Croatian Company Contracts Jobs Worth 32 Million Euros with Car Industry

By 30 January 2020

As Jozo Vrdoljak/ writes on the 29th of January, 2020, the Croatian company AD Plastik Group has contracted new deals for the Russian and European markets worth an enormous 31.8 million euros in total.

Additional jobs for the Renault-Nissan-AvtoVAZ alliance worth 22.4 million euros have been contracted over on the Russian market, and cooperation with the PSA Group is continuing on the European market, with which new jobs with a total value of 9.4 million euros have been contracted.

The AD Plastik Togliatti plant in Russia will produce shock absorbers and exterior pillar trims for the new Lada Grant model and lower bumper grilles for the new Renault Logan iSandero models. These are additional jobs for new Alliance vehicle models that were initially contracted back in 2019.

The start of batch production of these vehicle models is planned for the second and third quarters of 2021, with an estimated duration of eight years. 15.2 million euros worth of new deals have been agreed for the Lada Grant vehicle and 7.2 million euros for the new Renault models, which is excellent news for this large Croatian company.

''The new jobs contracted with the PSA Group are a confirmation of the very successful status of the AD Plastik Group in the panel of suppliers of this reputable automaker. The AD Plastik Group factory in Mladenovac has contracted the production of glass guides for Opel Astra, the best-selling Opel vehicle, with a total value of 5.8 million euros. The start of batch production is planned for the fourth quarter of 2021, with an estimated project duration of eight years,'' the highly successful Croatian company AD Plastik stated.

The Solin-based factory will produce exterior parts, namely the upper grilles, which will be installed on the Fiat Ducato and Opel Vivaro, vehicles from the FCA and PSA group. This Croatian company will be producing parts for these commercial vehicles for the first time, with a contract value of 2.2 million euros in total.

The start of batch production is also planned for the fourth quarter of 2021 with a project duration of two years.

Air extractors for the Peugeot 308 and Opel Astra will also be produced at the Solin factory, with a project value of 1.4 million euros. The commencement of the batch production of this project is planned for the first quarter of 2021, with an expected duration of seven years.

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