The first Mercedes-Benz’s engine factory in Poland is located in Jawor, which is situated west of Wrocław in the Wałbrzych Special Economic Zone. The plant is take out part of the newly established Mercedes-Benz Manufacturing Poland company, and it produces four-cylinder gasoline and diesel engines and electric batteries for Mercedes-Benz passenger cars. The state-of-the-art factory combines the highest standards in the automotive industry with the idea of Industry 4.0, and its launch increases the company’s manufacturing capacity in Eastern Europe as well as flexibility and effectiveness of the global production network of Mercedes-Benz. Construction works began in 2017.
Mercedes-Benz network of factories also includes numerous plants outside Germany, i.e. Star Transmission in Romania – a subsidiary of Daimler, which assembles gear boxes and manufactures parts and components, or a joint venture company BBAC in Beijing, which produces engines for the local market in China. While Infiniti produces four-cylinder gasoline units for Mercedes-Benz in its factory in Decherd, Tennessee (USA) as part of strategic cooperation between Daimler and the Renault-Nissan alliance.