Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / MANN+HUMMEL invests in a new Chinese company
MANN+HUMMEL invests in a new Chinese company
01
Sep '08
MANN+HUMMEL, development partner and series supplier to the international automotive and mechanical engineering industry, announced the establishment of a new company in China, a strategic move that further demonstrates the company's long-term commitment to the market.

The fourth MANN+HUMMEL facility in China, the new company, spanning an area of 60,000 square metres, is to be located in Jiading, a district of Shanghai housing one of the largest automotive parts parks in Asia.

The new company, which will mainly manufacture filter systems and filters for the automotive OEM and aftermarket, is expected to break ground in January 2009 while the production facility will be in place by January 2010. It will also be MANN+HUMMEL's China headquarters and the base of its Asian research and development (R&D) centre.

MANN+HUMMEL plans to put additional investment into the company over the coming years, increasing the land area by approximately 40,000 square metres. The new facilities will also include a dedicated aftermarket warehouse to service the growing aftermarket needs of the motor companies and the independent aftermarket.

“China has become the second largest car-producing nation in the world. As a leader in the automotive and industrial filtration industry, we are committed to serving the local market with our industry-leading technology and products,” said Patrick Cudmore, Managing Director of MANN+HUMMEL China. “We choose Jiading because it has a strong focus on the automotive parts industry and this new company will be our base for future research and development as well as for future business development.”

MANN+HUMMEL was founded in 1941 in Ludwigsburg, Germany, as an automotive components supplier. Since then, the company has made significant contributions towards developments in filtration technology.

Today the MANN+HUMMEL Group is also engaged in other branches of industry throughout the world. The 3,200 patents and patent applications world-wide clearly illustrate the enormous innovative potential and capability of MANN+HUMMEL in the development of innovative solutions for the automotive and mechanical engineering industries. As far as patents in the filtration sector are concerned, MANN+HUMMEL is number 1 in Europe.

Since entering the Chinese market in 1996, MANN+HUMMEL has established three companies in the market – two manufacturing companies in Shanghai and in Changchun, and a trading company in Shanghai. In mid-2007, MANN+HUMMEL increased its shareholding in Shanghai MANN+HUMMEL Filter Co. Ltd. from 60 to 100 percent. China market plays a strategic role in MANN+HUMMEL's Asian aim which is to be one of the top five suppliers in Asia.

MANN+HUMMEL Group

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 28th Feb 2017

China's textile & apparel exports up 10.2% in Jan 2017

Exports of textiles and garments from China resumed growth in the...

Apparel/Garments | On 28th Feb 2017

Delta Galil's Q4 operating profit jumps 80%

In the three months to December 31, 2016, operating profit at apparel ...

View of YiwuTex 2016; Courtesy: YiwuTex

Textiles | On 28th Feb 2017

Smart knitting system to grace 18th YiwuTex 2017

The thematic functional knitting machinery zone at the 18th YiwuTex...

Interviews View All

Karan Suratwala
Key Textile Accessories Private Limited

Chinese imports are destroying the supply chain

Smarth Bansal
Colorjet India Limited

We would like to venture more companies into the Indian market

Sunil Rathore
Lacoste India

‘New vendor is welcome if he offers cost, quality and timely delivery’

Marten Alkhagen
Swerea IVF AB

Marten Alkhagen, Senior Scientist - Nonwoven and Technical Textiles of...

Mark Paterson
Technical Absorbents Ltd

Mark Paterson, R&D manager of Technical Absorbents Ltd talks about Super...

Iago Castro Asensio
RCfil Distribuciones S.L.

Iago Castro Asensio, International Business Manager of RCfil...

Judy Frater
Somaiya Kala Vidya

Among the many honours showered on Frater, including Fulbright and Ford...

Ritu Kumar
Label Ritu Kumar

‘Classics will return’ "There are a lot of people wearing western clothes ...

Jay Ramrakhiani
Occasions Elegance Wear

It is believed that by early 19th century, Varanasi weavers had moved away ...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH
February 2017

February 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


eNEWS
Insights
Subscribe today and get the latest News update in your mail box.
Advanced Search