Faurecia inaugurates new car seat production plant

Slovakia
Published:  24 January, 2017

After Romania in 2016, the French automotive parts manufacturer has inaugurated a new car seat manufacturing plant in Slovakia.

Built to produce car seats for the Volkswagen Group’s automotive manufacturing plant in Bratislava, the €20 million plant is to employ 1,300 people.

According to local media, Faurecia is to lease around 27,000 sq m in the newly constructed building to produce seats for the German automotive Group, starting with the Audi Q7. This is the biggest investment of the French multinational in the country, after its plants in Hlohovec, Trnava, Košice, Žilina and Lozorno. 

In September 2016, Faurecia inaugurated a €12 million leather and textile seat cover manufacturing plant in Ramnicu Valcea, southwestern Romania, to supply automotive manufacturers such as Peugeot, Renault, and Volkswagen. Read more here.

Source: Spectator

One of Faurecia's testing rooms
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