Tempel Changzhou Opens State-of-the-Art Automotive Focus Factory


New plant continues company expansion into hybrid/EV market

Tempel Changzhou Automotive Focus Factory located in Changzhou, China.

CHICAGO, IL – Tempel Steel Co. has announced a new dedicated state-of-the-art facility on the Tempel Changzhou campus that specializes in high-technology, complex automotive laminations and motor cores. The approximately 30,000 square foot facility will be operational by Fall 2018.

Facility highlights:

  • All new world class production equipment with presses up to 400 tons
  • Factory designed specifically for high volume, critical automotive lamination production with demanding quality requirements
  • Temperature and humidity-controlled production environment to optimize product quality and manufacturing productivity
  • Positive pressure environment with air filtration multiple times per hour to support technical cleanliness requirements
  • Underground scrap conveyors to provide a more efficient production environment
  • EV forklifts to stabilize technical cleanliness

Opening this new facility puts Tempel in a prime position to take advantage of the emerging xEV production demand in China. The brand new state-of-the-art stamping presses and a facility specially designed to maintain the technical cleanliness required to produce highly complicated and precise xEV laminations will help Tempel exceed customer expectations.

For more information, visit www.tempel.com.