News Release - Magna Wins Additional Seating Business, Celebrates Opening Of New Facility
- New state-of-the-art seat manufacturing facility in Chomutov,
- Multiple seating programs for the
- Manufacturing plant creates 300 new jobs
The state-of-the-art facility uses smart factory manufacturing concepts to increase efficiency and quality output for customers as well as provide a flexible work environment for employees. The plant has a production area measuring 6,000 square meters and the capacity to produce more than 360,000 seat sets per year. The plant has created 150 new jobs and is expected to add an additional 150 employees throughout 2019.
"This is a big win for our employees as well as our community, where we are making a positive economic impact. Our facility is using the latest technology with special attention given to high flexibility so that we can react quickly to new developments and changing requirements of our customers," said General Manager
"We don't just build seats, we define what's possible and we deliver on that to meet our customers' ever-changing needs," said
Magna's seating group has 16 manufacturing locations in
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