On October 28, the Thai operations of the world-famous
sewing machine manufacturer Bernina opened its second factory in the
Northern Region Industrial Estate in Lamphun.
tour with (from left) Hans-Peter Erismann (Swiss ambassador) and wife Freda,
Mrs. Milly Somm, Hans-Peter Ueltschi and Klaus Hawelka and wife Karin.
Hans-Peter Erismann, the Swiss Ambassador, Hans-Peter
Ueltschi, owner of the Bernina group from the headquarter in Switzerland;
Udom Phuasakul, Governor of Lamphun, and Klaus Hawelka, Managing Director of
Bernina (Thailand), welcomed 100 distinguished guests at the opening
right) Udom Phuasakul (Lamphun governor), Hans-Peter Ueltschi, (Bernina) and
Klaus Hawelka (MD Bernina Thailand).
The production subsidiary of the Bernina group started its operation in
Lamphun in 1990. The Bernina group develops, produces and sells worldwide
high quality sewing machines. In the new production building, 70
pre-assembly work stations and seven assembly lines are set-up.
Approximately 100 of the almost 300 employees are working in this new