Mercedes-Benz production plant located in Wörth celebrates this year its 60th anniversary. In fact, the first cab shell rolled off the assembly line on October 1, 1963. Also, with an area of almost three million square meters, Wörth plant is the world’s largest in the Mercedes-Benz Trucks production network.

The well-known Mercedes-Benz Trucks plant has got electric vehicle manufacturing in its future, as series production of the battery-electric Mercedes-Benz eActros started in 2021, followed by the second electric series truck Mercedes-Benz eEconic in 2022.

Mercedes-Benz has manufactured more than 4.4 million trucks in Wörth

In the 60 years since production began, more than 4.4 million trucks have been manufactured in Wörth. For the anniversary year of 2023, a variety of activities will take place around and inside the plant: Among others, an anniversary celebration, the traditional family day on which employees can experience the plant together with their families, as well as an Advent café and the Christmas concert. The highlight of the celebrations will be a ceremony in the fall.

“It will continue to be the people who make up the plant in the future. Our innovative strength and commitment to Mercedes-Benz Trucks are largely driven by the workforce. That is why qualification and further training in future technologies are essential for us. And in order to successfully shape the transformation, we are consistently investing in our employees, because they are the ones I need by my side as enthusiastic allies in these fascinating times”, commented Andreas Bachhofer, Plant Manager Mercedes-Benz Wörth plant.

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