The inauguration ceremony of the extension of the Bontaz Tunisia site took place on Tuesday 9 November. It marks the official opening of the first clean room in Tunisia dedicated to the manufacture of automotive components. This is a major step forward in achieving the objectives set by our ambition B1 2030.
A NEW ADVANCED SITE
After major expansion work, the extension of the Tunisian site is operational. Bontaz Tunisia has a new look and now has state-of-the-art facilities and equipment concentrated in a 6,500 m² grey room inaugurated Tuesday 9 November. This room will be specialised in the manufacture of power supply equipment (solenoid valves) targeted in particular at parts with higher added value.
The inauguration was attended by Christophe Bontaz, President of the Bontaz Group, His Excellency André Parant, French Ambassador to Tunisia, His Excellency Lorenzo Fanara - Representative of the Italian Ambassador to Tunisia, the Tunisian Ministry of Industry and the Governor of Ben Arous, province where the Bontaz Tunisia site is located.
WITH AMBITION B1 2030 IN MIND
As a showcase for our industrial know-how, the subsidiary and its new site will enable us to meet the growth and challenges of tomorrow. The extension will consolidate the production capacities of Bontaz Tunisia and will help the Group to reach the objectives set by the ambition B1 2030.
Designed for the production of automotive equipment, the project will evolve towards new activities in the future as part of the Group's diversification strategy (electric bicycle motors, bicycle braking systems, etc.)
A STRONG SYMBOL FOR THE LOCAL AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY
The Bontaz Group has invested nearly €8 million to carry out this extension and on this occasion reaffirms the strategic importance of our Tunisian site within the Group. It is also the first grey room dedicated to the manufacture of automotive components in Tunisia. Thanks to this investment, Bontaz Tunisia strengthens its position and ranks among the leaders of the local automotive industry.