BENTELER opens eighth plant in Spain
Vigo/Salzburg, June 19th, 2019. On June 19th, BENTELER opened a new plant in Mos, Spain. The management, representatives of local government, customers, suppliers and employees attended the ceremony. The plant is part of the company’s Automotive Division and will produce rear-axle components for a new platform for its customer PSA, a global automotive manufacturer.
The eighth BENTELER plant in Spain is located near Vigo. It will start operations in July 2019. The new plant covers an area of 12,000 square meters. Production in Mos will focus on welding, painting and laser cutting. The new site will create an additional 175 jobs in the region of Galicia. BENTELER already employs 550 people in Vigo.
Constructed as BENTELER’s first Smart Factory in Region Southern Europe, this new site will use the latest digital technologies. Ralf Göttel, CEO of BENTELER International AG, explains: ”We are a leading global partner for our customers in the automotive industry worldwide. Spain is one of our strategic key markets. With the new Smart Factory in Mos, we will serve our customers faster, more efficiently and more flexibly in time, in quality and in costs.”