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Solaris invests 11 mln EUR in its production facility

  • Dodano 22 sierpnia 2014
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Solaris Bus & Coach is beginning an expansion of its plant in Bolechowo near Poznan this August. The 11 mln EUR investment will increase the factory’s production capacity which now is over 1300 vehicles per year.


The project, developed by Eiffage Polska, will include the enlargement of the production hall by 7.500 square meters. Additionally, offices facilities will be extended by another 5.000 square meters. The company’s entrance will also be rebuilt.

"Thanks to this investment we will improve our production capacity and efficiency. The new production hall will be used for manufacturing the new Solaris Urbino, whose official premiere will take place at this year’s IAA Commercial Vehicles in Hannover", said PhD Dariusz Michalak, Solaris Deputy CEO. "We are now producing 1300 vehicles per year and this number is to be increased in the coming years", he adds.

The expansion which starts this August is due to be completed in second half of 2015. The 11 mln EUR project will be partially financed by the European Regional Development Fund.


Additional information:

Solaris Bus & Coach is a major European producer of city, intercity and special-purpose buses as well as low-floor trams. Since the start of production in 1996, over 11.000 vehicles have already left the factory in Bolechowo near Poznań. They are running in 28 countries. Despite its young age, Solaris has become one of the trendsetting companies in its industry. For many years it has been the indisputable leader among the suppliers of city buses in Poland as well as one of the largest suppliers of city buses in Germany.

Mateusz Figaszewski
Head of Public Relations