Renault Group

Casablanca Plant (SOMACA)

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Privatized in 2003, SOMACA (Société Marocaine de Constructions Automobiles) has been 100% owned by Renault since March 2019. The Casablanca plant builds Groupe Renault vehicles. It currently produces the Logan, Sandero Sandero Stepway models from Dacia.
  • FOUNDED IN: 1959

  • LEGAL FORM AND CAPITAL OWNERSHIP: Limited company owned 99% by Groupe Renault (91% by Renault sas ; 8% by Renault Maroc), 1% by private shareholders.

  • ACTIVITY: Bodywork-assembly

  • WORKFORCE1,560 at December 31, 2020

  • AREA: 31 ha, o/w 9 ha of covered buildings

  • CERTIFICATIONS: EAQF "A"

 

Main products

Logan 2, Sandero 3
PRODUCTION 2020
  • Logan 2: 17,891 units
  • Sandero 2: 49,761 units
  • Nouveau Sandero: 53 units

Environment

Built in the 1950s, SOMACA is now located in an urban area situated in the expansion of the city of Casablanca, the economic capital of Morocco. Aware of its responsibility to local residents, the plant, which is ISO 1400 certified, works closely with public stakeholders to ensure continuous improvement of its environmental performance.

Environmental policy (In french only)

Quality

As a pioneer plant in the Moroccan automotive industry, SOMACA has made quality the cornerstone of its performance. Acting for the influence of the "Made In Morocco", the vehicles produced in the plant get the best customer satisfaction scores in the markets where they are distributed.

Quality policy (In french only)

 

News

With the launch of New Sandero and the upcoming New Logan, SOMACA is pursuing its success story with the Dacia brand present in Morocco since 2005. The plant is putting all its energy into successfully bringing its new vehicles to series production to ensure that they meet the quality standards expected by the market.

Our history
Back to the key dates
  • 1959: creation of the Casablanca plant.
  • 1966: signing of an agreement with the Moroccan State for the assembly of Renault vehicles by SOMACA.
  • 1996: signing of the ‘Economical LCV’ agreement with the Moroccan State and manufacturing of the Express model begins.
  • 1999: manufacturing of Kangoo begins.
  • 2001: ISO 9002 certification awarded.
  • 2003: signing of an agreement with the Moroccan State for the acquisition by Renault of 38 % of the SOMACA’s share capital (26 % in September 2003 and 12% at the end of October 2005).
  • 2004: signing of the ‘Renault Kangoo Economical Car’ agreement with the Moroccan government.
  • 2005: Renault acquired the 20% share in SOMACA held by Fiat and the 12% share in SOMACA held by the Moroccan State.
  • 2006: Renault acquired 14% of the capital of SOMACA, held by private shareholders. Launch of Logan 1.5 dCi.
  • 2007: Logan exported to plants in France and Spain – Plant receives ISO 14001 certification.
  • 2009: launch of production of Sandero.
  • 2011: 50th Anniversary Celebration.
  • 2013: SOMACA starts producing new Sandero and new Logan.
  • 2016: celebration 500,000th Renault vehicle / Signature of the new collective agreement.
  • 2017: inauguration of the wastewater treatment plant.
  • 2018: production capacity increasing project annoucement.
  • 2019: Renault acquires the remaining 20% held by PSA in March 2019.
  • 2020: launch of the production of the 3rd generation of Sandero

Contact us

SOMACA
km 12, Autoroute de Rabat Ain Sebaa
Casablanca – BP2628
Morocco

+ 212 22 75 48 48