© PAIH Electronics Production | March 20, 2019
Japanese e-motor core producer to invest in Poland
Japanese Mitsui High-tec (MHT), a motor core stamping company for generator and motor parts of hybrid vehicles (HV) and electric vehicles (EV), will establish its first European manufacturing plant in Opolskie voivodeship, Poland.
The Japanese company is investing PLN 160 million (EUR 37.34 million) and plans to create 30 jobs initially. However this number is expected to increase to 70 jobs by 2024, and is targeting 200 positions in the future, according to a report from the Polish Investment and Trade Agency (PAIH). “In the future, I believe that the southwest part of Poland will become a major aggregate of automobile electrification, and Mitsui High-tec will be a company contributing to the region through our super precision tooling technology,” said Yasunari Mitsui, Mitsui High-tec, President, in the report. The construction of its factory in Skarbimierz, within the Wałbrzych Special Economic Zone) started in March 2019 and production is expected to begin in 2021. The 9’500 square metre facility will eventually be expanded to 22’500 square metres.