Solihull plant of JLR, which covers over 300 acres of area and provides jobs to over 6,000 individuals, had a special visitor earlier this week, Prime Minister David Cameron. He was given a tour of the JLR facility during the course of this visit. He was also shown the brand new state of the art aluminum body shop facility at the plant.
Apart from being given a detailed tour of the plant, the Prime Minister was seen chatting up with several of the employees. Company CEO Dr. Ralf Speth presented and insight of JLR’s business to the Prime Minister who was happy with the company’s performance in auto markets markets and its role in helping to balance the economic situation in the UK.
David Cameron also conveyed his thoughts on the skilled labor force employed at the Solihull plant and use of innovative technologies for manufacturing these vehicles. Energy efficient technologies which are used by the facility for producing and bonding aluminum sheets were also demonstrated to the Prime Minister.
The Solihull plant is the main centre which looks after the manufacture of the new 2013 Range Rover, which has an aluminum body improving its performance and stability to a great extent.