Manufacturing News

Mexico’s auto production reaches new record high in October
Auto plants in Mexico built 365,111 vehicles in October, the highest monthly figure ever, which also represents an 11.1% increase compared to the 328,490 units assembled in the same month of 2016, the Mexican Automotive Industry Association (AMIA) revealed today. From January through October 3,194,...
BMW inaugurates training center in San Luis Potosi 
As the construction of the new BMW assembly plant in San Luis Potosi keeps its course, company officials and local authorities inaugurated today the automaker’s training center which is part of a US$ 20 million investment to train the technicians who will work in the new complex. Out of the total...
Mexico's auto sales drop 10.2% in October
Auto dealers in Mexico, struggling a market weakened by natural disasters, sold 123,318 new vehicles in October, which represented a 10.2% drop compared to same month of 2016, according to figures released by the Mexican Automotive Industry Association (AMIA).  From January through October auto de...
Continental opens new plant in San Luis Potosi, its second in less than a year
ContiTech, a division of German manufacturer Continental, has opened a new production facility in San Luis Potosi, Mexico to produce air induction systems for turbochargers. The opening comes seven months after the company inaugurated another plant, also in San Luis Potosi, to manufacture hydraulic ...
Owens-Illinois upgrades Coahuila facility to be ‘the most modern glass container factory in the world’
Owens-Illinois, Inc., the world’s largest glass container manufacturer, announced it has expanded its 50-50 joint venture with Constellation Brands in Coahuila, Mexico, which implies a new investment of approximately US$ 140 million. The joint venture operates a glass container production plant i...