The Mikron Group is opening a new subsidiary in the Kaunas area of Lithuania.

As part of the Mikron Automation business segment, this will initially produce modules for automation solutions, mainly for customers in the automotive industry. It will thus support the segment’s growth strategy.

With the new site, Mikron aims to benefit from cost advantages and a wide pool of talent in particular. Mikron is planning to create up to 50 jobs in Lithuania in the medium term.

The Mikron Group develops, produces and markets highly precise, productive and adaptable automation solutions, machining systems and cutting tools.

Rooted in the Swiss culture of innovation, the company is a global partner to firms in the automotive, pharmaceutical, medtech, consumer goods, writing instruments and watchmaking industries.