Car seats will be manufactured for KIA models in Kaliningrad

Car seats will be manufactured for KIA models in Kaliningrad

Avtostat – The establishment of car manufacturer Avtotor’s Kaliningrad factory, where car seats will be manufactured for KIA automobiles within the frame of the supply industry development programme, is about to be completed. Johnson Controls and Youngsan Kld have already started the assembly of production equipment at the facility, established very close to Avtotor factory. The facility will manufacture seats with CKD method for KIA Sorento and Cerato models. Johnson Controls and Youngson Kld are expected to start the serial production of seats within this month. The annual production capacity has been announced as 50,000 seats.

Avtotor has been manufacturing KIA Sorento with CKD method since November 2013. Currently, the assembly of the welding shop for Cerato bodywork production line is being carried out at the factory. The paint shop, with 75,000 bodyworks painting capacity, has been operating since November 2013.

Avtotor currently manufactures over 30 models, belonging to BMW, KIA, Opel, Cadillac, Chevrolet and Hyundai.