Leoni, the leading European provider of cables and cable systems to the automotive sector and other industries, opened its fifth wiring systems factory China. The facility located in Tieling, northern China will develop and manufacture products for several vehicle models of the company’s new customer BMW Brilliance Automotive Ltd (BBA).
BBA is the joint venture between
BMW AG of Germany and its Chinese partner Brilliance China Automotive Holdings Ltd.
Leoni is investing a total of Ã¢â€šÂ¬35 million in the new building and equipment in Tieling – with an area totalling more than 25,000 sq m, the plant provides space for up to 2,000 employees when running at full capacity. Serial production is scheduled to commence in early 2016.
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