Hella expands its office in Craiova
French real estate group Catinvest announces the 1,300 sqm expansion of the office space of German automotive supplier Hella to an area of approximately 8,000 square metres in ElectroPutere Parc.
At Hella’s design and development center in Craiova, efforts are underway to create solutions to enhance vehicles’ safety and comfort using state-of-the-art technologies. Approximately 600 employees are contributing to the design of the car of the future, all forming a dedicated team of engineers, programmers, and experts in cybersecurity and quality.
”A new test laboratory, the third on the site, will be built on the largest part of the office space extension in ElectroPutere Parc. This follows a new project in the Hella Technical Center Craiova portfolio, with a new generation of products that will replace the old fuse box in the machine with a fully electronic solution. This will be used in electric cars”, says Nicolae Neagu, Director of Hella Technical Center Craiova.
Operating in Romania since 2005, Hella now employs more than 5,000 workers in its five design and development centers in the country, an administrative center, and three production facilities in Timisoara, Arad, Lugoj, Craiova, Oradea, and Iasi. As a leading global supplier, Hella develops innovative technologies for electronics and lighting products, contributing to the growth of three major industry trends: electrification and energy management, safe autonomous driving, and the experience of a digitized and sustainable passenger compartment. Many of the products developed in the Romanian design centers, such as electronic components and systems, are then manufactured in the company’s facilities in the country and global network.