The development center for sensors and actuators was founded in 2008, and has been based in Ostrava’s Hrabová district since 2014. Ostrava R&D is the second-largest development unit of the Powertrain Components Business Unit, which focuses on the development of temperature, level, pressure, flow and mechatronic sensors.
The R&D center includes a prototype workshop and laboratories equipped with state-of-the-art technology, including 3D CT, a 3D scanner, high-temperature furnaces up to 1200°C, oil level and temperature measuring equipment, EMC laboratory, etc. In 2017, a new laboratory for material testing and characterization was built.
Ostrava boasts a strong international group of designers, SW and HW developers and test engineers, as well as project managers and specialists in purchasing, sales, controlling, quality, HR and other support functions.
Our main customers include leading automotive manufacturers such as Daimler, GM, Audi, Scania, MAN, Cummins and others.