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July 5, 2021

Faurecia inaugurates Togliatti seating site

Togliatti automotive cluster receives major boost with Faurecia seating plant.

By Simon Warburton

Faurecia has inaugurated a new industrial site in the automotive base of Togliatti, in the Russian Samara region.

The city will be home to both the supplier’s largest plant in Russia and its regional headquarters, building on the Group’s six sites across the country.

The new scalable and modulable site will enable the Group to expand its industrial capacity and cover all elements of complete seat systems, including covers, foams and metal welding.

It will also be equipped with the technologies for CO2 emissions reduction, in line with the Group’s CO2 neutrality objectives for controlled emissions by 2025.

“This new plant in Togliatti will become the anchor of our industrial presence in Russia, both in terms of its production capacity and its technologies for CO2 emissions reduction,” said Faurecia Russia division VP, Lukasz Babuska.

“With the confidence of our customers and employees and the support of local and regional authorities, Faurecia will play a key role in Russia’s growing automotive market.”

Local and regional authorities have lent their support to the construction of the site in the city’s Special Economic Zone.

Present at the inauguration were Vice-Governor and chairman of the Samara regional government, Viktor Kudryashov and representatives from OEMs.

Currently employing nearly 600 people, Faurecia aims to employ close to 1,000 people at its new Togliatti site in the coming years.

https://www.faurecia.com/en/newsroom/faurecia-inaugurates-new-industrial-site-togliatti-largest-russia

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