Continental Automotive Czech Republic s.r.o., plant Brandýs nad Labem
With almost 3,000 employees, the Continental Automotive plant in Brandýs nad Labem ranks among the largest employers in the Central Bohemian Region. The company boasts a long history, it was created through the privatisation of part of the former state enterprise PAL Kbely.
Plant Brandýs specializes in car electronics for automobile manufacturers all over the globe. The product portfolio ranges from multimedia systems, car radios, climate control units, infotainment touch panels to cluster units and telematics. In its plastic molding and painting productions, the plant produces plastic parts for its electronic products.
Interesting production process is Optical Bonding which enhances the readability of displays on direct sunlight and thus contributes to safer traffic on the roads.
An automated warehouse started its operations in 2017. And further automatization is seen also in production where collaborative robots are being implemented. These help operators with routine or ergonomically challenging production operations.
Continental in the Czech Republic
In the Czech Republic, Continental operates in locations Adršpach, Brandýs nad Labem, Frenštát pod Radhoštěm, Horšovský Týn, Jičín, Ostrava, Otrokovice and Trutnov. The group also includes the service network BestDrive. Continental employs more than 14,000 employees in the Czech Republic.
Production plants in the Czech Republic produce interior electronics, telematics, sensors, brake systems, washer systems, pumps, high pressure pumps, valves, hose systems and tires for cars and trucks. Some locations house also R&D centers with international assignments.
Continental AG was founded in 1871 in Hannover, Germany, and nowadays ranks among the top 5 automotive suppliers worldwide. Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and networked mobility of people and their goods. This technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transport. Currently Continental employs more than 243,000 people in 60 countries.