Yanfeng Automotive Interiors opens a new plant in Serbia

Neuss (Germany) November 28th 2019 (PROTEXT/ots)

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors strengthens its presence in Eastern Europe

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI), the global leader in automotive interiors, celebrates the opening of its new plant in the Šumadija district. Together with high-ranking officials and industry representatives, the state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Kragujevac was unveiled today. As a new employer in the region, the company is looking to recruit up to 800 new employees over the next few years.

“With this new plant in Serbia, we are expanding our manufacturing capacity in Eastern Europe’s growth markets and responding to our customers’ increasing presence in the region,” said Tony Elenbaas, Vice President & General Manager, Europe & South Africa at Yanfeng Automotive Interiors.

The company manufactures automotive interior components in a production area of approximately 18,500 square meters and has already created approximately 180 new jobs in the region. The plant is designed for up to 800 employees. Employee numbers are to be gradually increased year after year.

This is the company’s first plant in Serbia.

The good infrastructure in place and the availability of skilled workers in the Kragujevac region were key to selecting this location. Other factors included its central location in Southeast and Central Europe and proximity to other YFAI plants in Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

For more information please contact:

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors

Jagenbergstraße 1

41468 Neuss

Germany

Astrid Schafmeister

Tel.: +49 2131 609-3028

E-Mail: astrid.schafmeister@yfai.com

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About Yanfeng Automotive Interiors:

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI) is the global leader in automotive interiors. YFAI is redefining how people relax, work and play in their vehicle interiors today and decades from now. Headquartered in Shanghai, the company has approximately 110 manufacturing plants and technical centers in 20 countries and more than 32,000 employees globally. They design, develop and manufacture interior components for all automakers. Established in 2015, Yanfeng Automotive Interiors is a joint venture between Yanfeng, one of the largest automotive suppliers in China and Adient, the global leader in automotive seating.

For more information, please visit www.YFAI.com.

 

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