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  • Writer's pictureNATALIA SOUSA

Vitesco Technologies officially opens its Smart Factory in Debrecen.

As June closed, The Debrecen plant of Vitesco Technologies officially opened. The 7,000 square metre plant further increases the company's international presence to meet the growing demand for clean propulsion solutions.

Lukas Juranek, Managing Director of Vitesco Technologies Hungary Kft., said in his welcoming speech: "We have created a high-tech smart factory that meets the needs of energy-efficient green investments. In Debrecen, Vitesco Technologies manufactures not only high-quality products for clean and sustainable mobility, but also offers excellent career opportunities for employees in the region."

"This state-of-the-art plant will play an important role for Vitesco Technologies in following global trends in the automotive industry such as electrification, digitalisation and sustainability. It will contribute significantly to achieving the future strategic goals of our global manufacturing network. "

– Dr. Hans-Jürgen Braun, Senior Vice President of Operations at Vitesco Technologies

With the opening of its new factory in Debrecen, Vitesco Technologies will create roundabout 450 jobs in the city by mid-2022. The plant represents an investment of around €100 million euro and produces high-tech automotive electronics and transmission controls. It will also cover a range of other areas of electromobility and vehicle electrification, such as 48-volt starter generators for mild hybrids. The plant is a member of the international RE100 initiative and uses 100 percent renewable electricity for its operations.

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