Hoa Phat Phu Tho Poultry One Member LLC has commissioned a fully integrated layer hatchery from Pas Reform for its new, state-of-the-art project development in Phu Tho, a satellite province of Hanoi in the north of Vietnam where many layer farms are located. The installation will bring the company’s start-up capacity up to 1.5 million Hy-Line brown chicks per year.
The new hatchery will incorporate a SmartHeat incubator, for short periods of heat treatment during egg storage, four SmartSetPro-3 setters, each with a capacity of 57.600 hen eggs, two SmartSetPro-1 setters, each with a capacity of 19,200 hen eggs and seven SmartHatchPro hatchers, each with a capacity of 19,200 hen eggs.
Pas Reform will also supply and install climate control and hatchery automation systems for the Hoa Phat project.
Hoa Phat Poultry is a subsidiary of Vietnam’s leading steel maker Hoa Phat Group (HPG), one of the largest conglomerates in Vietnam. Founded in 1992 as a company selling all types of construction machinery, it has gradually expanded into other fields, including agriculture.
According to Director of Hoa Phat Poultry, Mr. Le Tuan Anh, expansion into the agricultural sector is part of the Group’s long-term strategy of business diversification.
Its poultry sector strategy is to provide over 300 million high quality, consumption eggs per year to the market from 2020.
Mr Bas Kanters, Sales Director Asia of Pas Reform, says: “Hoa Phat’s strategic investment in Vietnam’s poultry demonstrates their strong confidence in the growth potential for this region’s market. Pas Reform is delighted to have been chosen as their strategic partner for this expansion because of our state-of-the-art technologies and advanced installation capabilities.”