Kölleda and Arnstadt, Germany
Foundation year: 2002
Number of employees: > 1,400
- The Thuringian subsidiaries of Daimler AG in Kölleda and Arnstadt are important parts of the worldwide powertrain production network, whose lead plant is in Stuttgart-Untertürkheim.
- The engine plant of MDC Power GmbH in Kölleda has assembled four-cylinder petrol and four/six-cylinder diesel engines for Mercedes-Benz vehicles since 2003.
- In 2013, the engine plant started production of an AMG engine for the first time.
- The component plant MDC Technology GmbH in Arnstadt processes crankcases for Mercedes-Benz engines with the NANOSLIDE® process. In this process the cylinder liners are coated and finely honed. Processing the crankcases helps to reduce weight and fuel consumption, and makes a major contribution to CO2 reduction.