March 02, 2012

Valmet Automotive now member of the German Association of the Automotive Industry

Valmet Automotive’s roof system unit in Osnabrück is the newest member of the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA). The membership in the association promoting research and clean and safe mobility is logical for Valmet Automotive as a globally leading provider of convertible roof systems.

 Valmet Automotive GmbH Osnabrück is now one of the over 600 members of the Association, ranging from major OEM's to automotive suppliers. The members seek a common understanding and working bases in various fields of automotive industry. The association also leads a lively dialogue with the industry, the public, politicians and customers.

 Sustainability and solutions of modern mobility are the main objectives of the VDA.  Today, Valmet Automotive is one of the largest convertible roof system providers in the world. With the focus on engineeringand manufacturing of premium roof systems, the company shares the targets and aspirations of the VDA completely.

 The new membership also deepens Valmet Automotive’s networking and discussions with the German automotive companies on all levels.

 “Valmet Automotive is an essential player in the global roof system business. The VDA is the right forum for us to attend. The membership will give us much, and we can definitely contribute to the VDA and its members”, says Michael Hannemann, Senior Vice President, Roof Systems, Valmet Automotive.

Further information:
Teija Ċhlman, VP Communications, Valmet Automotive
Tel. +358 20 484 8060
Valmet Automotive is an experienced provider of automotive engineering, vehicle manufacturing, convertible roof systems and related business services. Our special areas of expertise are premium cars, convertibles and electric vehicles. We employ 1,700 professionals in Finland, Germany, Poland, Sweden, China and the USA.