Knowles opens facility in Lapu-Lapu-A A +A
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
WITH over 7,800 employees from 17 subsidiary companies in 11 countries worldwide including USA, Austria, Denmark, Switzerland, China, Japan and other countries across Asia, Knowles finally comes to Cebu, Philippines.
Knowles Electronics is a well-known manufacturer of microphones, speakers, receivers and other components for the global hearing aid industry as well as leading provider of MEMS surface mount microphones to major cell phone brands and consumer electronic devices all over the world recently held its ground-breaking ceremony in the Cebu Light Industrial Park Inc. It will build a 20,000-square meter plant that will employ some 4,000 employees.
Cebu was chosen to be the next site of the company’s manufacturing facility because of its strategic location, its thriving and open business environment, and its vast and highly-skilled talent pool of well educated, English speaking, industrious people.
Through this latest facility, Knowles Electronics Philippines moves closer to achieving its vision of being the most admired and preferred location in the manufacture of micro-acoustic and human interface products by delivering world-class, high value and innovative products that exceed customer expectations.
Published in the Sun.Star Cebu newspaper on November 21, 2012.