Daimler has announced the expansion of its production network in Europe. The German group will invest 500 million euro in building a new factory in Poland, where it was manufactured diesel and petrol engines of four cylinders for Mercedes models of passenger. The new engine plant will be located in Jawor and will create hundreds of jobs in the region.
With the new factory in Poland, which is scheduled to to start the production of engines in 2019, Mercedes already have two plants manufacturing engines outside of Germany. For Daimler, the creation of this new plant is a further step in its global strategy, betting on the flexibility and the efficiency on the assembly lines. It is the first factory that Daimler has a Poland and the project would not have come to fruition had it not been for the support of the Polish authorities.
In Germany, Mercedes produces engines, transmissions and other elements of the powertrain of their cars in Untertürkheim, the main floor, Berlin, Hamburg, and Kölleda. In Romania are built gearboxes, while in Beijing they make the engines for the demand of the local market. In the united States, Infiniti manufactures some engines for the brand of the star. At the global level, the production network of vehicles comprising 26 factories with more than 78,000 employees.
Source – Daimler