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Mercedes-Benz Adding Russian Suppliers for New Plant

Moscovia plant looking to get up and running.

by on Nov.13, 2017

Daimler and Russian officials show off the model for the new Mercedes-Benz plant just outside Moscow.

With the company’s plans to expand production in Russia now rolling forward, Mercedes-Benz is looking for more Russian-based suppliers as it moves to expand its industrial base inside the country.

“We will produce our best sellers for the regional market at the new Mercedes-Benz Moscovia plant on a fully flexible basis. To do so, we count on local partners that provide us with top quality and innovations,” noted Klaus Zehender, member of the Divisional Board of Mercedes-Benz Cars.

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“Thus we are following our general localization strategy to buy materials, where our production operations are based,” Zehender said during a supplier event Mercedes-Benz hosted in Moscow last week. (more…)