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 Takeover of the former BMW Allach aircraft engine factory by MAN
1955 Start of production of trucks, buses and tractors
1960 Production of the 30,000th truck
1967 Relocation of bus production to Penzberg
1986 Introduction of the new product line F90
1994 Introduction of the new product line F2000
2000 Introduction of the new product line Trucknology Generation A (TGA)
2001 Formation of independent business units at MAN Truck & Bus, the Munich plant is part of the "Heavy Trucks" (H) business unit
2007 Introduction of the new product line MAN TGX and TGS
2013 Equipping the TGX and TGS series compliant with the Euro 6 exhaust-gas standard