Jaguar Land Rover Started a new manufacturing facility in Slovakia




Jaguar Land Rover, subsidiary company of Tata Motors has started its manufacturing plant in Nitra, Slovakia at an investment of about ₹ 9500 crores with the aim to spread its foot in the European market. With the aim of expansion of business in the UK, the establishment of this state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Nitra is the latest step of Tata Motors after the opening its Chinese joint venture in 2014 and Brazilian plant in 2016.

Addressing the media on opening ceremony Dr Ralf Septh chief executive officer of Jaguar Land Rover, stated “Global businesses require global operational footprints. While Jaguar Land Rover's heart and soul remain firmly anchored in the UK, expanding internationally only enriches and strengthens our UK business. Today’s opening of our next generation manufacturing plant in Nitra, Slovakia represents the start of a new era in manufacturing for Jaguar Land Rover. It is the latest milestone in our long-term globalisation programme and the culmination of four years planning. As with our existing manufacturing facilities located in the UK, China, Brazil, India and Austria, this high-tech plant in Slovakia will complement and support our corporate, R&D and engineering functions headquartered in the UK.”

The factory spread over 3,00,000 square metre currently employs around 1500 people in Nitra (in which 98% are Slovak nationals and 30% are female) and at present is capable of manufacturing 1,50,000 cars per year. At present, the flagship model Discovery is decided to be produced here and of course, in future, the production of other SUVs will be started here. The plant joins bleeding edge innovations and it is the first in Europe to utilize Kuka's Pulse transporter framework which is 30 per cent quicker exchange times than traditional movement frameworks. It will likewise include a profoundly computerized paint shop procedure to guarantee the most noteworthy quality and limit nature effect. The plant is designed composed with the adaptability to empower shrewd, associated producing advancements, for example, shop floor perception by utilizing ongoing information to unravel issues which will bolster enhanced process effectiveness, conveyance and quality. The Nitra plant, which got a monetary venture from the Slovakian government, has been under development since 2016. Jaguar said the plant consolidates bleeding edge advancements and highlights a very robotized paint shop procedure to guarantee the most elevated quality and limit the ecological effect.

Jaguar Land Rover's Solihull processing plant in the UK has as of late started an arranged fourteen-day shutdown following a decrease in worldwide deals. It is additionally working a three-day week at its Castle Bromwich plant, where the Jaguar XE, XF and XJ vehicles are made, until after the Christmas time frame.

 

 

 

Global businesses require global operational footprints. While Jaguar Land Rover's heart and soul remain firmly anchored in the UK, expanding internationally only enriches and strengthens our UK business.

 

Today’s opening of our next generation manufacturing plant in Nitra, Slovakia represents the start of a new era in manufacturing for Jaguar Land Rover. It is the latest milestone in our long-term globalisation programme and the culmination of four years planning. As with our existing manufacturing facilities located in the UK, China, Brazil, India and Austria, this high-tech plant in Slovakia will complement and support our corporate, R&D and engineering functions headquartered in the UK.” Global businesses require global operational footprints. While Jaguar Land Rover's heart and soul remain firmly anchored in the UK, expanding internationally only enriches and strengthens our UK business.

 

Today’s opening of our next generation manufacturing plant in Nitra, Slovakia represents the start of a new era in manufacturing for Jaguar Land Rover. It is the latest milestone in our long-term globalisation programme and the culmination of four years planning. As with our existing manufacturing facilities located in the UK, China, Brazil, India and Austria, this high-tech plant in Slovakia will complement and support our corporate, R&D and engineering functions headquartered in the UK.” Global businesses require global operational footprints. While Jaguar Land Rover's heart and soul remain firmly anchored in the UK, expanding internationally only enriches and strengthens our UK business.

 

Today’s opening of our next generation manufacturing plant in Nitra, Slovakia represents the start of a new era in manufacturing for Jaguar Land Rover. It is the latest milestone in our long-term globalisation programme and the culmination of four years planning. As with our existing manufacturing facilities located in the UK, China, Brazil, India and Austria, this high-tech plant in Slovakia will complement and support our corporate, R&D and engineering functions headquartered in the UK.”