21 Jun 2016

Major orders for Rheinmetall Automotive

State-of-the-art control and exhaust gas technology for China

Pierburg GmbH, a member of the Rheinmetall Group's Automotive component, has booked €375 million in new orders from a well-known Chinese automobile manufacturer. The products are intended for a vehicle series sold in the Chinese domestic market as well as for models marketed worldwide.

The contracts for gasoline and diesel engines include throttle and control valves, differential pressure flaps, electric recirculating water pumps, switchable mechanical water pumps as well as high- and low-pressure exhaust gas recirculation valves.

Production of the relevant models has already started or will do so in the course of 2016. The start of production of further models of this customer for which Pierburg will be supplying parts will take place successively in the period up to 2020.

These mechatronic products are being manufactured at Pierburg locations in Shanghai and Kunshan as well as at Pierburg sites in Hartha, Germany, Abadiano, Spain, and Ústí in the Czech Republic.

About Rheinmetall Automotive

Rheinmetall Automotive, the engine technology arm of the Düsseldorf, Germany-based high-tech enterprise for mobility and security, is one of the world’s top 100 auto parts makers, with annual sales of around €2.6 billion (2015). Some 11,000 employees at around 40 production plants in Europe, the Americas, Japan, India and China develop and manufacture components, modules and assemblies for the drive systems of present and future vehicles.

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Oliver Hoffmann
Head of Press and Public Relations
Rheinmetall Platz 1
40476 Düsseldorf
Germany
Phone: +49 211 473-4748
Fax: +49 211 473-4157

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