Spanish manufacturer Masats announced the start of production of its manufacturing plant in Kennesaw, Georgia.
With the start-up of this plant, Masats has achieved the goal of being an American manufacturer of doors, fulfilling the Buy America Act (BAA).
The first doors for 2018 contracts have already begun to be shipped from Masats-LLC plant in Kennesaw, GA to the respective clients.
As a first phase, Masats-LLC has prioritized the manufacture of BAA doors for Transit buses, to be followed shortly by Commuter vehicles doors, that will go in production in the second quarter of 2018, and shipments in late June.
Subsequently, Masats will broaden the range of products manufactured in the US to the doors for Motor Coaches, minibuses and other products.
The Masats-LLC plant in Kennesaw, GA will also host the Service Department in North America, from where the distribution of spare parts and the Field Service Network will be managed. That will progressively expand, prioritizing the areas of activity, for all the vehicles equipped with Masats doors.