This facility houses a 38 000 sq m manufacturing plant, a fully resourced R&D centre and a dedicated aftermarket warehouse.

The new plant will manufacture a range of products including air filter systems, air filter elements, oil and fuel filters, cabin air filters, intake manifold systems, crankcase ventilation systems and coolant reservoirs.

“This Jiading facility underscores the importance Mann+Hummel places on China, as well as in the region,” said Patrick Cudmore, Group VP & CEO Mann+Hummel Asia-Pacific. “The Jiading facility takes Mann+Hummel closer to our goal of being one of the top automotive suppliers in China as we now have capabilities and facilities close to customers to meet their requirements. This integrated multi-functional state-of-the-art facility clearly puts Mann+Hummel in a strong position to meet the needs of our customers in the future.”

Mann+Hummel entered the Chinese market in 1996 and now has four companies in mainland China including three manufacturing companies in Changchun, Jinan and Shanghai.