Adient, world’s largest car seat maker, has currently 1,850 employees at its plant in Pitesti, Arges county, and plans expansion of production capacity and the employees number.
U.S. ambassador to Romania, Hans Klemm, visited Adient trim factory for car seats in Pitesti, the largest factory of its kind in the European Union, stating that one of his priorities as Ambassador it is to promote the prosperity of both countries, America and Romania, a press release informs.
“I was encouraged by Adient plans to expand its production, a clear sign that we have a bright future together,” Klemm said.
On the same occasion, Costin Trimbitasu, Adient Romania plant manager, announced that the company wants to hire 200 upholsterers for the factory in Pitesti.
The company is present in Romania since 2000 and has a total of 5,500 employees, owing 8 production sites: Jimbolia (structures and mechanisms), Timisoara (textiles for car covers), Craiova (car seats for Ford) Poiana Lacului (PU foam), Bradu (Dacia car seats and structures), Ploiesti (trim), Pitesti (trim).
With 75,000 employees in 230 factories in 33 countries worldwide, manufactures and delivers seats for all vehicle classes and all OEMs. Every year, Adient supplies automotive seats and components for more than 25,000,000 cars.
Adient is the world’s largest global automotive seating supplier and was created in 2016 when Johnson Controls’ automotive seating business was spun off as an independent company.