During normal peak times, over 250 people working at the Astera factory across all departments. Currently, around 100 Astera staff (primarily from production, quality control and the warehouse) are dedicated to this project. Astera’s management team in Shenzhen are considering hiring another 100 temporary workers for the face mask project, depending on demand.
The current contract runs for 3 months, after which Astera has the option to continue or switch back fully to producing their award-winning range of wireless battery powered LED fixtures.
Astera’s factory / warehouse houses all production elements involved in the manufacturing process plus other departments including some sales, purchasing, and part of the Astera R&D team. The brand’s quality control, operations, production and engineering all feature a dynamic mix of local and European management, while the company’s administrative HQ, senior management and R ‘n’ D are based in Munich, Germany together with sales and marketing.
Having been manufacturing for two decades in China, Astera embraces the spirit, energy and diversity of a truly harmonious international operation combining the best of Asian and European design, creativity and efficiency – in bringing its high-quality products to market.