ZF Serbia, which has a production plant and engineering centre in Pancevo and employs more than 1,100 employees of various profiles and over a hundred engineers, will soon open an R&D centre in the Novi Sad Science and Technology Park (NTP).
ZF Serbia plans to recruit 150 engineers at the new R&D site in the coming months. “The new ‘ZF’ research and development centre in Novi Sad will be one of the best research and development facilities in the group. Together with the existing R&D centre in Pancevo, Serbia will become one of the main hubs of the company’s global R&D network, covering the entire development of software and hardware solutions for electric vehicle propulsion,” says ZF’s Vice President, Otmar Scharrer.
“The opening of the R&D centre in Novi Sad is our new success and a turning point in the development of ZF Serbia towards the implementation of the Next Generation Mobility strategy, focused on providing new sustainable and comprehensive mobility and driving concepts,” said Milan Grujic, Director of ZF Serbia – Commercial.
“With the coronavirus pandemic and climate change, the challenges in the industry have become more and more complex. Therefore, I am pleased that our state-of-the-art R&D centre will bring together a large number of experts and engineers ready to work together on solutions for a sustainable future,” said Michael Stauch, Managing Director of ZF Serbia – Technical.
As part of the Next Generation Mobility strategy, the ZF Group is placing particular emphasis on the development of complete solutions for sustainable mobility. In the electrification of passenger car drives, the Group supports the automotive industry with flexible solutions suitable for a variety of international markets.
(Nova Ekonomija, 14.12.2021)
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