Optimize production through globalization

Relationship to SDGs

Goal Target
No. Initiative
8. Decent work and economic growth 8.3 Promote development-oriented policies that support productive activities,decent job creation, entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation, and encourage the formalization and growth of micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises, including through access to financial services
SDGs pursued by Daifuku
SDGs pursued by Daifuku

KPI

Initiative Target
FY2021 FY2022 FY2023
New/expanded production sites to achieve production in optimal conditions; and other countermeasures Build a procurement network globally and share production technology
Strengthen ability to respond at overseas affiliates (in sales, production/services)
Optimal distributed production with concentration/in-sourcing

Sustainability Action Plan(PDF : 278KB)

Action

Pursuing optimal production on a global scale

India

India

In April 2019, an India-based company, which designs, manufactures and installs conveyor systems, joined the Group to meet needs for automation within the manufacturing and logistics sectors.

China

China

In June 2019, we built a new facility within the Songjiang Plant in Shanghai, China. At this facility, we produce intralogistics systems for manufacturers and distributors.

Japan

Japan

In September 2019, we built the 12th factory within the Shiga Works, responding to an increased volume of orders.

North America

North America

In December 2019, we built a new manufacturing complex in Indiana, the U.S., as a core production site for intralogistics systems in North America. With this facility amalgamating two existing factories, we aim to increase production volume and the ratio of in-house production.

Thailand

Thailand

In December 2019, we built a new facility at the Pinthong Plant in Thailand, to meet growing automation needs in Southeast Asia. At this facility, we produce automotive systems for automobile production lines, and intralogistics systems.