The European Commissioner for Transport, Mrs. Violeta Bulc was welcomed yesterday at TPV headquarters in Novo mesto, accompanied by Mr. Blaž Pongračič, Member of the Cabinet , and Mr. Zoran Stančič, Head of the Representation of the European Commission in Slovenia.
At the occasion of the meeting on the mobility of the future and planned developments, which have been identified by the European Commission in the field of vehicles and automotive industry, TPV presented their latest achievements in the automotive industry emphasizing the recent outstanding development deal with BMW and Volvo Cars, and their development plans. The representatives of the European Commission were also given a presentation on the smart factory modules the company designs for their own needs and for marketing. In the discussion, they mentioned the possibility of financial incentives granted for projects that TPV and similar Slovenian companies are planning within the development of the mobility of the future.
The Commissioner commended numerous novelties and progress the TPV Group has made since her last visit a year ago and was fascinated by their innovative solutions both in the automotive industry and digitalization. She expressed her support for the presented projects and plans of global expansion of TPV Group.
ABOUT TPV GROUP:
TPV Group is one of the leading development suppliers operating on the global market of automotive industry. Their core activity, whose main driver is the company TPV d.o.o., is development and production of different components for automotive industry, such as body and chassis assemblies, car seat components and parts, and engine gaskets. Moreover, they develop and provide comprehensive solutions for production logistics management, where the automated guided vehicles, which are result of their own development, are one of the key products. The company is located in five sites in Slovenia– Novo mesto, Brežice, Suhor, Velika Loka and Ptuj – and one site in Kragujevac, Serbia. They are globally recognized as a development and pre-development supplier in the automotive industry. Their development services are purchased by most demanding OEMs for their premium brands like BMW, Mercedes Benz, Volvo, Rolls Royce, Jaguar, Land Rover, Renault etc. TPV develops products which have a significant impact on the driving dynamics, safety, ecology and driving comfort.
The TPV Group is besides TPV d.o.o. composed of TPV Prikolice d.o.o., TPV Avto d.o.o. and TPV Šumadija d.o.o,, extending their field of operation to sales of new and used cars, program of comprehensive services for car users and program of light car trailers. The latter are developed and produced jointly with the German partner Böckmann. TPV is also one of the partners in the development company called SiEVA, who develops technological competencies and takes part in various research projects.
TPV Group revenue: 153 mio € (2017)
Employees: 1.205 (2017)