Release Date: 08/18/2021
Eschenbach, Germany, August 2021 – Rogers Corporation’s (NYSE:ROG) Advanced Electronics Solutions (AES) business will make a multi-million Euro investment at its current production site in Eschenbach. Rogers management has approved the investment to expand its proprietary metal bonding technology that is critical to support the global growth of EV’s (Electric Vehicle) and HEV’s (Hybrid Electric Vehicle). The Rogers Germany´s production area in Eschenbach will be enlarged by >2000 m2 in order to increase productivity and to deliver the latest products.
Company building, exterior view
Company building with production extension, bird´s eye view
With the expansion of the production area, the production capacities for Rogers’ curamik® substrates will meet the future demand of the EV/HEV market. Furthermore, the investment includes optimization of the production process and further automation to position this state-of-the-art facility for flexibility and further growth. This investment of approximately 20 million Euros and this site expansion are a clear commitment on the part of Rogers to the Eschenbach community in the Upper Palatinate. The groundbreaking ceremony took place on July 21, 2021 and in addition to the Rogers Germany management team of Roger Tushingham & José Menendez, and the site expansion project team, distinguished invited guests included the District Administrator, Andreas Meier, the 1st Mayor of the city of Eschenbach, Marcus Gradl and representatives of the Eschenbach Volunteer Fire Department. The topping-out ceremony is expected to take place in mid-September and the company's management is targeting March 2022 for completion.
Rogers Management & project team, District Administrator (Andreas Meier), the 1st Mayor of the city of Eschenbach (Marcus Gradl) and representatives of the Eschenbach Volunteer Fire Department
Rogers Corporation (NYSE:ROG) is a global leader in engineered materials to power, protect and connect our world. Rogers delivers innovative solutions to help our customers solve their toughest material challenges. Rogers’ advanced electronic and elastomeric materials are used in applications for EV/HEV, automotive safety and radar systems, mobile devices, renewable energy, wireless infrastructure, energy-efficient motor drives, industrial equipment and more. Headquartered in Chandler, Arizona, Rogers operates manufacturing facilities in the United States, Asia and Europe, with sales offices worldwide. For more information, visit www.rogerscorp.com.