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About the Mercedes-Benz Kassel plant
The Mercedes-Benz Kassel plant was founded as "Hanomag-Henschel-Fahrzeugwerke GmbH" in 1969 and for more than 50 years has been producing, among other products, axles for commercial vehicles.
The plant is the global competence center for commercial-vehicle axles at Daimler AG. In future-oriented production processes, the employees produce axles for trucks, buses, vans and cars, propshafts and gear sets. For a climate-friendly and future-oriented production, a complete hall with two assembly systems is in operation at the plant. It draws its entire energy from photovoltaic systems on the hall roof. The location in Kassel is one of the largest commercial vehicle axle plants in Europe and the largest industrial employer in the city.
Daimler Truck AG at a glance
Welcome to the Daimler Truck AG, the pioneer of commercial vehicles.
We founded the modern transportation industry with our trucks and buses more than 120 years ago. Today we are one of the largest global commercial vehicle manufacturer. Within our business areas Daimler Trucks and Daimler Buses, more than 100,000 employees in more than 35 primary locations around the world are standing behind our seven vehicle brands: BharatBenz, Freightliner, Fuso, Mercedes-Benz, Setra, Thomas Built Buses and Western Star.