Without a doubt, it is not everyday one gets to visit or set foot in a world class racing motorcyle plant.
Just recently, KTM Asia Motorcycle Manufacturing, Inc. (KAMMI), a jointventure 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 & Trunkenpolz Mattighofen AG), invited the media among many others and high profile guests for a plant visit and tour of its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility at the Laguna Technopark in Sta. Rosa, Laguna.
The KTM Philippines plant assembles four (4) KTM models namely the KTM 200 DUKE, KTM 390 DUKE, KTM RC 200 and KTM RC 390 – will have an initial production run of 6,000 motorcycles, with the goal of eventually expanding to 10,000 units annually. Apart from the domestic market, KAMMI plans to export to neighboring ASEAN markets as well as China, where some 60 million motorcycles are sold per year.