CHANGZHOU, China, Dec. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Kymco Motorcycle and Kwang Hsing Precise Machine held a groundbreaking ceremony for their new set of manufacturing facilities in Xuejia Town, Changzhou Xinbei District in China's Jiangsu province on December 9, 2016. The ceremony was attended by Changzhou vice mayor Fang Guoqiang, Changzhou National Hi-Tech District (CND) management committee director Chen Zhengchun and Taiwan-based Kwang Yang Motor Company (Kymco) general manager Ke Junbin, as well as the top officials from the Taiwan Affairs Office of the Changzhou Municipal People's Government and other governmental offices involved in the approval process for the facilities.
As Kymco expands its operations, Changzhou Kymco Motorcycle, the overseas research and development, manufacturing and marketing arm of Kymco, is also undergoing a stage of rapid growth, with an ongoing pipeline of quality products which have been highly acclaimed by consumers worldwide and are sold in 79 countries. Since 1994 when Kymco first set up operations in Changzhou, the group has continued to expand and deepen its presence in the city and remains committed to its corporate social responsibility with a focus on helping to stimulate economic growth at the local level. The groundbreaking for Changzhou Kymco's and Changzhou Kwang Hsing's joint complex of facilities marked a new milestone for Kymco and for the establishment of another set of manufacturing facilities by the group in Changzhou. Changzhou is commonly known in the region by its nickname, the Dragon City, and the new complex which has come into being as a result of the cooperation between and the efforts of the local government and the companies involved also marks the opening of a new chapter in the industrial development of Changzhou and in the city living up to the strength and stature implied in its nickname.