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Orbea restructures manufacturing, bolsters European production

Published April 16, 2015

MALLABIA, Spain (BRAIN) — Following an in-depth system audit, Orbea has decided to cease manufacturing in Kunshan, China, at the end of June and expand its facility in Portugal.

The company has bought an 86,000-square-foot facility in Portugal and is equipping it for "optimum functioning as a state-of-the art manufacture and assembly facility," Orbea stated. At its production center in Mallabia, Spain, Orbea is also expanding its capacity for customizing paint and components.

"Likewise, we are giving a boost to our logistics and soft good development platform in Hong Kong and investing in the modernization of our logistics facility in the USA," the company stated.

Altogether, the restructuring is aimed at improving service to strategic markets, IBDs and consumers, Orbea noted.

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