£5.9m investment fuels production for Range Rover parts manufacturer
Sertec has started its production of the new Range Rover and Range Rover Sport with a £5.9m investment into its production capabilities.
The global automotive components manufacturer has used the investment to enhance its use of robotic and automated cells as well as increasing its MIG, TIG and SPOT automated welding capabilities.
At full production, Sertec will manufacture a total of 211 different parts to produce around 3500 car sets a week.
The Range Rover and Range Rover Sport was facilitated by Sertec’s Programme Team, who have successfully established multiple new lines, ultimately securing jobs at its Tyseley Plant.
The company supports its customers from concept design phase through to production and has bespoke engineering teams for all aspects of product development.
Grant Adams, CEO said that “As one of Jaguar Land Rover’s long-standing suppliers of over 50 years, we are proud to continue the supply of our high-quality products.”
“Our Team worked diligently and effectively to deliver the new lines at our Tyseley plant and the new capabilities we have invested in has enabled Sertec to continue being at the forefront of producing lightweight body structures. “
Sertec has also recently invested £1.7 million into its Research and Development programmes, including the installation of a low volume production centre, to enable one of the UK’s first mass production assembly line for modular busbars – supporting the industries road to zero emissions.
With 60 years experience, the global automotive manufacturer operates across six sites, with four manufacturing sites in the UK, one manufacturing site in Aszar, Hungary and one in Hückeswagen, Germany, plus a tooling technical centre based in Dongguan, China.