LUDWIGSBURG - Filtration specialist Mann+Hummel has announced that it is to close the production line at its main site in Ludwigsburg. The site will remain as the company's headquarters and centre of R&D activities.
The plant will no longer be accepting any new production orders with existing production activities phased out or relocated. The specific timetable for the closure will be agreed in cooperation with customers and employee representatives, the company said, explaining that it will work in close cooperation with its partners to arrange socially responsible solutions for the staff at the Ludwigsburg plant. Around 400 jobs at the factory are currently set to be affected by the decision.