In the MAN Truck & Bus Group, the MAN Munich plant is the parent plant and the location of the head office. The Munich plant produces trucks in the heavy series with a permissible gross vehicle weight of 18 to 41 tons. Munich furthermore produces cabs and driven axles, transfer cases and drive shafts for the entire plant network.
With over 900 employees, truck assembly produces trucks in the TGS series for heavy-duty, building site traffic and short-haul transport along with the TGX for national and international long-haul transport. An extremely wide range of products arises from the numerous possible combinations of axle and cab components and the chassis or semitrailer tractor model versions.
About 800 employees in the axle production produce rear axles, driven front axles, drive shafts and transfer cases. In 2014 over 93,000 axles were produced.
The cab division with over 900 employees makes equipped cabs in the heavy series for TGX and TGS vehicles and supplies bodyshell components to the production network. Around 44,000 cabs were produced in 2014.
The MAN plant logistics covers the entire processes for receipt of goods, through provision of materials on the assembly line as well as the dispatch of vehicles or components. They are planned and implemented in accordance with the MAN principles of logistics and the optimum in time, costs and quality. Over 600 employees administer 16,000 active item numbers and manage 30,000 stock movements every day.
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1955 Former Allach aircraft engine plant acquired by MAN from BMW
1955 Truck, bus and tractor production commences
1960 30,000th truck manufactured
1967 Bus production moved to Penzberg
1986 New F90 product range introduced
1994 New F2000 product range introduced
2000 New Trucknology Generation A (TGA) product range introduced
2007 New MAN TGX and TGS product range introduced
2013 TGX und TGS series equipped to meet Euro 6 emission standard
2015 60 years of plant Munich
2016 The Munich plant receives the “Factory of the Year Award” for its outstanding production network
As part of reorganisation measures in the Production Truck network, MAN Truck & Bus AG is investing over 220 million Euro in further development of the plant in Munich (out of an overall total of 1.24 billion Euro at the location as a whole). This transformation will enable the plant to make a significant contribution to MAN’s company-wide future programme, which will increase in a sustainable way the profitability and the capacity to compete for MAN.
The plant in Munich will be enlarged to a central location for cab production in the assembly for production Truck. Until the end of 2018 the focus will be on the expansion of the production capacities of the cab painting facility from 280 up to 500 units per day. Important for this will be the construction of a modern and efficient basecoat line inside of the new production hall F10 and the reconstruction of the existing cab painting facility in hall F6 up to a topcoat painting with a new finish line.
Furthermore the painting and testing processes in hall F6 will be changed fundamentally in the next months. In addition to the not necessary and standing idled facilities, they will be removed from December 2017 until January 2018. The installation of the new required facilities and the extension and modernization of the stock facilities will take place between March and December 2018 in parallel with ongoing production operations.
The painting lines will be in line with the state of the art and even surpass it, they will contribute to improve the painting surface and the reduction of environmentally, especially noise and volatile organic compounds emissions.