“In the case of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, this model is now being produced in Germany, the United States, China and South Africa. To bid for a contract like this, you have to show you can produce in each of these areas.”
Exhaust system manufacturer Friedrich Boysen was selected by Mercedes-Benz to supply C-Class production at each of the four global locations where the car is now produced. In this interview Julian Buckley speaks with CEO Rolf Geisel about securing the contract with Mercedes, expanding to meet that demand and global product development
We are an exhaust systems specialist, this means we develop and produce complete exhaust systems which we then deliver to our customers in the automotive industry via just-in-sequence production and logistics. Therefore our product range includes the complete spectrum of exhaust system components like catalytic converters and all other integral exhaust components, such as diesel particulate filters (DPFs), selective catalytic reduction (SCR) components and muffler systems. Our main customers are Mercedes-Benz, BMW and Audi.