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Continental opens $110M manufacturing unit in New Braunfels – mySA


Continental held a grand opening for the New Braunfels facility on Wednesday.

Continental held a grand opening for the New Braunfels facility on Wednesday.

Courtesy of Continental

A brand new state-of-the-art manufacturing plant is now open within the Hill Nation and is set to provide more than 500 jobs to the area. On Wednesday, September 28, Continental held a grand opening ceremony for it is $110 million facility in New Braunfels, according to a news release. 

“Continental develops key parts for assisted and automatic driving all around the world. The completion of our new automotive plant signifies a significant step in our long-term technique for advancing progress and innovation in autonomous mobility,” stated Juergen Martin, New Braunfels plant supervisor, Continental North America, within the launch. “The Metropolis of New Braunfels, Comal County, New Braunfels Utilities, Larger New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce, and the New Braunfels Financial Growth Committee have all been excellent companions to assist us create this exceptional website, which can present glorious jobs and alternatives for many years to return.”

The ability started building in 2020. The 215,000-square-foot manufacturing unit is the corporate’s first greenfield plant to be in-built the US, in response to the discharge. The New Braunfels plant will create merchandise for Superior Driver Help Methods that embody radars and sensors.

Since 2011, Continental has invested about $4 billion in manufacturing, know-how, amenities and product growth in the US, in response to the discharge. The corporate employs a home workforce of greater than 15,000.

“For greater than 25 years, Continental has researched and developed driver help programs which can be important options in autos in the present day. We’ve got great progress on this space of our enterprise and the addition of this new manufacturing facility will assist us proceed our trajectory to advance know-how even additional,” stated Frank Petznick, member of the Automotive Board and Head of Enterprise Space Autonomous Mobility, Continental. “At Continental, we’re all the time searching for new alternatives to make drivers safer. New Braunfels will play a essential function as we proceed to develop our ADAS enterprise in North America and help our purpose of imaginative and prescient zero – zero site visitors fatalities, accidents and crashes on our roadways.”


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