Production Locations

Darfon’s center will be fully dedicated to their OEM and ODM customers as well as their BESV e-bike brand. – Photo Darfon Group

Darfon Group opens R&D center in Poland

JELENIA GORA, Poland - The Darfon Group has inaugurated a new center for product development, design and innovation for the e-bike industry. The...

It is currently no longer possible to plan ahead to meet demand at two parallel production sites,” explains Frank Bohle, CEO of Schwalbe in a company statement. – Photo Bike Europe

All Schwalbe tyre and tube production moving to Vietnam

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam - Schwalbe announced yesterday the strategic realigning of its production and will manufacture all tyres and tubes...

“We believe that our facility in Europe will be a key asset for Yamaha in the e-mobility sector,” says Patrice Maciejewski, President, Yamaha Motor Manufacturing Europe, previously known as MBK. - Photo Yamaha

Yamaha renames MBK production facility in France to YMME

SAINT QUENTIN, France - Yamaha Motor Europe has announced that its wholly-owned European manufacturing site in Saint Quentin, France, previously...

“This facility is a showcase of our meticulous attention to detail and of our relentless pursuit of excellence,” said Darfon’s Chairman & CEO Andy Su. – Photo Darfon

Darfon opens OEM e-bike factory in Europe

ČVRČOVICE, Czech Republic - To offer a one-stop-shop solution to its customers, Darfon Electronics has started an e-bike assembly and batteries...

As of September 2023, the value of bicycle exports from Spain reached €214 million. - Photo Shutterstock

Spain retains buoyant bicycle production and export value

MADRID, Spain - Bicycle exports from Spain to the rest of the world remain well above pre-pandemic figures and show a positive trade balance,...

Suitable components from irreparable drives undergo intense inspection and cleaning before assembly. – Photo Brose

Brose tackling waste with remanufactured motor production

BERLIN, Germany - Drive system manufacturer Brose started the serial remanufacturing process for its old e-bike drives in 2021 and has been...

The current factory of A. Dugast tyres was only opened in June 2022 as an integrated part of the north Europe headquarters of Vittoria. – Photo Bike Europe

Vittoria moves A Dugast production from the Netherlands to Thailand

BREMBATE, Italy - Only one and a half years after the opening of an all-new facility in Oldenzaal, the Netherlands, Vittoria has announced the...

The helmet manufacturer BSA which has been working for Uvex Group for almost 30 years will close by the end of 2024. – Photo Uvex Group

Uvex Group to close its German bicycle helmet production

OBERNZELL, Germany - Cycling and sports gear manufacturer Uvex Group announced the closure of one of its European production locations in a strategic...

According to its website, Shimano supplier Kwang Li Industry Sdn Bhd was founded in 1992 to provide services for the assembly of bicycle components. – Photo Kwang Li Industry

Shimano under fire: Reports of modern slavery at Malaysian supplier

PEKAN NENAS, Malaysia - Shimano is having to investigate one its Malaysia suppliers, Kwang Li Industry, following an investigation by a UK newspaper...

In three years, the Vélo Factory, operated by Cyclelab Group, should be able to produce 15,000 bikes across all segments. – Photo Cyclelab Group

Cyclelab opens OEM bicycle factory in France

L'ISLE-JOURDAIN, France - More and more bicycle factory initiatives are being launched in France. The latest is that of the Cyclelab Group located in...