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Salzgitter plant

Dr. Thomas Rennemann, Plant Manager at the MAN site in Salzgitter

Dr. Thomas Rennemann, Plant Manager

"A culture of quality we put into practice is what distinguishes the Salzgitter plant. This is the added value we have been assuring for our customers for decades, regardless of whether this is for our end products, such as units and components or for our international logistics flows. We apply our innovative strength and inventiveness consistently to refine these principles as well as our employee potentials that make us a TOP employer."

Aerial view of the MAN Truck & Bus plant in Salzgitter

MAN Truck & Bus AG carries out production at the Salzgitter plant with 2,500 employees on a works area of approximately 715,000 m2 (176,000 m2 of the area covered by buildings). In addition to the MAN TGS and TGX series, the Salzgitter plant produces units and components in the production network. These are, for instance, non-driven axles for buses and trucks and crankshafts for commercial vehicle engines. Bus chassis are assembled on a separate assembly line. They form the basis for our bus body customers operating worldwide. For the global Truck in the Box (TIB) assembly plants for the MAN brand, the plant packages the complete assembly kits and provides the global logistics chain. For the receipt, storage and dispatch of MAN Original Spare Parts a logistics area of around 449.500 m2 (112,000 m2 of the area covered by buildings).

Overview of products

 Assembling a TGX 26.480

Trucks in the heavy series

Trucks in the heavy TGX, TGS and TGS-WW series as well as pre-assemblies for CKD kits are assembled on the truck-assembly line. Technical and organisational quality inspections along the entire line secure the high MAN quality standards for our customers.

 NOL-08 truck tag axle

Axles for truck and buses

The Salzgitter plant is the exclusive supplier of non-driven axles in the MAN Truck & Bus AG production network. The product range comprises front axles, leading and trailing axles, independent suspension units and HydroDrive axles (driven) with axle loads from three to nine tons. Axle equipment includes ABS, automatic brake pad adjustment, electric wear indicator and angle of rotation sensors, optionally with disc or hub brakes.

Crankshaft for engine production

Crankshafts for engine production

Manufacturing facilities in Salzgitter include two crankshaft production lines for engines belonging to the D08, D20, D26 and D28 series. With displacements ranging from 4.6 to 12.8 liters, these offer outputs of between 100 and 540 HP (74 - 397 kW) and are available in either diesel or natural gas versions. The various types of crankshafts are between 579 and 1.088 mm long. Forged blanks are machined using advanced CBN grinding technology, the end products being supplied to the Nuremberg Plant for use in engine production.

 Bus chassis

Premium buses based on premium bus chassis

The product range of bus chassis from Salzgitter extends from midi through city and intercity right up to coach chassis of the premium class. MAN diesel and natural gas engines compliant with the Euro 3 to Euro 6 exhaust-gas standards operate in these vehicles. Different chassis with rigid axles or independent suspension as well as rear axles of the luxury coach generation are available for all vehicle operations. The body-friendly, modular design of the vehicles allows efficient and high-quality processing to the delight of customers and passengers throughout the world.

Unassembled truck and bus chassis on the production line at the Salzgitter plant

Truck and Chassis in the Box

Disassembled truck and bus chassis packaged in assembly line production; 15 CKD vehicle types; delivery to 15 customer plants worldwide

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