HELLA in Lithuania
HELLA in Lithuania

HELLA Lithuania plant is built up from the scratch. The greenfield advantage is to implement Lessons Learned and Best Practices from HELLA locations all over the world – for instance the new standard business division Electronics plant layout.

The groundbreaking for the production plant of HELLA Lithuania took place in October 2017 in direct neighborhood of Kaunas Airport. Roughly ten months after groundbreaking in August 2018, first series production for Build-to-Print products for the business division Lighting has been commenced.


It is planned to extend the product range and to use this location to manufacture primarily sensors, actuators and other kinds of control modules for European automobile manufacturers.





The vision of HELLA Lithuania is to base all activities on entrepreneurship, teamwork and open-mindedness. Collaboration within HELLA Lithuania as well as with all business partners is guided by integrity, proactivity and continuous development.



HLT DNA – being the team of open‑minded intrapreneurs in automotive electronics



June 2017: Legal registration as UAB HELLA Lithuania

November 2017: Ground breaking ceremony

April 2018: Roofing ceremony

August 2018: Start of series production

September 2018: Official opening ceremony

December 2018: HELLA Lithuania received award as an Investment of the year 2018

January 2019: 100th employee joined HELLA Lithuania

February 2019: Ranked as the 3rd best employer in Lithuania in manufacturing category

September 2019: IATF 16949 and ISO 9001 certification audits passed

October 2019: Start of operations of Waste Gate Actuator for turbocharged gasoline engines

January 2020: Ranked as TOP employer in Lithuania 2019

March 2020: Start of operations of 24GHz Radar Sensor for rear applications

June 2020: 15 Mio € sales generated in FY20/2

January 2021: Ranked as TOP employer in Lithuania 2020

January 2021: Start of operations of Fuel Control Module


Facts & Figures

Headcount on 6 January, 2021: 188
Planned headcount for the end of FY20/21: ~250

Location: Oro parko st. 6, Kaunas FEZ, 54460 Lithuania
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