Mercedes-Benz factories and decisions about continuing to work

Mercedes-Benz factories and decisions about continuing to work


After suspending production and shortening working hours due to the outbreak of the new Corona virus, Mercedes-Benz factories successfully resumed production in: Unterturkheim, Berlin, Hamburg, Sindelfingen, and Bremen. The engines and auto components factories in Unterturkheim, Hamburg and Berlin also gradually resumed production from April 20, while German company Mercedes cars factories in Bremen and Sindelfingen resumed production from last week. The Mercedes automobile plant is also slated to gradually resume production shipments from May 4.
As for the company's factories in Kolida and Arnstadt (MDC Power and MDC Technology) in addition to a number of Mercedes-Benz automobile factories in several countries, they will gradually resume production, which includes the factories in Sebis and Kugir in Romania and Wexkimet in Hungary and Tuscaloosa in the United States of America, and production will resume according to Flexible plans to keep abreast of current developments.

As production accelerates, Mercedes-Benz continues its production and electrical initiatives, as the company is witnessing a huge growth in demand for its products in China, which is the largest market for its sales. The Unterturkheim plant is producing the engines and components needed to produce Mercedes cars in China and to resume gradual production at Mercedes assembly plants as a continuation of production processes, the Mercedes plant in Berlin resumed production of Camtronic engine management units and other components. As for the Hamburg factory, it produces wheel hubs and axle manufacturing components needed to manufacture Mercedes cars around the world. The battery factories in Cummins - where EQ batteries, additional batteries for hybrid cars and 48-volt batteries are produced - continued to work during the production suspension period and shortened working hours due to their strategic role in the electric cars initiative implemented by Mercedes, as the work was divided into two separate shifts with a commitment The staff is fully safety procedures.


The company is gradually increasing the frequency of production in all production departments at the Mercedes Automobile Plant in Bremen, including - for example - the Mercedes GLC production division, the best-selling SUV in the Mercedes fleet last year. At the same time, EQC production is increasing in the company's electrical initiative, the Sindelfingen plant produces two E-Class and S-Class electric-powered models, as well as the hybrid version and plug-in, at the Mercedes-Benz factory in Sindelfingen.

Daimler had decided to suspend most of the production and work operations in specific administrative regions within Europe for an initial period that lasted for two weeks (from March 23 to April 5 2020), and then the company continued to operate on a limited scale in Germany from April 6, and the situation remains volatile within The company where limited work will continue in some areas. Limited work includes auto, truck and commercial vehicle factories in Germany. As for the basic functions, future plans and strategic projects, they are not covered by the limited work plan in order to be able to return to work quickly after the end of the crisis.