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Operating a Manufacturing Plant in an Asian Culture

Ronald F. Konopacki (Director of manufacturing services for ABB Combustion Engineering Systems, Stamford, CT)

Journal of Business Strategy

ISSN: 0275-6668

Article publication date: 1 March 1992

Abstract

With many US companies owning production plants in foreign countries and others planning to do so, what does it take to run a metal fabricating plant overseas, especially in a developing country and in an Asian culture? Consider ABB Combustion Engineering Systems (ABB/CE), which in a joint venture with two Indonesian firms has set up a boiler components plant on the country's main island of Java.

Citation

Konopacki, R.F. (1992), "Operating a Manufacturing Plant in an Asian Culture", Journal of Business Strategy, Vol. 13 No. 3, pp. 58-60. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb039496

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MCB UP Ltd

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