ATM2.jpgWincor Nixdorf, the German ATM vendor, has opened a new facility near Shanghai to make ATMs and POS equipment specifically for the Chinese market.

The new plant, in the WaiGaoQiao Free Trade Zone, triples the German company's capacity in China and it shows how the modernisation of China's retail banking sector is producing healthy business for technology suppliers.

Eckard Heidloff, President and CEO of Wincor Nixdorf, said: “This expansion of our production capacities in China reflects not only our success in this country to date but also our expectations for future business.”

Approximately 400 people are employed at Wincor Nixdorf s China business

According to Reuters, four of China's leading banks are Wincor Nixdorf customers but the German company faces fierce competition in China from NCR and Diebold of the US.

More on China's ATM boom in this earlier EngagingChina story.

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