The Audi site in Ingolstadt has been growing for years and the area available at the corporate headquarters is limited, which has made expansions in the region necessary. Another focus of investment is therefore the new Audi production facility in Münchsmünster, located about 30 kilometers (18.6 mi) east of Ingolstadt. A competence center is located at the 31-hectare site there for the production of die-cast aluminum structural parts, hot and cold-formed pressed parts and suspension components. Production will be ramped up incrementally. More than 350 people are currently employed there; by 2017 there will be about 900. The entire site covers 48 hectares.