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    Watch: Gestamp reimagines the supply chain through global federated networks


    Diego Mallada explains how Gestamp’s digital ecosystem and its global federated network will reshape automotive logistics

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    Gestamp redefines supply chain management for industry 4.0


    Gestamp’s digitalisation lead, Diego Mallada, explains how the tier one supplier is navigating the digital future, as well as creating it

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    Gestamp joins Catena-X digital supply chain platform


    Spanish parts maker Gestamp is boosting its technological and environmental credentials by joining the Catena-X data-sharing platform.

  • The Circularity Agreement targets increasing the recycling and circular supply of steel scrap as well as the production of low CO2-emissions products with substantial scrap content.

    Steel goes green as Gestamp and ArcelorMittal reach circular supply chain deal for scrap


    The collaboration will advance the circular supply of recycled steel to boost sustainability for both companies and the automotive industry

  • Iñaki Velasco & Francisco Riberas

    Gestamp ups sustainability effort with stake in Gescrap


    Tier one supplier Gestamp is building a stronger circular economy by taking a 33.3% stake Gescrap, one of Europe’s leading scrap recovery and waste management providers to the automotive industry

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    Changes at the top for BMW Manufacturing in Spartanburg


    BMW Manufacturing in the US has appointed Dr Robert Engelthorn as its new president and CEO, replacing Knudt Flor who has retired. Jeffrey Gaudiano, vice-president of production control, logistics and VPS, has also retired from the division

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    Spain’s auto industry to get billion-euro boost from government


    The Spanish government has announced a €3.75 billion ($4.2 billion) stimulus programme for the country’s automotive sector, designed to mitigate the impact of the coronavirus and boost the sale of low-emission vehicles.

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    Your webinar questions answered: How tier 1 suppliers are responding to tough headwinds


    You asked, we answer. We return to the questions from our audience that we didn’t have time to answer in our live webinar, ranging from which parts of automotive tier 1 suppliers’ business models are at risk of commodification, to how tier suppliers are changing supply chain processes

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    Seat expands use of duo and giga trailers


    Spanish car maker Seat now has four supply routes for transport of components using duo and giga trailers, which it says it expects to increase in the future…

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    Gestamp opens first plant in Japan


    Spanish automotive parts manufacturer Gestamp has inaugurated a manufacturing unit in Matsusaka, central Japan, the company’s first in the country. Gestamp Hot Stamping Japan will work for Japanese OEMs, starting with Honda.The tier supplier said the new plant would improve its knowledge of the needs of Japanese car manufacturers and ...

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    Pressing a point


    Slightly to the north of Wolverhampton in the UK’s industrial Midlands – and perhaps more crucially just a few miles off a key transport route, the M6 motorway – lies one of the latest additions to the worldwide roster of production facilities for stamped automotive metal parts. In mid-September, Spanish-owned ...

  • September 19, 2018

    A crisis in human capital


    As the automotive logistics sector continues to automate and let technology take the lead, there are some important human factors to resolve if such plans are to succeed – as delegates at this year’s Automotive Logistics Global conference in Detroit found out While the US car market may be ...

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    Sweet home Alabama


    One of the most popular songs about the US state of Alabama, ‘Sweet Home Alabama’, opens with the line “Big wheels keep on turning” – and indeed the number doing so is set to grow after the January announcement that a $1.6 billion Toyota-Mazda joint-venture manufacturing plant is scheduled to ...

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    Gestamp plans joint venture plant in Morocco


    Spanish automotive parts manufacturer Gestamp has signed a joint venture agreement with Moroccan components manufacturer Tuyauto to set up a factory in the north African country.The companies plan to build the plant in the Kenitra free trade zone, next to the car assembly factory PSA is building there. Other key ...

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    Gestamp announces Brazil plant to supply FCA


    Component manufacturer Gestamp has announced completion of its seventh plant in Brazil with the construction of a metal-stamping line in Betim.It will supply Fiat Chrysler’s (FCA) local facility in the region, which produces Fiat Palio and Siena models.The Spain-based company is already supplying General Motors, Volkswagen, Renault Nissan, PSA, Honda, ...

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    Gestamp shares start trading in Spain


    Automotive components manufacturer Gestamp has officially started trading on the Madrid Stock Exchange, with CEO Francisco Riberas ringing the opening bell on Friday (April 7th).The company, which has its headquarters in Spain, conducted a book building exercise, which captures and records investor demand, ahead of the listing and achieved a ...

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    Parts maker Gestamp takes 'next natural step' with Spanish IPO


    Spanish automotive parts maker Gestamp has announced its intention to list on the Spanish stock exchanges, putting certain existing shares currently held by the controlling shareholder, the Riberas family, up for sale.Founded in 1997, the company has 98 production facilities in Europe, North America, South America and Asia. It manufactures ...

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    Gestamp to build parts stamping plant closer to customers in Japan


    Spanish automotive parts maker Gestamp is investing an initial €37m ($39m) to build its first plant in Japan for the supply of hot stamped parts to the domestic market.Hot stamping is a method of forming ultra high strength steel into complex shapes using heated blanks resulting in lighter components. L ...

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    ThyssenKrupp expands in South Carolina


    German component supplier ThyssenKrupp has opened a new distribution centre in Charleston, South Carolina, to provide value-added kitting, sequencing, inspection, rework, export packaging, warehousing and transport to and from the Port of Charleston, mainly for vehicle and auto part producers.The US state already accommodates more than 250 automotive-related companies and ...

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    Mexican production booms but tier ones still reliant on imports


    As production continues to grow in Mexico, with a recent spate of OEM and tier one suppliers announcing plans for facilities, the tier two and raw material base remains underdeveloped, which means that tier one suppliers are still relying on a high level of imports, according to industry analyst IHS ...