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24. nov. 2015

Murrelektronik Expands Czech Factory

Global Production Network Reaches 300,000 ft2 with Expansion at Czech Factory

Murrelektronik has a reputation for putting its customers first by focusing on quality production, fast delivery and reliable solutions. This focus is even more evident than ever now that the global automation systems provider has expanded its largest production facility in the Czech Republic by opening a sixth production building.

The groundbreaking event was attended by the founding family of Murrelektronik, both Franz Hafner and, Chairwoman of the Board, Caroline Hafner-Pinnel were there. Stefan Krämer, Vice President Finance and Administration, was also in attendance. Speeches were given by the executive management, and CEO, Markus Schyboll remarked on the expansion by saying, “Coming together here today is not only the next milestone for Murrelektronik, but it is proof and a thank you to the Murr CZ company for the reliable work that the colleagues have put in here. We are gathered here to celebrate the Czech team and the integral part the community has been to our success at Murr CZ. We’re proud to announce that this new facility continue our local commitment by providing over 250 more jobs in Stod.”

With an investment of 90 mil Czech Koruna (3.7 mil Euro), the new building will add an additional 48,000 ft2 to the location, bringing the total area in Stod to 150,000 ft2. “Stod produces a wide range of our automation products using the exact same innovative production technology that we developed and use in Germany. This standardization allows us to react even faster and more flexibly to our customers’ orders, helping us reach our goal of delivering the best quality with top delivery service so we can increase our customer’s competitive advantage. This expansion shows that we continue to innovate and keep our customers at the center of our global vision,” said Stefan Grotzke, COO.

The latest expansion will be completed by May 2016. It will expand Murrelektronik’s cordset production as well become the new home to the Czech Republic sales operations. Also housed in the new building will be a brand new training and showroom for customers worldwide. It’s the third expansion within the last five years and shows Murrelektronik’s commitment to being a quality supplier that is on a strong growth course.

Founded in 1975, Murrelektronik is headquartered in Southern Germany. In their Czech Republic production facility, Murrelektronik produces a wide range of state-of-the-art products and custom solutions for complex automated industrial systems, network protocols and machine connectivity. Other production locations include: Germany, China and a recent expansion in Atlanta, Georgia.

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