On September 12th, 2023, Samsung Vietnam, in coordination with the Industrial Department of the Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Department of Industry and Trade of Da Nang City, organized the signing ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in implementing the smart factory development project for Vietnamese enterprises in Da Nang City and the Central region.
This momentous occasion was an integral part of the Industrial Support and Processing Exhibition taking place in Da Nang City in 2023, aligning seamlessly with the Industrial Support Development Program of the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
The program was attended by Mr. Do Thang Hai, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade, and Mr. Truong Thanh Hoai, Director of the Industrial Department – Ministry of Industry and Trade.
From Da Nang City, there were Mr. Le Trung Chinh – Chairman of the People’s Committee of Da Nang City and Mr. Tran Chi Cuong – Vice Chairman of the People’s Committee of Da Nang City.
From Samsung Vietnam, there were Mr. Choi Joo Ho, General Director of Samsung Vietnam Complex; Mr. Kim Tae Hoon, Deputy General Director in charge of Samsung Vietnam Purchasing Center; and Mr. Kim Yong Sup, Deputy General Director in charge of Samsung Vietnam External Relations.
The frameworks of the Memorandum of Understanding include the main activities: surveying manufacturing companies and listing potential local companies for the project; organizing work trips and preliminary evaluations at the factory; selecting suitable companies and personnel to participate in the project through surveys and interviews; conducting training courses and consulting for the establishment of smart factories.
Of particular note, the consultancy program for the establishment of smart factories is slated to span 12 weeks, comprising both theoretical training and on-site consultations at each participating company. During this duration, Korean experts will meticulously assess these companies, providing hands-on advice and working closely with them to enhance their operations and lay the groundwork for process improvement, ultimately paving the way for the gradual realization of smart factories.