Jacobs start production in Czech Republic


By Jim Gibbins - 1st December 2019

USA / Czech RepublicJacobs Vehicle Systems (Jacobs) of Bloomfield, Connecticut, USA, a manufacturer of heavy-duty diesel engine retarding and valve actuation systems, has shipped its first engine brake from its newly opened European facility, near Brno, Czech Republic.

"Our engineers are working closely with engine manufacturers across Europe, including such brands as DAF, Daimler, Deutz, Renault Trucks and Volvo,” said Hilko Schmitt, marketing and business development manager for Jacobs. “Thanks to its strategic location in the middle of the continent, Brno represents an ideal base for us. We will be able to respond flexibly to the needs of all of our European partners.”

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