Skip to main content

Back to Press Releases

Yanfeng strengthens its presence in Serbia

Yanfeng expands its portfolio with a new plant for the seating business

Neuss, Germany –

Yanfeng, a leading global automotive supplier, has completed construction on a new manufacturing site in Kragujevac, Serbia. The plant will launch production by summer 2022.
The company plans to create about 500 new jobs
over the next few years.

“With our new seating plant in Kragujevac, we are responding to market demand and expanding our product portfolio in Europe,” said Chunfeng Xu, General Manager of Yanfeng Seating in Europe. Yanfeng will manufacture seat components for various customers in a production area of approximately 20,000-square-meters. The plant will be set up to flexibly adapt to changing capacity requirements and enable the company to provide complete seats in Europe.

The new plant in the Šumadija district is Yanfeng’s second location in Serbia. Since 2019, Yanfeng has operated an interior component plant in Kragujevac. Furthermore, the manufacturing network includes two plants in Czech Republic, as well as other sites in Slovakia and Hungary. With the new plant in Serbia, Yanfeng will also reinforce its presence in the Eastern European growth markets, while maintaining a strong and dedicated presence in Western Europe.

About Yanfeng:

Yanfeng is a leading global automotive supplier, focusing on interior, exterior, seating, cockpit electronics, and passive safety, and is exploring new business actively. Yanfeng has more than 240 locations and approximately 55,000 employees worldwide. The technical team of 4,200 experts is in 8 R&D centers and other regional offices, with complete capabilities including engineering and software development, styling, and test validation. Focusing on Smart Cabin and lightweight technology, Yanfeng supports automakers to explore future mobility and provide leading cabin solutions.