ZIM Flugsitz GmbH opens production plant in Schwerin
ZIM Flugsitz GmbH has progressed to become one of the most significant manufacturers of aircraft seats. Airlines and aircraft manufacturers appreciate above all the high quality of products “Made in Germany”. The family-led company with its head office in Markdorf (Baden-Württemberg) currently employs 150 staff. The lack of space for expansion and a shortage of skilled workers at the company’s headquarters led to the first deliberations to look for a further production facility as early as 2015.The plant in Schwerin was opened on 3 March 2017. Around 120 invited guests from the world of politics and business as well as representatives of international airlines attended the opening ceremony. The facility will now produce an annual quantity of 20,000 aircraft seats in an area of 7,500 square metres. 80 permanent new jobs have been created in the initial phase.