The Mercedes-Benz Bremen Bulb is adulatory a appropriate anniversary: An EQC (combined ability consumption: 21.3-20.2 kWh/100 km; accumulated CO2 emissions: 0 g/km), the Mercedes-Benz amid electric vehicles, is the nine millionth agent “made in Bremen” to cycle off the accumulation line. The EQC is one of ten models that are auspiciously produced at the site. Within the all-around assembly arrangement of Mercedes-Benz Cars, Bremen is the centre of adequacy for the common assembly of the C-Class, which has been Mercedes-Benz’s highest-volume archetypal for added than ten years. Bremen is additionally amenable for the all-around assembly of the GLC as able-bodied as of the all-electric EQC. With a adjustable assembly of cartage with altered powertrain variants, the Bremen armpit contributes to the ability and abundance of the absolute assembly network.
The Mercedes-Benz Bremen Bulb looks aback on a history of over 40 years. The assembly of Mercedes-Benz commuter cars in Bremen started in February 1978 with the Estate archetypal of the 123 archetypal series. Since then, the bulb has already auspiciously baffled added than 25 agent start-ups and pursues the continued attitude of automotive architecture in the Hanseatic City. To this day, the Bremen aggregation is acclaimed by its abundant acquaintance with start-ups and the adjustable affiliation of new models.
“The Mercedes-Benz Bremen Bulb is an accomplished archetype for the assortment and adaptability of our Mercedes-Benz Cars all-around assembly network. With a Mercedes-Benz EQC we accept now accomplished the nine-million mark. We are actual appreciative of this new assembly ceremony in our all-around network. With advanced technologies at the armpit we aftermath cartage with altered anatomy styles and powertrains – from accepted to all-electric powertrains. We flexibly accommodate new approaching technologies into advancing assembly and are able to aftermath altered models on one line,” says Jörg Burzer, Member of the Board of Administration of Mercedes-Benz AG, Assembly and Supply Chain Management.
The EQC was the aboriginal all-electric agent to be chip into advancing assembly in 2019. It is produced there on the aforementioned band as the C-Class Saloon and Estate as able-bodied as the GLC and GLC Coupé. This is accessible because Mercedes-Benz Cars invested in high-tech accessories with beat Industry 4.0 solutions in the absolute assembly arrangement at an aboriginal stage.
“Since I took over the role of area administrator of the Mercedes-Benz Bremen Bulb in April 2020, I accept been aggressive by the abundant charge of our aggregation and by how they put their hearts and souls into arrive every task. This absurd ceremony is the aftereffect of a able aggregation achievement and already added proves the abundant ability of the advisers of our location,” says Michael Frieß, Area Administrator and Head of Assembly of the Mercedes-Benz Bremen Plant.
With a workforce of added than 12,500, the Mercedes-Benz Bremen Bulb is the better private-sector employer in the region.
“The 9 millionth agent from our Bremen bulb shows the acknowledged and abundant assignment that our colleagues accept done over decades and which is accepted by our customers. At this point, I would like to acknowledge anybody who was complex in this,” says Michael Peters, Chairman of the Works Council at the Bremen site.
Successful assembly about-face of the E-Class
The Bremen bulb additionally approved complete adaptability during the latest assembly start-up. Not atomic due to the advanced archetypal assortment the Bremen aggregation has abundant acquaintance in start-ups. The assembly about-face of the assiduously adapted archetypal alternation of the new E-Class took abode in July 2020. In Bremen the Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupé and Cabriolet are produced. Adaptability is a acute agency of success actuality as well: The E-Class is produced on one band with the C-Class Coupé and the C-Class Cabriolet, a action that uses innovative, adult technologies: One archetype is the agenda shopfloor management, which allows ecology accepted assembly abstracts in absolute time. The QUALITY LIVE arrangement enables the advisers to analysis the affection of every agent in absolute time on a acutely abiding user interface. QUALITY LIVE and the agenda shopfloor administration are apparatus of the MO360 agenda assembly ecosystem of Mercedes-Benz Cars. The advantage is that MO360 makes it accessible to access the ability significantly.
About the Mercedes-Benz Bremen Plant
Ten models are currently produced at the location: C-Class Saloon, Estate, Coupé and Cabriolet; E-Class Coupé and Cabriolet; the SUV GLC, GLC Coupé as able-bodied as the SL Roadster and the EQC. Added than 360,000 cartage were produced in Bremen in 2019. As the centre of adequacy for the C-Class, the Mercedes-Benz Bremen Bulb oversees the common assembly of Mercedes-Benz’s highest-volume archetypal alternation at the company’s across plants. Additionally the assembly of the GLC is controlled from Bremen as the capital assembly location. Cartage “Made in Bremen” awning the accomplished ambit of able powertrains – from acceptable agitation engines and constituent hybrids to electric vehicles.