Chinese translation: Made the bought factories as branches of the u.s. plants
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made the factories extensions of the U.S. plants
Made the bought factories as branches of the u.s. plants
English to Chinese translations [PRO] Tech/Engineering - IT (Information Technology) / Supply chain
English term or phrase:made the factories extensions of the U.S. plants
To bring the Chinese factories up to speed on its business processes and IT, Watts Water bought out its local Chinese partners three years ago (when the Chinese government relaxed the joint venture requirement) and made the factories extensions of the U.S. plants. More and more companies are choosing that option. Direct ownership has become nearly four times as popular as joint ventures, according to the State Statistical Bureau of the People's Republic of China.