A part of Powertrain & Chassis
Phone: +47 32 77 05 00
At a glance
> Hvittingfoss is a part of the business segment Powertrain & Chassis
> Opened in 1976
> The product range includes gearshift- and clutch actuation
systems, chassis rods and gearbox components
The plant in Hvittingfoss was established in 1976 and started with business based on manufacturing of license-products to Volvo and Scania (Brake- and Clutch components etc.). The plant was a part of the Kongsberg Automotive buy-out from “Kongsberg Vaapenfabrikk” and has a history with more than 50 years of Automotive experience.
The largest customers are Daimler, Volvo, Scania and Paccar together with several other players in the global high-premium truck segment. Key processes/knowledge is 5-axis machining in aluminum and steel, automation and assembly. The plant is organized in two value streams:
- Gear- and Clutch Actuation producing gearshift- and clutch actuation systems for Volvo Trucks, Scania, Daimler, Paccar, MAN and some 15 other customers globally.
- Chassis and Components producing chassis rods and gearbox components mainly for Volvo trucks and Scania.
- From Oslo Airport Gardermoen approx. 1 hour and 45 minutes driving
- From Sandefjord Airport Torp approx. 50 minutes driving