HELLA's electronics joint venture with bhap starts series production in China

14 januari 2020

The joint venture HELLA BHAP Electronics has started production. The company was founded in 2018 by HELLA and BHAP, one of the largest automotive suppliers in China. Together with numerous high-ranking guests and customer representatives, the new electronics plant in the Chinese city of Zhenjiang has now been officially commissioned.

On a production area of 7,000 square metres, the series production of control units for sunroofs was initially started there at the end of last year. The production of components for lighting electronics will follow in just a few months. Subsequently, the production portfolio is to be gradually expanded to include additional products from the areas of energy management and driver assistance. The corresponding expertise is already being developed.

Initially, the customers of HELLA BHAP Electronics are mainly companies of the BAIC Group. Subsequently, the customer base shall be expanded to both the Chinese and global market. The joint venture currently has around 65 employees; this number is to be continuously increased in the course of further expansion stages.

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