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Production starting at lubricant manufacturing plant in Huizhou, China Increasing supply capacity by launching a second directly-operated manufacturing plant in China and establishing a stable supply structure across China
Idemitsu Kosan Co.,Ltd. (Headquarters: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; Representative Director President and CEO: Shunichi Kito; hereinafter, “the company”) initiated operation and production at Huizhou Plant of Huizhou Idemitsu Lube Co., Ltd., the second directly-operated lubricant manufacturing plant in China.
The Huizhou Plant was built through Huizhou Idemitsu Lube Co., Ltd. (President: Daisuke Sumitomo; a wholly owned subsidiary established in September 2018) for the purpose of increasing our supply capacity in order to accommodate the growing demand for high-performance lubricants in China. The annual production capacity of this plant is 120,000 KL.
The start of production at Huizhou Plant increases Idemitsu Group’s annual lubricant supply capacity in China to a total of 290,000 KL. Idemitsu Group now has three plants in China: the new Huizhou Plant (Capacity:120,000KL) located in South China, the existing Tianjin Plant (Capacity:120,000KL)in North China, and the Changzhou Plant (Capacity:50,000KL) in East China, run by an Idemitsu affiliate Guohong Lube China . Through the operation of these three plants, Idemitsu will work on the establishment of a stable supply structure and the optimization of supply for the whole of China, which is the world’s largest lubricants market Idemitsu aims to develop and improve its marketing and supply chain in China as part of its vision to expand and emphasize our lubricants business as a global supplier.
[Overview of Huizhou Plant]
||Huizhou Plant, Huizhou Idemitsu Lube Co., Ltd.
||No.18, Aotou Binhai Avenue, Daya Bay, Huizhou, Guangdong, P.R. China
|(3) Production capacity:
||Automotive (engine, transmission, etc.) and industrial lubricants and related products