The special vehicle manufacturer MAFI & TREPEL Technology GmbH is purchasing a 13.7 hectare site in Bremerhaven. On the property, which is located in the immediate vicinity of the container terminal, the company intends to build a logistics centre before the end of this year after all preparatory work has been completed. It will be put it into operation by the end of next year.
Millions invested in Bremerhaven
Overall, the company intends to invest a high double-digit million euro amount in the site in the coming years. "Heavy-duty transports are costly over long distances and involve long detours. In Bremerhaven we have direct access to heavy-duty quays and experienced local logisticians in the immediate vicinity," says MAFI & TREPEL Technology Managing Director Werner Berger.
Special vehicles for port operations, industry and airports
The MAFI company is located in Tauberbischofsheim in southern Germany. Its vehicles are used in numerous sectors: for example in ports, where MAFI builds tractors and trailers for container transport and heavy haul. The special vehicles are also used for transport tasks in steelworks, foundries and heavy industry.
TREPEL Airport Equipment GmbH, which manufactures vehicles for airport use, also belongs to the group. Its vehicles will also be shipped via the new Bremerhaven location. In the medium term, around 200 new jobs are to be created here. MAFI and TREPEL are among the leading companies in this market worldwide.
Example of a MAFI vehicle in action: