The BMW plant in Eisenach: Expansion to the tooling location #1

The location of Eisenach takes a beginning in 2022 a more important role in the production network of the BMW Group. The plant in Eisenach, in the in the early years of the company, to make all Automobiles of the BMW brand have been manufactured, is extended until then, the world’s largest tool manufacturing location for the BMW Group. This is about 42 million euros will be invested and approximately 50 additional jobs will be created.

So far 16.300 square meters of production and logistics area of the BMW plant Eisenach is supplemented by a further 17,800 square meters, and more than doubled the office space will be enlarged from 2,200 to 3,200 square feet. The capacity of the plant will be increased by the measures, by up to 50 percent. The state of the art press tools make tools that are used by the plants of the BMW Group all over the world for the automotive industry.

In addition to tools in the BMW factory in Eisenach are also almost the outside skin of the components of the luxury brand Rolls-Royce as well as sports cars from BMW M built. Even parts of BMW motorcycle produced in the Thuringian automotive-home of the BMW Group.

Michael Eckl (head of the BMW plant in Eisenach): “The further investment and the Expansion of our plant ensures the long-term competitiveness of our location. It is also a sign of confidence of our company in the performance of our employees in Thuringia. We are proud that we are the largest tool-making site in the BMW Group production network.”

Wolfgang Tiefensee (Federal Minister for Economics of the free state of Thuringia, Germany): “We are not proud of the fact that BMW only the roots of the car maintains in Eisenach, mobile production, but also the future of mobility in shaping and future-ready and secure jobs. This is also a Testament to the attractiveness of the business location of Thuringia and the high qualification of the people in our Region.”

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