Manufacturing News

Flex starts Nike shoes production at US$ 39 million plant in Jalisco
Multi-sector American technological manufacturer Flex Ltd. officially inaugurated its US$ 39.5 million production site in Zapopan, Jalisco, where the company manufactures high-tech sports shoes for Nike. The 57,000 square-meter factory already employs 5,000 workers, but is expected to hire an addit...
Siemens doubles production capacity at Queretaro plant with US$ 7.2 million investment
Germany-based technological solutions supplier Siemens inaugurated a new production line at its Balvanera plant, located in the municipality of Corregidora, Queretaro, where the company invested US$ 7.2 million to double production capacity of control panels and switches for low and medium voltage m...
Infiniti officially starts production of the QX50 in Aguascalientes
Infiniti announced that along with the presentation of the semi-autonomous crossover QX50 in Los Angeles, California, its production officially started this week for the global market at the COMPAS plant, located in the state of Aguascalientes. The new QX50 will arrive to U.S. showrooms in the firs...
Daimler introduces two cabover tractor trucks specifically for the Mexican market
In response to the Mexican trucking industry’s shift towards cabover-engine tractor trucks, Daimler Trucks North American introduced two new Freightliner cabover models designed specifically for Mexico. The two new tractors, a Class 8 unit dubbed the 2528 and a Class 6 unit numbered 1217, join Da...
Volkswagen to reduce shifts on certain production lines in Puebla facility
Some Volkswagen assembly workers in Puebla, Mexico, will work in reduced shifts starting April 2018 and throughout 2019 to adapt to the production needs of the new Jetta A7, local media reported citing internal documents from the auto workers union. The company will apply shifts with 1.5 hours less...