IMES ManagementInternational Management and
Engineering Services

Set-up and operation of production plants for
high-precision tooling and plastic moulding,
high-tech electronics and mechatronics
assembly

Objective

To set up 4 productions plants in three countries in Southeast Asia to provide customers in the U.S. and Europe with components (contract manufacturing)

Implementation

IMES evaluated locations in several Asian countries and created the legal set-up for:

  • A tool and plastic factory and sourcing centre in Singapore
  • Assembly factories in Batam (Indonesia) and Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam).

IMES took the lead and assumed full profit-and-loss responsibility for the projects, starting from scratch to a fully operating, licensed and certified production facility. Simultaneously, marketing activities were launched in South Asia, in the U.S. and Europe. IMES assumed full profit-and-loss responsibility for operating factories in a start-up phase before handing them over to new ownership.

Success

Parallel set-up of and start of production in 4 factories in 3 countries within one year.
Recruitment of professional local management teams at every site in 3 countries.
Beside other customers, three major OEM producers from the U.S. and Europe decided to start production of key components at these new sites.
IMES arranged 100 percent of the financing consisting of private equity and bank loans.

IMES took the lead and full profit-and-loss responsibility for the projects: Starting from scratch to a fully operating, licensed and certified production.