New location for 600 EDAG engineers in Munich: Turf cutting ceremony for the EDAG Development Centre

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· EDAG will start with the construction of the new development center in Munich
· New building is scheduled for completion in the summer of 2021
· Holger Merz, the COO of the EDAG Group: "Investment is a sign of the con-tinuous development of the group"

The world's largest independent development service provider EDAG will use all of its expertise to erect a new ambitious EDAG building on the Frankfurter Ring in Munich.
The official turf cutting ceremony on 16.4.2019 marked the start of this future-orientated new project on the Frankfurter Ring 73 in Munich in the year of the EDAG's 50th anniversary. In the summer of 2021, 600 EDAG engineers will move to the new building. With more than 1,000 employees, Munich is one of the world's largest locations in the EDAG Group. "With the new facility in Munich, we can offer our customers all-round local engineering service capacities in the area of the development of complete vehicles, production plants and elec-trics/electronics. Investment at the Munich location is a sign of the continuous development of the group," explains Holger Merz, the COO the EDAG Group.

EDAG has firmly established itself in the automotive sector as one of the world's leading engi-neering service providers. The company has had premises in the Bavarian capital since 1970 and has continuously expanded its competences and capacities over the past decades. The EDAG Group's plans for the near future also include the continuing growth of the Munich site. For instance, EDAG recently inaugurated a new location in Unterschleissheim for its brand EDAG BFFT Electronics.
100 highly qualified employees in the area of "autonomous driving" contribute their expertise for the development of future-oriented vehicles into the service portfolio of the EDAG Group in Mu-nich and other locations.

About the EDAG Group
EDAG is an independent engineering service provider working for the global automotive industry. The company has a global network of some 60 branches at the world's major automobile centres to serve leading national and interna-tional vehicle manufacturers and technologically discerning automotive suppliers.

In addition, EDAG also offers engineering services in the vehicle engineering, electrics/electronics and production solutions segments. This extensive competence enables EDAG to provide its customers with all-round support, from the original idea to design, through to product development, prototype construction and even turn-key production systems. As an innovative technological leader, the company also has competence centres for ground-breaking fu-ture technologies for the automotive industry: lightweight design, eMobility, digitalisation, integral safety and new production technologies.

In 2018, the company achieved a sales volume of € 792 million and an adjusted EBIT of € 47.6 million. On 31st De-cember, 2018, EDAG employed a global workforce of 8,641 (including apprentices).

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Christoph Horvath 
Press Spokesman of EDAG 
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E-mail: christoph.horvath@edag.com 

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