FAG was expanded by a new production hall in Debrecen - VIDEO REPORT

FAG was expanded by a new production hall in Debrecen - VIDEO REPORT

FAG was expanded by a new production hall in Debrecen

The new production hall of the FAG plant belonging to the Schaeffler AG was constructed in Debrecen. The 22,000 square meter building, which was built in the framework of an EUR 80 million investment will feature new equipment, including machinery with state-of-the-art grinding technology. Thanks to the considerable capacity increase, the European car manufacturing plants will be provided with bearings from Debrecen within the company group ‒ in the dimensional range to be produced on the new production line.

FAG and INA, developing and manufacturing roller and slide bearings, linear wires and motor components for various purposes and usage, as well as LUK, producing complete powertrain systems and components for passenger and commercial vehicles belong to the global automotive and industrial supplier German Schaeffler AG. The company group had 170 sites in over 50 countries in 2017, including 74 production and 18 research and development centres, employing a total number of 90,000 people combined.

The Schaeffler is manufacturing LUK transmission gears in Szombathely, Hungary, and on the site - celebrating its 20th anniversary this year – Involved in the recent development FAG bearings of various sizes and types, as well as transmission components are being manufactured by currently employing more than 1,350 associates.

The released 22,000 square meter production hall is part of the more than EUR 80 million project, which will also realize the significant extension of service areas, supply systems and technological capacity. As a result of the comprehensive development and the increased production volume some 500 new workplaces will also be created in the upcoming years.