And will help keeping the air cleaner here in Suzhou...

Vermeiren in Suzhou, ready for the opportunities and challenges in the future of the local Chinese and Asian market while being convinced there is a place for high quality products at a reasonable price.

Vermeiren Group looks forward to continue helping more than 350.000 disabled people a year, helping those people win back their mobility and independence.