Plauen to turn Bus Modification Centre

Posted on 07. Jun, 2014 by in Volkswagen Canada


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About 140 jobs to be defended – employees will be means to send to VW Sachsen in Zwickau

From May 2015, a former NEOPLAN plant in Plauen will take on a new purpose in a MAN structure: a site is set to turn a new Bus Modification Centre (BMC) for MAN and NEOPLAN open ride buses and coaches. A staff of around 140 will be employed in implementing specific patron mandate for a final apparatus of a vehicles. For example, a new group coaches for tip European football clubs, including Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain, will be finished exclusively during Plauen.

NEOPLAN train prolongation will be relocated from Plauen to a MAN plant in Ankara by May 2015. The jobs of all 420 Plauen employees are guaranteed, however, as they will be means to send to a VW Sachsen plant in circuitously Zwickau. MAN is also guaranteeing all existent contracts for trainees as good as those sealed for 2014. 

“Every worker will accept a pursuit within a Group,” pronounced Anders Nielsen, CEO for MAN Truck Bus AG. “And a Plauen site will sojourn partial of a MAN structure with 140 jobs. This concede has a corner support of a Board and worker representatives.”

In mid-May MAN sensitive employees about a relocation of train prolongation from a NEOPLAN site to Ankara, as good as announcing a awaiting of new jobs during Volkswagen Sachsen. 

MAN has operated dual Truck Modification Centres (TMC) during Wittlich (Rhineland-Palatinate) and Ismaning (Bavaria) for a series of years already. Plauen is set to turn a initial Bus Modification Centre in 2015.

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