Sesé consolidates its business in the United States with capacity to assemble 325,000 vehicles per year at its Chattanooga plant

  • The company assembles front and rear axles for the automotive industry at its facility
  • The production centre has 28,000 sq meters of manufacturing space, the capacity for 1.3 million assemblies per year and coordinates more than one hundred suppliers
  • It is one of Sesé’s eight production sites worldwide and the most innovative in terms of technology
  • The project represents a total investment of around 40 million euros

Zaragoza, 17 May 2023. Sesé’s production facility in Chattanooga (USA) celebrates its first anniversary and consolidates the company’s presence in North America. The plant has the capacity for 1.3 million assemblies per year, which translates into 325,000 vehicles per year. It represents an investment of around 40 million euros.

Sesé manages every phase of the entire supply chain for the automotive industry, including the assembly of all types of vehicle components and assemblies. The company assembles front and rear axles for electric and combustion vehicles at its plant in Chattanooga, which it supplies directly to the manufacturer just in sequence. Sesé has a team of over 400 people, coordinates more than 100 suppliers worldwide and manages more than 360 sub-components.

“This project has consolidated Sesé’s position as a strategic partner for the automotive industry and our ability to successfully execute a complete project from start to finish: from site identification, construction of the plant, design of production lines, installation of equipment, systems integration, commissioning, start-up testing and prototyping, to the first Series 0 deliveries”, saidSesé USA CEO Araceli Carrasco.

The most innovative and efficient plant

Sesé has eight production centres around the world where it carries out the complete assembly of any vehicle modules. Of those eight, the plant in the United States is the newest and most advanced in terms of innovation, technology and Industry 4.0. It has 28,000 sq meters of manufacturing space and four production lines in which 16 collaborative automated robots interact with 56 Automatic Guided Vehicles (AGVs).

In order to combine innovation with sustainability and maximum efficiency, all the company’s production plants also follow a plan to reduce the environmental impact of industrial activity. The plan includes high-efficiency machinery, process digitisation, use of recycled and recyclable raw materials, installation of photovoltaic panels for power at the plants and reuse of water used for cooling injection equipment to reduce overall consumption.

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