13 September 2013

DENSO to invest €21 million to expand engineering centers in Germany

Kariya, Japan – 12 September 2013 - Global automotive supplier DENSO will expand its two engineering centers located in the city of Wegberg and Eching of Germany. A total of approximately € 21 million will be invested by the fiscal year 2015 to add new office buildings and testing equipments at both centers. The Aachen Engineering Center in Wegberg and the Munich Engineering Center in Eching are both part of DENSO AUTOMOTIVE Deutschland GmbH, a subsidiary of DENSO Corporation.

"With this expansion, we aim to improve customer service by designing more products locally and offering more market-specific designs," said Masato (Max) Nakagawa, Head of DENSO INTERNATIONAL EUROPE Engineering Function and Chief Technology Officer. 

DENSO Corporation, headquartered in Kariya, Aichi prefecture, Japan, is a leading global automotive supplier of advanced technology, systems and components in the areas of thermal, powertrain control, electronics and information and safety. Its customers include all the world's major carmakers. Worldwide, the company has more than 200 subsidiaries and affiliates in 36 countries and regions (including Japan) and employs more than 130,000 people. Consolidated global sales for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2013, totaled US$38.1 billion. 

Source: DENSO