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Modine completes Hungary factory

HUNGARY: US company Modine Manufacturing has completed construction of a new, 92,000ft² vehicle cooling product manufacturing facility in Mezökövesd, Hungary.

Situated on 1 million ft² of land adjacent to an existing Modine location, the state-of-the-art building adds capacity to build aluminium engine and powertrain cooling products for the automotive, off-highway and commercial vehicle markets. Modine will manufacture liquid-cooled charge-air coolers, liquid-to-liquid layered-core oil coolers and Origami condensers, as well as other key aluminium products.

In total, 340 employees will staff a three-shift operation. Installation of a CAB furnace and Origami condenser line, including a tube mill, is complete, with presses, assembly stations, VAC furnaces and leak testers to follow this year.

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