Manufacturing News

AHMSA invests US$ 70 million to build a 100 MW power plant
Altos Hornos de Mexico (AHMSA) announced plans to invest US$ 70 million in the construction of a 100 MW power plant in Monclova, Coahuila, in order to meet 100% of their electrical needs under a self-supply system. "We currently cover 60% of our electricity consumption with our own plants, with thi...
Ternium Mexico to increase revenue from the auto industry
Ternium Mexico seeks to raise its revenues from the automotive industry from 20 to 25%, with its new laminate projects in Nuevo Leon, said director Maximo Vedoya in an interview to El Financiero. "The automotive industry is very important, that's why we dedicate all the time and projects. It needs ...
Volkswagen Puebla plant increases production, exports by 16.9% through September
The assembly plant of Volkswagen in Puebla reported an increase in production of 16.9% from January through September, while exports recorded the same percentage variation in that period. According to the Mexican Automotive Industry Association (AMIA), through the ninth month of 2017, the assembled...
Premium automaker awards KUKA Systems US$ 75 million contract for US, Mexico plants
Automated solutions supplier KUKA Systems announced has received three major new systems contracts from a leading manufacturer of premium vehicles to supply engineering and construction of systems to build vehicles body structures in the United States and Mexico. The order value lies at approximatel...
Japan-based Toray Industries builds new carbon fiber plant in Jalisco
Japanese advanced materials manufacturer Toray Industries, Inc. announced that it has developed a new variety of regular tow carbon fiber with an outstanding combination of cost and performance; therefore, the company, through its U.S. subsidiary Zoltek Companies, Inc., has decided to build a new ca...