Gestamp has opened a factory for the production of automotive components in Russia

Gestamp has opened a factory for the production of automotive components in Russia

Autostat – Gestamp has opened its fourth plant in Russia “Edscha Tolyatti” on 10 March, which will manufacture hinges for doors, tailgates, trunk lids and bonnets. The new facility, established at Tolyatti SEZ, is the first plant of Edscha (an affiliate of Gestamp Group since 2010) in Russia.

Assembly and production of hinges for doors, tailgates, trunk lids and bonnets for the Russian market has started with 50 employees at the factory this year. An approximate production capacity of 2.5 million hinges is expected for the year 2016. Edscha Tolyatti plans to employ 150 more workers in the medium term. The plant has a production area of 5000 m². An additional area of nearly 6000 m² is available for future expansions.

Gestamp has been operating in Russia since 2008. Currently, the company has four plants in Russia, including Edscha Tolyatti, employing more than 650 people. Russia has become the eleventh biggest market for Gestamp in 2014.