Gifhorn in Lower Saxony has a population of around 41,000 and is located 20 kilometres from Wolfsburg and approximately 30 kilometres from Braunschweig.
One of the most important buildings in the town is Gifhorn Castle which includes a museum of local history. Festivals and markets take place here every year. Gifhorn also has an international windmill and watermill museum – a unique institution in Europe. It includes 16 mills from 12 different countries, as well as historical items from the milling industry. The city is located in the southern area of the Lϋneburg Heath, a flat landscape featuring unique flora and fauna. Many parts of the Lϋneburg Heath are protected in official nature reserves.
Wolfsburg is where the headquarters of Volkswagen are based. The city was originally established as a home for the Volkswagen employees. Today, it has a population of around 125,000 inhabitants. SMP operates an engineering centre in Gifhorn focusing, amongst other things, on product development, prototype construction, 3D printing and CAD/CAM. Join our team and help us shape world class vehicles with our products.