New Center of Excellence will address growing demand for next-generation product protection
Morrisville, NC – March 16, 2021 – HZO, Inc., a leader in world-class nanocoatings that safeguard electronics, electrical products, and critical applications in an ever-changing market, today announced the opening of its new Center of Excellence (CoE) in Shenzhen, China, expanding its manufacturing footprint and capabilities in the region.
The new facility will help address the growing demands of HZO’s client base, including support for consumer electronics, automotive, industrial, IoT, and medical device manufacturers. The investment in the new CoE also serves to reinforce HZO’s commitment to the China market. Spanning more than 5,000 m2, the smart plant infrastructure offers advanced manufacturing capabilities, automated production, data-driven processes, and fully integrated services. The operations model affords full production transparency, flexibility, and reporting, bringing a forward-thinking approach to cost control and quality. Application and process engineering services bring design for excellence and manufacturability to the forefront, supporting the most demanding customer requirements.
“The expansion of our Shenzhen presence reflects the market need for better solutions in protecting everything from smart home devices like video doorbells and locks to mission-critical applications like satellite communication,” according to Andreas Morr, Chief Operations Officer, HZO. “We partner with every customer to develop a solution that not only meets their product specification but also gives them a competitive and cost advantage.”
This new center expands upon HZO’s global footprint, including locations throughout China, as well as Vietnam, Taiwan, Hungary, and North America. HZO will harness the support and demand from current customer programs in ramping local production, driving scale, and expanding services to meet market demands.
HZO is a global leader and innovator in protective solutions that keep the world running with world-class nanocoatings that safeguard electronics, electrical products, and critical applications from the most demanding corrosive and liquid environments. The company delivers a complete solution to meet specific customer requirements by bringing together people, process, capital equipment, and material science while leveraging an extensive patent portfolio. Working with some of the largest companies across industries, including consumer electronics, IoT, medical device, and automotive, HZO delivers a better, more reliable, and more durable product that reduces costly returns, improves customer satisfaction, and drives overall brand value.