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  • Writer's pictureNATALIA SOUSA

Turf cutting ceremony in Munich for the all new EDAG TEST CENTRE

The EDAG Group, has announced it will bundle its all-round test competencies and capacities in a new, future-oriented building at the "Waldmeisterstraße" site in Munich – in the direct vicinity of the BMW Group's Research and Innovation Centre. The turf cutting ceremony at Waldmeisterstraße marked the start of a forward-looking project, which is to be completed in the coming months by the construction company DIBAG in cooperation with property developer Max Bögl. EDAG's 140 EDAG test specialists will be moving into the two new building complexes in May 2022.

The 5,200 m² test area in a modern multi-storey office building will provide a new home for the EDAG test team, leaving the existing premises in the Weimarer Straße.

"As the entire test centre is on one floor, the new facility provides ideal working conditions, and the flexibly designed offices perfectly meet the requirements of a modern working world for our employees. The new facility will also enable us to significantly expand our portfolio of services relating to the validation of EE components and carry out our "SMART Test Lab" project. In the future, customers will, with the use of webcams and the live transmission of images, be able to track assembly, assessment and acceptance dates online, or check the status of a test part online,". said Stefan Alde, Vice President EDAG Testing.

EDAG currently offers the mobility industry a range of trial and testing services for environmental simulation, functional testing, the validation of interior and exterior vehicle components, vehicle safety and EE component validation. Munich is one of the world's largest locations in the EDAG Group, With more than 1,000 employees.

"With the new EDAG facility, we will be able to offer our customers all-round, on-site testing capacity – top level, to meet the requirements of the latest vehicle categories, and with a maximum degree of digitalisation in the communication with our customers,"

Said Cosimo De Carlo, CEO of the EDAG Group.

The company has had premises in Munich since 1970. The EDAG Group plan further growth in the Munich area.

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