TRW Automotive has opened a new braking friction manufacturing facility dedicated to the aftermarket with a €15 million investment.

The 15,000 square metre plant at Olvega, in Spain’s Castilla-Leon region, has been opened in record time to meet demand for heavy metal free Lucas brake pads.

TRW now has nine European aftermarket manufacturing sites in addition to 23 OE braking, steering and suspension plants.

Production at Olvega is running at almost two million pad sets a year; at full capacity, the site will produce over five million pad sets annually. 

The plant employs 200 workers.

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