Vaillant has determined to double its annual warmth pump manufacturing capability to round 500,000 models by opening a brand new manufacturing unit in Senica, Slovakia.
The Germany-based heating tech specialist stated the “mega manufacturing unit for electrical warmth pumps” has a ground area of 100,000 sq. meters. It’s designed to provide 300,000 warmth pumps per 12 months. The corporate didn’t say which warmth pump know-how it’ll produce on the new manufacturing unit, however its present portfolio contains air-source and ground-source warmth pumps for residential purposes.
Along with the meeting traces, the brand new manufacturing unit features a coaching middle for the corporate’s companions, a customer middle, and a logistics hub. The ability will reportedly use electrical energy from 100% renewable sources and be heated by warmth pumps.
Vaillant stated it has invested practically €1 billion ($1.07 billion) to develop its warmth pump enterprise since 2016.
“The main focus is positioned on the upscaling manufacturing capability of the corporate’s headquarters in Remscheid in addition to manufacturing websites in France, the UK and Slovakia,” it stated in an announcement. “On the identical time, the corporate has additionally considerably elevated its analysis and improvement assets and expanded its product portfolio within the warmth pump section.”
The producer additionally revealed plans to take a position as much as €1 billion within the coming years to additional develop manufacturing and develop digital companies for warmth pumps, if there’s ample market demand.
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