FIC presents the new memberVolkswagen Sarajevo
TAS (Tvornica Automobila Sarajevo) was established in 1970 in cooperation between Volkswagen AG and UNIS, with Volkswagen holding a 49% stake and UNIS 51%. CKD assembly of the Volkswagen Beetle started in Sarajevo in 1972, followed by CKD assembly of the GOLF and Jetta in 1976 and the Caddy in 1982. 1989 was a record year for the Sarajevo plant, with a total of 3,500 employees assembling 37,000 vehicles. Fallowing the war years, the Sarajevo plant was recommissioned in 1998. Since 2001, Volkswagen AG has held a stake of 58% and joint venture Prevent has held a 42% stake in the plant.
SKD assembly of Volkswagen, Skoda and Audi models started in 1998 and continued until 2008. In 2009, the EcoCarrier small electric van was produced in cooperation with the German company EcoCraft.
The plant of Volkswagen Sarajevo d.o.o. has a total surface area of 157,000 square meters, including 22,300 square meters of production area in use and 36,700 square meters of unused production area.
Volkswagen Sarajevo produces components that are installed on many different engines and models of Group brands. The main products of the plant include stub axle, ring gears, wheel hubs and wheel flanges. In 2011, the plant produced about 2.4 million stub axles, 1.0 million ring gears and 0.6 million wheel hubs and wheel flanges. In addition the plant produces intake pipes, exhaust silencers, swirl chambers, machine parts and reservoir, tubes, currently to customers' specifications. Sarajevo has also developed container production capabilities and now manufactures a wide range of universal and special containers tailored to customers' requirements. One of the special containers produced is a push trolley with tilting system developed by the engineers of Volkswagen Sarajevo. A patent for this invention is pending.
With its „Think Blue Factory“ initiative, the Volkswagen brand has set itself clear targets for the environmentally sustainable positioning of all its plants. By 2018, the aim is to reduce the environmental impact of all Volkswagen plants by 25 percent. Specifically, this means 25 % lower energy and water consumption, waste volumes and emissions at all plants. In January 2009, Volkswagen Sarajevo was one of the first companies in the metal-working industry of Bosnia and Herzegovina to be awarded an environmental permit. This is a mandatory certificate that demonstrates that companies operate in accordance with the environmental regulations laid down by the state. In 2011 Volkswagen Sarajevo received an ISO 14001 Certificate for its environmental management system in November 2012.
FIC presents the new member
Company Bekto Precisa d.o.o. is a leader in the production of highly sophisticated tools for plastic and metal and is actively involved in product development of its business partners and customers. Bekto Precisa today employs over 400 young, promising employees with a tendency towards further development and progress.
Through years of experience, continuous investments in expert staff, new technologies and development, our company achieved rapid progress in all business segments. Our goal is for Bekto Precisa to continue maintaining the high standards of quality, offering our customers the best products and services.
The core values of our company are:
- desire to learn
- winning spirit
Bekto Precisa owns modern facilities with modern machines, experienced and professional staff that can carry out the initial idea into action, offering customers the product in record time delivery. Our previous projects highlight the variety of services we offer and how we can increase the value of the project. Regardless of whether it is a simple or complex project we are able to, based on our experience, provide superior service to our clients. In one company drives for design and manufacture of tooling, plastic spraying, assembling finished products, quality control, storage and distribution are centralized.
Our clients and partners come from the field of the auto industry, the ski industry, electrical industry, and other industries: BMW, Volkswagen, Fisher, Marker, Mosdorfer, Koncar, Hella, Promotech and many others who have recognized the high quality of our products.
Employees of the company possess the necessary knowledge and skills and attend regular training courses which allow us to improve our services and products and to reach a higher level of quality, with the aim of building and achieving the original business culture and significant role in the region.