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Wolfsburg press emporium takes tip position in 2015 Harbour Report


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• Outstanding peculiarity compared with some-more than 120 press shops via a world
• Large-format press line 500 once again takes initial place in difficulty “productivity
  of send XL presses”
• Thomas Ulbrich: “Wolfsburg press emporium plays a pivotal purpose within a group”

In this year’s emanate of a capability comparison “Harbour Report”, a press emporium during a Wolfsburg plant has once again taken some tip positions and valid a superb performance.

The Harbour Report released by US government consultancy Oliver Wyman compares and assesses a series of equipment including a press shops of all a world’s pivotal automakers. On this basis, a comparison of a many prolific manufacturers is produced. The stream news compares 124 press shops of 18 opposite automakers.

Thomas Ulbrich, Member of a Board of Management of a Volkswagen code obliged for Production: “In perspective of a distance and stress in a prolongation of tools for a high-volume models of a Volkswagen brand, a Wolfsburg press emporium plays a pivotal purpose within a Group. The superb formula performed in a Harbour Reports endorse a successful growth of a Wolfsburg press shop.“

Jens Herrmann, Plant Manager during Wolfsburg, said: “Since it was consecrated 4 years ago, a large-format press has already taken initial place in a Harbour Report 3 times. This outcome bears declare to a peculiarity and pointing of a Wolfsburg plant.“

Large-format press line 500 in Hall 1A took initial place in a difficulty of send XL presses. The Wolfsburg press emporium also did really good in a difficulty of on-going die. Press line 810 in Hall 2 once again took second place.

Markus Lange, Manager of a Press Shop, is also gratified about a really good opening of a press shop: “Once again, a rarely encouraged group has been a pivotal cause in winning these awards.”

Every day, a Wolfsburg press emporium processes some 2,600 metric tons of steel piece and produces roughly half a million physique parts. These tools are used for a models Golf, Golf Sportsvan, Touran and Tiguan as good as for a modular cross toolkit (MQB) height during 20 other plants. 2,000 people are employed in a Volkswagen Group’s largest and oldest press shop.