Can an entire manufacturing plant be relocated without interrupting delivery schedules? Steyr Powertrain, a fledgling company within the automotive sector, has shown how it can be done. agiplan gave a helping hand.
They were out of the starting-blocks! As part of the corporate restructuring plan within Steyr-Daimler-Puch Fahrzeugtechnik the components unit of the Austrian automotive supplier was to be spun off as a separate company. The new affiliate, manufacturer of drivetrains, engine components and axle modules, was christened Steyr Powertrain, or SPT for short. It would now have to stand – and indeed run – on its own two feet.