Sony is a brand of a Japanese company that manufactures various electronics. If we consider the production of televisions, then in 2009, the leaders of the company decided to change the strategy for the production of televisions and switch to mixed production of televisions. This means that Sony itself is developing TVs, and TVs are being manufactured both at Sony-owned factories and at third-party factories. This allowed to reduce company expenses. Sony TVs are now manufactured in such countries.
Sony TV Plants
- Sony TVs production according to the outsourcing scheme, assembly from third-party companies. India, Slovakia, Mexico, China, Russia.
- Production of Sony TVs in its own factories, Malaysia, Japan.
Sony TV Production in India
India has recently been trying to occupy its population with work, a large overpopulation and lack of work forces a very large number of people to live below the poverty line. To increase jobs and the entry into the country of high-tech industries. The government of India has imposed large taxes on the import of electronics, which forces companies to open the production of their products in India. So Sony began in 2015 the production of televisions in India at the Foxconn factory in Chennai. Foxconn is assembling TVs under the Sony brand. Sony TVs made in India are sold in India and are practically not exported to other countries.
Sony TV production in Spain
In Spain, Sony manufactured TVs until 2010. In 2010, it was decided to sell the factory in Spain to Ficosa Corporation, which specializes in the manufacture of components for the automotive industry. Sony TV production in Spain discontinued.
Sony TV production in Slovakia
A TV factory in Slovakia was opened in 2007. the city of Nitra. Televisions from this factory went on sale to East European markets. Since 1996, a factory was operating in Trnava, which produced components for assembling televisions. The factory in Trnava was gradually closed. The factory for the assembly of televisions in the city of Nitra was one of the largest in Sony; its capacities made it possible to fully ensure the European market in televisions. The plant has built 32 assembly lines for the assembly of televisions. Due to the decline in TV sales in 2010, the factory was sold to Taiwan’s Foxconn Corporation. Foxconn began assembling Sony TVs on order. The factory produces TVs for Sony and other customers. This factory produces an average of about 3 million Sony TVs per year.
Sony TV production in Mexico
In Mexico, the Sony factory was located in Tijuana, but in 2010 the factory was sold to Foxconn. The factory continued production of Sony TVs according to the outsourcing scheme. Televisions manufactured in Mexico are shipped to North American markets.
Sony TV Production in Malaysia
In Malaysia, two research centers in the cities of Selangor and Penang, and factories for the production of TVs in the cities of Bangui, Selangor. In Malaysia, most Sony TVs are manufactured. TVs made in Malaysia are exported to Asian countries, Africa and many other countries.
Sony TV Production in China
In China, TVs are assembled mainly for the Chinese market. Produced by Foxconn.
Sony TV production in Japan
Sony manufactures TVs in Japan only for the domestic market.
Production of Sony TVs in Russia
In Russia, it is planned to begin production of Sony TVs in Tver using an outsourcing system at the production facilities of Jabil Circuit.