Schottel opens new manufacturing facilityCompany News // September 25, 2015
Schottel, the well-known manufacturer of marine propulsion systems, has opened a new Rudderpropeller factory.
The factory was built near the company headquarters at a total investment volume of EUR 45 million. It includes four production shops (up to 270m long and 18m high) and a three-storey building for administration, social and technical purposes – all amounting 23,000 m² of production and office space.
The new site will provide a total of 290 jobs in production and administration, including 20 apprentice positions. The factory has been designed using the latest methods and is so versatile that it can be adapted to changing requirements over the long term. With the new site, Schottel has increased its production capacity by roughly 30 per cent.