SEAT Martorell Factory – Video
2017 was a very positive year for job creation at SEAT. In the past 12 months, the SEAT Group workforce has grown by a total of 185 employees, mainly for the production lines at the Martorell factory and for strategic projects related with car connectivity and the company’s digitisation, as well as for the large SUV which the brand will be launching this year and for the new Audi A1. SEAT also hired 75 young people who started their studies at the Apprentice School, the company’s dual vocational training centre.
The SEAT factory in Martorell, the brand’s main car manufacturing facility, increased its vehicle production output by 1.4% in 2017. With a total of 455,470 cars, Martorell again retains its status as leader of the automotive industry in Spain, the second largest vehicle producing country in Europe and eighth largest in the world. Since 2009, output at Martorell has gone up by 51%, and four models are being produced in the Martorell factory at present: Ibiza and Arona (Line 1), Leon (Line 2) and Audi Q3 (Line 3). Lines 1 and 3 both feature three production shifts, while Line 2 has two.