TRW Automotive Holdings Corp will open a new technical centre in Anting, China in 2013.
The new centre will house research and development, engineering design and application, testing and validation activities across all of TRW’s product lines. The 32,000m2 facility will be able to accommodate more than 1,000 engineers.
John Plant, TRW Automotive President and Chief Executive Officer, stated “The new ‘Tech Centre’ in China demonstrates our long term commitment to China and the region and when complete will be one of our largest technical facilities worldwide. With over 26 million vehicles predicted to be built in the year 2016 in China, the automotive industry needs to be prepared to support this tremendous growth. Our ‘Tech Center’ will support our customers with their ambitious plans.”
It is planned that construction of the site will commence in autumn of this year and will be ready for operations in 2013.
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