"GAT sign contract with China"
"Kirchhasel. A visit from China yesterday at the company GAT mbH (Company for fuel and automotive technology) in the industrial area Kirchhasel. Representatives from politics and business of the Yiwu region came. The occasion for the visit was the signing of a joint venture agreement. It is planned that GAT in Yiwu opens a central warehouse for sales in South-East Asia.
"China in particular and Asia are important markets for us" says GAT Managing Director Dr. Gaby Urban. Her company is specialized in the production and distribution of chemical-technical products for the automotive industry and industrial application. The additives developed and produced in Kirchhasel ensure extended engine life span and lower emissions. "With our products all systems are kept clean in the vehicle" she brings it to the point.
To their customers the company, which has been based in the building of the former „Mehag“ since March 2016, counts car- and workshops for premium class cars in Asia, Russia, Arabia and Africa. The products are now exported to 60 countries. "In China, products made in Germany, are still very important. Increasingly, the environmental aspect also plays a role there, "the boss knows.
Yiwu is an up-and-coming industrial region, and is also connected to Germany by train, which allows fast delivery times. "We are looking forward to working with them on this cooperation. On behalf of our government I can give them our full support" said Chen Xiucian from the local government council.
GAT has invested around 3.5 million Euros in the past years, and it would be five million by the end of the year, it said yesterday. Two to three ocean freight container leaves the production site every week. The company currently has 23 employees."