January - March
Porsche to invest 300 million Euros in the Zuffenhausen site by 2016
Range of building projects underway at the headquarters
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"With large investments being made in new production sites and administration buildings, we are documenting the importance of Zuffenhausen as the
Uwe Hück, Chairman of the General and Group Works Council at
New training centre with high-tech equipment
Construction of the new training centre, to be opened in 2015, was already started at the end of last year. The former tram depot, some 9000 m2 in size, is to become home to a newly constructed building with capacity for more than 450 trainees. The building is to boast not only a training workshop that has yet to find its equal, but also training classrooms, office areas and underground parking.
New engine plant and parking places on former Layher site
The construction of the new engine plant is to start at the end of May and is designed to house the production of a new generation of engines. The new building with a floor space of 25,000 m2 will host logistics, assembly and office spaces. The buildings previously used for these purposes are already dismantled.
Central workshops on the old Daimler premises
The central Zuffenhausen workshops are to be built on a parcel of land on the former Daimler premises measuring some 74,000 m2. The existing buildings will be converted accordingly from spring 2015. Besides specially equipped workshops there will also be accommodations for the sales of company cars, the internal vehicle fleet and training for dealer organisations.
Expansion at the
In response to increased demand placed on the service area and the launch of the new
Increasing the capacity of the canteens
The canteen extension in plant 2 was opened back in June 2013. This has increased its capacity from 1,900 to 2,400 meals per day. The extension of the company canteen in plant 5 was also completed in March this year. In the original area, the entire kitchen equipment and servery are currently being completely revamped. From mid-October it will have capacity for an extra 1,000 meals a day for the employees.
In response to the increasing number of employees,
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