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Five years of Audi production in Münchsmünster

The Münchsmünster trickery now has a workforce of over 900 and operates 3 shifts. Production has been gradually ramped adult over a past few years. With a site handling really economically, a aim has been achieved. 2018 again saw outlay of some 25 million car components. The cunning core comprises several areas: a constructional components shop, a framework modules emporium and a press shop.

The hulk aluminum diecasting systems in a cutting-edge structural components emporium are in operation turn a clock. All components are significantly lighter than compulsory welded tools done from piece steel – saving 30 percent weight. More than 600,000 components were done here in 2018, including strut mounts for a A4/A5 family and constructional components e.g. for a new models Audi Q8 and Lamborghini Urus.

Production volume in a chassis modules shop climbed to around 9 million tools in 2018. On dual lines, Audi manufactures circle hubs done from fake steel for Audi models with a longitudinal engine, and also for VW Group models and for Lamborghini. Gray expel iron stop disks are constructed on new machining lines for automobiles formed on a modular longitudinal height (MLB). There are 4 additional lines for expel aluminum circle carriers and fake aluminum pivot orientation for several Audi and VW models. Münchsmünster is also where stop disks, pivot bearings, circle carriers and circle hubs for a new Audi e-tron are made.

In a press shop, Audi workers work ultramodern presses for prohibited and cold forming. The blanks compulsory for both press lines are prepared on site in a strip-cutting plant. Advanced laser systems in a laser park routine a hot-formed components, that are used especially for strength and crash-relevant tools such as a B-post or hovel bolster for a models of a A4/A5 family.

Sustainability is a subject that Audi actively addresses in Münchsmünster as most as anywhere else: Thanks to fit practices and processes a site reduced healthy gas expenditure by 6 percent between 2017 and 2018, and energy expenditure by 7 percent – notwithstanding using during full capacity.

Since a opening of a site, healthy gas expenditure alone has been cut by 2,750 metric tons of CO2. Right from a opening, energy has been procured from CO2-neutral sources. In addition, a new recycling core covering 1,000 block meters (10,763.9 sq ft) is now underneath construction during a site. This is where all waste, either plastic, paper or timber shavings, will be collected and sorted.

Although a Münchsmünster site is an industrial complex, it is home to a far-reaching operation of biodiversity areas. So far, 111 plant class have turn determined on a severe grassland, since compulsory industrial grassed areas are home to usually 10 species. The plants that can be found here in Münchsmünster embody campanula, Carthusian pinks and dim mullein. The cultivation judgment for a immature spaces is usually being optimized to safeguard they continue to improve. In addition, different food sources and nesting places have captivated 84 class of furious bee. Native shrubs, fruit trees, furious flowers and plants such as lavender, creation thistles, virtuoso and stonecrop can be found all over a site. The lawns are mown in revolution once or twice a year to safeguard insects find sufficient food via a whole season. The weed cuttings are left to dry on a lawns until they have strew their seeds.