For the start of production of the A-Class, apprentices from the Rastatt plant produced a steering wheel model using modern additive production processes such as 3D printing. The model is passed on from plant to plant like a baton. From left to right: Arno van der Merwe, President and CEO of BBAC, Andreas Brand, Chief Engineer of Mercedes-Benz Compact Cars Production, as well as Chen Wei, Senior Executive Vice President of BBAC.

D537311 Ramp-up in the global production network: Start of production of the Mercedes Benz A Class L Sedan in Beijing
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    18C1009_003
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    For the start of production of the A-Class, apprentices from the Rastatt plant produced a steering wheel model using modern additive production processes such as 3D printing. The model is passed on from plant to plant like a baton. From left to right: Arno van der Merwe, President and CEO of BBAC, Andreas Brand, Chief Engineer of Mercedes-Benz Compact Cars Production, as well as Chen Wei, Senior Executive Vice President of BBAC.
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    Nov 21, 2018
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