KTM Philippines inaugurates new Motorcycle Faclity

KTM Asia Motorcycle Manufacturing Philippines, Inc. (KAMMI) inaugurated their state-of-the-art  assembly plant inside Integrated Micro-Electronics, Inc., another Ayala Corp. subsidiary, located at Building I, North Science Avenue, Laguna Technopark  in  Laguna earlier today.

The motorcycle plant is  a joint-venture partnership between Adventure Cycle Philippines, Inc.–owned by AC Industrial Technology Holdings, Inc. (AC Industrials), a member of Ayala Group of Companies–and Austrian motorcycle giant KTM AG (Kronreif and Trunkenpolz Mattighofen AG). KTM AG is the biggest European motorcycle manufacturer  owned by CROSS Industries AG and India-based Bajaj Auto Limited.

It will assemble four KTM models such as the KTM 200 DUKE, KTM 390 DUKE, KTM RC 200, and KTM RC 390, and will have an initial production run of 6,000 motorcycles domestic market , with the goal of eventually expanding to 10,000 units annually. 

With the worldwide  competition in the  small and medium displacement sportsbike segments heating up, KAMMI plans to make its presence felt by   exporting motorcycles to neighboring ASEAN countries especially in China.

The world-class plant showcases  combined flexible production processes and lean manufacturing principles to successfully launch its aggressive lineup of KTM new gen  of heavyweight cruising and touring bikes.  

KTM Philippines offers affordable entry-level motorcycle that targets strong sales on both edges of the rainbow. KTM has invested in a wide Duke family to be able to unlock Asian markets. KTM’s new gen models aim to retain their position as market leaders in their respective segments. 

KTM Southeast Asia Managing Director Julian Legazpi, Sales Director Gianluca Lozzi, and Adventure Cycle Philippines Inc. President and COO Dino Santos, showed off the exciting, high-powered line of KTM motorcycles—all “Ready to Race”.

KTM introduced  new technological trends that gain ground.  Its next-generation motorcycles range from turbo-charged commuters to overpowered race specials and from electronic safety equipment to smartphone integration.

The KTM motorcycle technology had something for every taste. The 2017 KTM 390 Duke start with a six-LED headlight, a revised trellis  frame painted in contrasting orange and white,   and an all-new bolt-on sub-frame.
Duke’s salient features include  aggressive engines, better brakes, and power delivery plus top-spec WP suspension system.

The new 2017 KTM 390 Duke sports ushers in a change in rider ergonomics, gives it a certain character of its own.

“We are further expanding our capabilities as part of our thrust of fostering synergies with Ayala companies,” said Art Tan, CEO of AC Industrials. “Combining the competencies of our manufacturing and distribution arms allows us to scale our presence in this space, taking advantage of evolving movements in technology, automation, and industrial technology.”

“This investment is part of our belief that manufacturing should be a key driver of our country’s inclusive growth going forward,” he explained. “It provides jobs, supply chain opportunities, and helps put the country in the map as a center for innovation and industrialization,” said Dino Santos, President and COO of KAMMI.

KTM motorcycles are available in expanding KTM dealerships nationwide.  Visit www.ktm.ph for the full listing.