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Japanese injection press maker Nissei Plastic Industrial Co. Ltd. has opened a branch office in Dongguan to expand its presence in South China.
The office opened Aug. 1 with 26 staff, including four Japanese employees and 22 Chinese staff.
Nagano, Japan-based Nissei said in a statement it anticipated that its customer base would begin relocating from nearby Shenzhen to Dongguan and surrounding areas, as part of a government policy to shift manufacturing.
The Dongguan location will be its second full-branch office, after its Taicang, Jiangsu province, branch.