Manufacturing News

Instead of sedans, now Toyota plans to build pickups, possibly SUVs, in Guanajuato
Toyota Motor Corp announced it plans to build Tacoma pickups and possibly SUVs at the production plant currently under construction in the state of Guanajuato, Mexico. That facility was originally intended for production of Corolla sedans, which instead will be built at a new manufacturing plant the...
Standex International acquires Piazza Rosa Group with operations in Queretaro
Standex International Corporation, a New Hampshire-based multi-industry manufacturer announced that it has acquired Italy-based Piazza Rosa Group, a leading provider of mold and tool treatment and finishing services for the automotive and consumer products markets with operations in Queretaro, Mexic...
Logistic solutions supplier Tradelossa opens facility in Nuevo Laredo
Logistic solutions supplier Tradelossa, a company specialized in over dimensional and heavy loads, announced it has opened a 17,000 square-meters facility in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, to support its operations across the Mexico-US border. The facility is located close to the Colombia Bridge, enabli...
California-based ICON Aircraft resumes deliveries
California-based ICON Aircraft announced it has resumed customer deliveries with six of its A5 light sport amphibious aircrafts in June and July.  “These are the first customer deliveries the company has made since announcing a production delay last spring. The owners are located in Washington, ...
Mexican auto sales drop 7.3% in July; year-to-date deliveries still up 1.4%
Mexican auto dealers sold 122,110 light vehicles in the seventh month of 2017, 7.3% less units tan the 131,764 vehicles delivered in July 2016. Total sales from January through July still represent a 1.4% increase to 865,161 vehicles from 853,620 units sold during the same seven-month period from 20...