Expansion of a Porsche Plant in Saxony with in-house physique public and paint shop

Posted on 06. Nov, 2012 by in Porsche Canada

Roofing Ceremony of Paint Shop in Leipzig

Atlanta. The subsequent miracle has been achieved: scarcely one year after a substructure mill ceremony, Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG is celebrating a thatch rite for a paint emporium during a Leipzig plant today. One of a many modernized paint comforts in a universe covering some-more than 645,000 block feet, this emporium is partial of a largest construction plan in a story of Porsche: a enlargement of a Saxony plant into a fully-fledged bureau with on-site physique public and paint emporium for a prolongation of a new model, Macan.

“A series of aspects of this construction are really impressive,” pronounced Wolfgang Leimgruber, Member of a Executive Board Production during Porsche AG, during a rite currently in Leipzig during that a final steel lamp of a roof structure was ceremoniously attached. “A paint emporium is being built on a prolongation area of some-more than 8 football fields in record time, that will set new standards in environmental technology. This represents an critical investment for a site, a vital mercantile impulse for a region, and a pivotal enabler for a company’s enlargement strategy.”

Approximately 113,000 tons of petrify were used in constructing a bombard of a new paint shop, that will be about 1,100 feet (360 meters) long, 230 feet (72 meters) wide, and 98 feet (30 meters) high – a structure that blends seamlessly and harmoniously into a design of a Leipzig factory.

“Construction works are positively on schedule,” pronounced Leimgruber. “All efforts are geared during a prolongation launch of a new Macan on time, and during a best peculiarity adult to Porsche standards as of a finish of 2013.”

In a entrance weeks, a masquerade of a paint emporium is set to be completed. Work on a interior and a portrayal apparatus will embark immediately thereafter, with operations set to start in summer 2013. The Macan cars made in a Leipzig physique public trickery will bear a multi-stage paint routine on several floors – all in suitability with sustainability measures. A newly-developed subdivision complement for paint overspray will be installed, and well-off emissions from a portrayal routine will be reduced to a smallest interjection to a chemical empty atmosphere cleaning system.

The use of rubbish feverishness from electricity generated by a timber chip energy plant is also unique: a biomass energy plant will supply a paint emporium with adult to 80 percent of a  heat mandate from healthy resources.

“In a enlargement of a Leipzig plant, Porsche is not only sourroundings a transparent vigilance in honour of a environment, though also a transparent vigilance to a people of a region,” pronounced Siegfried Bülow, Chairman of a Executive Board of Porsche Leipzig GmbH, in his residence to a some-more than 800 guest benefaction during a ceremony. “The plant enlargement will emanate 1,000 new jobs. The paint emporium alone will beget jobs for some-more than 400 new employees.”

 

About Porsche Cars North America

Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), formed in Atlanta, Ga. is a disdainful U.S. importer of Porsche sports cars, a Cayenne SUV and Panamera sports sedan. Established in 1984, it is a wholly-owned auxiliary of Porsche AG, that is headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany, and employs approximately 220 people who yield parts, service, selling and training for 192 dealers. They, in turn, work to yield Porsche business with a best-in-class knowledge that is in gripping with a brand’s 63-year story and care in a enrichment of car performance, reserve and efficiency.

At a core of this success is Porsche’s unapproachable racing birthright that boasts some 30,000 motorsport wins to date.

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