MEKRA Lang GmbH & Co. KG, the leading global manufacturer of vision systems for the commercial vehicle market, announces it will sell its shares in Nanchang JMCG Mekra Lang Vehicle Mirror Co., Ltd, a joint venture with JMCG (Jiangling Motors Corporation Group) that manufactures rearview mirrors for passenger cars, SUVs and light commercial vehicles for the Chinese market. The sale will be completed by the end of this year, subject to regulatory approval. Following the already completed sale of the shares in Changchun FAWAY Vehicle Mirror System Co., Ltd. (formerly Changchun MEKRA Lang FAWAY Vehicle Mirror Co., Ltd.) in the middle of this year, this is a further step towards focusing on the core sales markets in the commercial vehicle sector.
MEKRA Lang is thus strengthening its expertise in a market segment in which the company is known as a hidden champion and innovation driver and is highly regarded by its customers. MEKRA Lang will be celebrating its 90th anniversary next year. Over the course of the company's history, it has developed from the small mirror factory of the post-war years in a backyard in Fürth into the world's leading manufacturer of vision systems, supplying all the industry's renowned OEMs as a 1st tier supplier. With the first TÜV-approved mirror replacement system ready for series production, MEKRA Lang has successfully taken the step into the world of electronics in addition to the continuous further development of its highly complex mirror systems and has cemented its reputation as an innovation-driving global market leader for vision systems in the commercial vehicle market.