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The fourth in Morocco… the Japanese company “Yazaki” opens a new factory in Kenitra

El mahjoub Dasaa

The Japanese group Yazaki inaugurates, yesterday, its 2nd factory in Kenitra, the 4th in Morocco.

With a total investment of 333 million Dhs, this factory, which currently employs 3,300 employees, will be intended for the production of parts to equip thermal, hybrid and electric vehicles.

This investment reflects the renewed confidence of world leader Yazaki in the Moroccan industrial platform and gives a strong signal of Morocco’s positioning as a competitive world-class production base.

The factory was inaugurated, in the presence of the Minister of Industry and Trade, Ryad Mezzoue,  Governor of the Kenitra Province, the Ambassador of Japan in Morocco, the Chairman of the Board of Directors, the Executive Director, and the Financial Director of Yazaki Company in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

The Ministry of Industry and Trade said in a statement that the establishment of the second “Yazaki” factory in Kenitra is mainly due to “the region’s availability of a highly skilled workforce, the ideal infrastructure for a multi-level transport network, in addition to the future project of the Kenitra Atlantic port, in addition to its proximity to university institutions and management colleges.” Business and Engineering.” Yazaki is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of electrical and electronic equipment for the automotive industry.

The activity of the “Yazaki” company was launched in Morocco in the year 2000, at the Tangier factory, which was supervised by His Majesty King Mohammed VI. The Yazaki Group currently owns 4 factories in Morocco located in Tangiers, Kenitra and Meknes.

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