Takenaka Received the Gold Award of Jaguar Land Rover’s Supplier Excellence Awards


Nov 8, 2019Takenaka Corporation

Takenaka Europe (President: Masayuki Takinami), the subsidiary of Takenaka Corporation (President: Masato Sasaki; hereinafter “Takenaka”) in Europe, was awarded the Gold Award of Jaguar Land Rover (hereinafter “JLR”) Supplier Excellence Awards in the category of Non-Production Purchasing.

The yearly award is intended to honor those companies among JLR’s all (approximately 3,000) suppliers that achieve conspicuous success with gold, silver, and bronze awards in three categories: Non-Production Purchasing, Production Purchasing, and Product Engineering.

Takenaka Europe is the first construction company honored with this award in recognition of its high flexibility to budget, quality, and delivery period, and successful use of state-of-the-art technologies such as BIM to overcome challenges facing the construction of the Jaguar Rover’s new Slovakia Factory completed in 2018.

At the award presentation held on May 14 in the Cotswolds in England, the approximately 400-year history of the Takenaka Group and its major achievements in countries around the world were introduced. The award was presented to Takenaka’s employees involved in construction at a ceremony separately held on October 3, in Nitra City in Slovakia. JLR Vice President, Ian Harnett took part in the event.

Presentation ceremony on October 3 in Nitra for Takenaka’s employees involved in construction

Presentation ceremony on October 3 in Nitra for Takenaka’s employees involved in construction


Presentation ceremony in the Cotswolds in England

Presentation ceremony in the Cotswolds in England


Supplier Awards Video (English Only)  https://vimeo.com/337793291(新しいウィンドウでページを開く)


Outline of Jaguar Land Rover’s new factory in Slovakia

Location Dolne Hony, Nitra, Slovakia
Building scale 2 fl. aboveground; total floor space: 101,944 m2
Major use Automotive body plant
Design Kohlbecker Gesamtplan GmbH
Construction Takenaka Europe GmbH
Completion March 2018

Location Dolne Hony, Nitra, Slovakia
Building scale 1 fl. aboveground; total floor space: 148,917 m2
Major use Assembly plant
Design Kohlbecker Gesamtplan GmbH
Construction Takenaka Europe GmbH
Completion October 2018
Location Dolne Hony, Nitra, Slovakia
Building scale 2 fl. aboveground; total floor space: 14,218 m2
Major use Office building
Design Takenaka Europe GmbH
Construction Takenaka Europe GmbH
Completion February 2019