In Slovakia, the country which is a leader in the number of produced automobiles on per capita, YFAI is located in three locations – in the Automotive Business Center in Bratislava, the Tech Center in Trenčín and in a production plant in Námestovo.
The Tech Center in Trenčín employs 160 experts and was established in 2004, belonging to YFAI since summer 2015. The campus measures 6000 sqm. As part of the YFAI Global Engineering network, the YFAI Trencin Tech Center designs, develops and validates Instrument Panels, Door Panels and Floor Consoles for all major OEMs.
The Product Development Engineering team is supported by other experts from various technical departments, to be able to create best-in-class interior products.
The new testing laboratory, founded in 2017, occupies half the space of the Tech Center, in which the company performs durability and material tests forautomotive interior components such as instrument panels, cockpits, door panels and floor consoles. With the new testing chambers, materials can be tested in terms of their safety and durability.
In addition, the environmental effects and emissions as well as vibration resistance and visual appearance can be determined.
The YFAI Trenčín Tech Center is located in the industrial zone of Trenčín with easy access to the highway D1.