Werner Deggim, CEO of NORMA Group, commented: “China is one of our most important markets in Asia. Being recognised as a top supplier by one of China’s largest automotive groups is not only a great honour. It also signals the reliability and quality of our products in this large growth market.”
FAW-Volkswagen Automobile Co Ltd was established in 1992 as a joint venture passenger car manufacturer between Chinese FAW Group Corporation and Volkswagen AG. NORMA Group has been supplying FAW-Volkswagen with plastic tubes for water drainage systems since the beginning of 2013.
NORMA Group has been present in China since 2005 with an office in Beijing. In 2009, the company established a manufacturing facility in Qingdao, which has been expanded in 2011 to meet the continuously increasing customer demands in China. The site is home to one of NORMA Group’s competence centres, which focus on clearly defined innovation tasks designed to develop solutions for various products and product ranges in the different customer groups and adjust them to regional characteristics.
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